"A discussion on the future of trade, investment and the environment. It sets out the trade, investment and environment agenda in the run-up to the Millennium Round of trade negotiations. Topics covered include: building markets for sustainable trade; environmental regulation; finance and transnational corporations; environmental regulation and international investment; and conflict resolution in the World Trade Organization. The contributors include Renato Ruggiero (WTO Director General), Brian Wilson MP (UK Trade Minister), and John Gummer MP (former UK Secretary of State for the Environment)."--Provided by publisher.
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part Part I A strategic overview of the debate and the key issues for the future chapter the future Renato Ruggiero chapter Brian Wilson chapter Gary P. Sampson chapter David Wakeford chapter Tom Burke chapter John Gummer part Part II Towards win-win solutions? chapter Poverty and sustainability (David Batt) chapter Building sustainable markets (Nick Robins) chapter 'Green consumerism' and trade: a Ghanaian forestry perspective (Moses Adigbli) chapter 'Green consumerism' and labelling: a retailer's perspective (David Wheeler) part Part III Resolving key WTO issues chapter Overview chapter Multilateral environmental agreements chapter Process and production methods chapter Conflict resolution in the World Trade Organization. Assessing the story so far: hope on the horizon? part Part IV Environmental regulation and international investment chapter The role of foreign direct investment chapter Lessons from the Multilateral Agreement on Investment part Part V Summary of conference discussions chapter Halina Ward.