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Pillar IV - Financial and Social Inclusion (Redistribution)

The last pillar of the framework, financial and social inclusion, aims to ensure that the higher economic growth results are distributed to each segment of society inclusively, either through…

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Food governance

The chapter focuses on what institutions govern the food chain and how can institutions foster equity and inclusiveness. What happens when they do the opposite? This video is licensed under the CC…

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Q&A | Perrine Toledano | 2016 Oct. 13

Perrine Toledano from the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment answers questions on the effect of quantity of minerals in the ground on prices, the challenges faced by oil and gas producing…

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Q&A| Lise Johnson | 2016 Oct. 7

Lise Johnson answers questions about issues like noncompliance in the oil industry. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Impact of Water Footprints

In this chapter, Ruth Matthews discusses the governance of water for sustainable production and consumption purposes. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Challenges for Food Loss and Food Waste and Opportunities for Reduction

Every night, 795 million people go to bed hungry although we produce sufficient food to provide an average 2700 kilocalories every day per person. Four billion metric tons of food produced annually.…

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The Permanent Income Consumption Theory

This chapter focuses on the permanent income view of consumption and saving, delving deeply into mechanics and also exploring how taxes can be incorporated into a discussion of consumption and…

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The Life Cycle Model of Consumption and Saving

This chapter continues to explore the concept of permanent income, but in the setting of a household economy that lives for many decades -- what is called the life cycle model of consumption and…

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Consumption, Saving, and the Intertemporal Budget Constraint

This chapter focuses on saving and investment, which are the main drivers of capital accumulation. By building up the stock of capital, the economy becomes more productive in the future. Consumption…

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Global Value Chains

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the movement of products long distances through multinational companies, as well as the challenges presented by the global scales of production for many…

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GHG Mitigation in Agriculture, Part II

In this chapter, Petr Havlik mentions that the trade offs between climate mitigation and food availability are potential real in the developing world and presents several examples of mechanisms which…

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Ecosystem Conversion

This chapter covers ecosystem conversion, and specifically the ways in which humans convert natural landscapes so that they have a productive form for human ends whether that is for agricultural or…

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