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Towards an Indicative List of FDI Sustainability Characteristics

Sauvant, Karl P.; Mann, Howard

Based on a review of 150 instruments, ranging from international investment agreements to codes of multinational enterprises, this paper identifies ten core characteristics of sustainable FDI and twenty emerging sustainable FDI characteristics widely accepted across ten stakeholder groups. The paper explores furthermore opportunities and mechanisms to advance the application of the sustainability characteristics. The FDI sustainability characteristics are also of immediate relevance for the discussions of investment facilitation.

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Academic Units
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Publisher
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and World Economic Forum
Published Here
December 20, 2017
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