Anchoring Sustainability: Maritime Trade Regulations and Practices

Anchoring Sustainability: Maritime Trade Regulations and Practices

By Ashok Raman, 04 November 2023

Previously: Environmental Impacts of Trade

Regulations and policies that prioritize sustainable trade typically involve measures such as monitoring and mitigating carbon emissions, promoting best practices, using renewable energy sources, and ensuring fair labour practices. 

How is “Sustainable Trade practices” mitigating the impacts on the maritime and wider ecosystems as a whole?

Trade has been identified as an important means to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes “international trade as an engine for inclusive growth and poverty reduction.” 

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