Economic instruments for resource governance and environmental protection

Research theme: Natural resources and international economic law.

Elena Blanco and Professor Jona Razzaque worked together in a variety of projects establishing the link between the processes of globalisation, the institutions of international economic law and natural resource governance. From this collaboration, a variety of publications emerged, including:

The authors are now working on a new and expanded edition of Globalisation and Natural Resources Law, under contract with Edward Elgar (2021) which will consider the substantial evolution of the field in the last decade. The new edition will contain new chapters on investment law and natural resources, corporate responsibility, supply chain due diligence, corporate tax evasion, transparency initiatives in extractive sectors, and the opportunities and perils on the transition to renewable energy driven by the climate emergency.