E15 Karl Sauvant

Karl P. Sauvant

Senior Fellow - Investment

Karl P. Sauvant is an ICTSD Senior Fellow - Investment, Resident Senior Fellow, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University; Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Scholar, Columbia Law School; Guest Professor, Nankai University, China. Former: Founding Executive Director, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Director of the Investment Division, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Created the prestigious annual World Investment Report, of which he was the lead author until 2004. Authored a substantial number of publications on issues related to economic development, FDI and services. Honors: Fellow of the Academy of International Business and an Honorary Fellow of the European International Business Academy. PhD, University of Pennsylvania. 

Opinion

26 October 2017
Developing countries face various complexities and challenges when negotiating large-scale investment projects with foreign investors. In this article, the author discusses how developing countries can be assisted in the negotiation process in order to reach mutually beneficial, durable, and...

Bridges news

14 September 2016
Потребности в сфере международного инвестирования необычайно высоки. Все страны пытаются привлечь инвестиции, так как это означает предоставление ресурсов, необходимых для создания рабочих мест, содействия росту и развитию, а также для обеспечения благополучия для каждого из нас. Международные...
29 June 2016
Comment encourager des flux d’IDE durables afin de promouvoir le développement durable ? Cet article examine l’état du régime juridique et politique international en matière d’investissement et présente des options pour sa réforme. L’investissement international s’impose désormais comme la forme de...
21 June 2016
How to encourage the flow of sustainable FDI for sustainable development? This article examines the state of the international investment law and policy regime and presents potential options for its reform. International investment has already become the single most important form of international...
19 May 2016
La inversión internacional se ha vuelto la forma más importante de transacciones económicas internacionales y el agente de integración más poderoso entre las economías. Se ha vuelto más relevante que el comercio en la entrega de bienes y servicios a mercados extranjeros y entrelaza economías...
18 September 2015
What kind of international effort might be required to facilitate sustainable investment? The global challenges of poverty, sustainable growth, and climate change are being tackled with renewed vigour through a post-2015 development agenda and accompanying sustainable development goals. This will...