Markets working to support sustainable development

Database of mechanisms

Our database offers summaries of a range of market governance mechanisms relevant to SSM.

Each summary includes a description of the mechanism, information about the regions and sectors where it works and links to relevant research. They’ve been created using desk research and publically available material. Links to the source of information we’ve used is given at the end of each profile.

Creating these profiles is an ongoing process and it is impossible to cover every mechanism that exists. We welcome all contributions!

You can browse by Category, Sector or Region below or use the search facility at the top right of the page if you're looking for something specific. You can also see a list of all summaries by name.

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North America Africa Middle East
North America Central America
Africa Asia
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