Dr Camilla Toulmin, Director, International Institute for Environment and Development
'This book offers an expert and timely analysis of a key tool in EU trade policy - the sustainability impact assessment...[it] sheds much-needed light on the relationship between trade and development, demonstrates that it is far more complex than EU policy allows for, and makes innovative proposals for change.'
Dr. Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP for South East England, The European Parliament
'This book makes a significant contribution to the field of impact assessment by critically examining the application of trade sustainability impact assessments over the last decade and suggesting ways that such assessments could be more effective in shaping negotiations.'
Hussein Abaza, Chief, Economics and Trade Branch, United Nations Environment Programme
'An in depth look at trade and the need for sustainability to figure high up on the agenda.'