We support policy makers in crafting and implementing balanced, transparent regulations on competition, investment, consumer protection and selected economic sectors.
Regulatory issues are increasingly important to deal with to ensure sustained and sustainable growth and development. Balanced, transparent and well-crafted regulations in all spheres of economic activity can provide an enabling environment for overall growth and development. They can also accommodate social and environmental concerns and other public policy objectives.
However, crafting the regulations is not enough: there should also be institutional, technical and human capacity for their effective implementation.
This is why we support policy makers in crafting and implementing balanced, transparent regulations on competition, investment, consumer protection and selected economic sectors. CUTS International, Geneva builds on the vast experience of the family of CUTS organizations in designing, promoting and helping the implementation of reforms in developing countries.
In Geneva, we sensitise negotiators to the implications of their negotiated agreements on national reforms. We also bring environmental and safety standards to the attention of policy makers.
The work of CUTS International in Geneva and elsewhere has a long-standing reputation for maximising the developmental effect of regulatory reforms through institutional, technical and human capacity building. Through research, advocacy, events and capacity building, we have worked on competition, investment, consumer protection and other sectoral regulations.
Competition>Six years after the first edition, CUTS is preparing the second volume of its flagship publication "Competition Regimes around the World - A Civil Society Report". Taking us through 150 years of the evolution of competition law, legislation and implementation, this second volume will now cover 148 countries.
Business Regulation >The BRCC Project undertakes research to comprehend business regulations in India at the national and state levels, and find ways to best motivate corporate entities to emerge as champions of responsible conduct.
Sustainable Energy >The Indian city of Rajarhat has great potential for adoption of modern solar technologies and is poised to become a model solar city. Through this project, CUTS Calcutta aims to play its part by achieving 10 per cent reduction in consumption of conventional energy.
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