Sustainability is Key to North America’s Near-Shoring Potential and Future Wellbeing
The world has entered an era in which the countries and companies that transition to net-zero emissions will shape the 21st Century economy. The pandemic, and now the war in Ukraine, have heightened concerns about the vulnerabilities of supply chains and the potential benefits from “near-shoring” manufacturing from Asia to Mexico. The challenge for Mexico and North America is that energy transition and near-shoring must move together.
This essay is part of the series, "Strengthening North American Ties - A Must For Competitiveness," by the Wilson Center's Mexico and Canada Institutes.
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The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. Read more
The mission of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute is to raise the level of knowledge of Canada in the United States, particularly within the Washington, DC policy community. Research projects, initiatives, podcasts, and publications cover contemporary Canada, US-Canadian relations, North American political economy, and Canada's global role as it intersects with US national interests. Read more