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‘Social Impact Assessment (SIA) includes the processes of analysing, monitoring and managing the intended and unintended social consequences, both positive and negative, of planned interventions (policies, programs, plans, projects) and any social change processes invoked by those interventions. Its primary purpose is to bring about a more sustainable and equitable biophysical and human environment.’ International Principles for Social Impact Assessment

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The Mobile Workers Guide. Fly-in/Fly-out and rotational shift work in mining. Yukon Experiences

18 December 2017
, Other Countries
This guide is designed for people who work in the extractive industry (and their families) and who fly or drive as long-distance commuters to a mining camp. These forms of labour mobility are called FIFO (Fly-in/Fly-out) or DIDO (Drive-in/Drive-out). Some workers come from nearby communities while others have to fly for many hours to get to work. The Guide contains useful information also for companies and communities affected by FIFO/DIDO. 

Operationalising the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Perspectives from the Oil and Gas Sector

14 December 2017
, Other Countries
The UNGPs have been widely accepted as the normative standard on business and human
rights. Drawing from the author's experience in the extractives sector, they have explored how the UNGPs were applied at BG Group in the period between 2010 and 2016. They have described some of the underlying design principles that informed the company’s approach at the time, and explored some of the dilemmas and challenges that accompany the practical implementation of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights.  

HRIA Key Citations Released

14 December 2017
, Other Countries
Key citations on the topic of Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA), are now available online, thanks to IAIA members Nora Götzmann and Natasha Maria Lund Andersen. (http://www.iaia.org/uploads/pdf/Key Citations_HRIA 17 Oct.pdf)

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Knowledge Management Analyst- Washington, DC

18 December 2017
Washington, North America
IFC position for Knowledge Management Analyst - Deadline for application on 04 January 2018

Apply at: http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/careers_ext_content/IFC_External_Corporate_Site/IFC+Careers/Career%20Opportunities/CareerOpportunityPlaceHolder?JobReqNo=172285
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