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A practical guide on Technical aspects

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Stakeholder analysis
Date submitted:   22/10/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 


Cordaid / RTENN (2016), Informing local communities, civil society and local government about oil & gas. A practical guide on Technical aspects, February 2016. 

Addressing Social Impacts of Resource Developments

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   4/01/2011
Member:  
 

Franks, D, Fidler, C, Brereton, D, Vanclay, F and P, Clark. 2009. Leading Practice Strategies for Addressing the Social Impacts of Resource Developments. Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland. Briefing paper for the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Queensland Government. November. Brisbane.

Akwe´: kon – Voluntary guidelines ...

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   18/08/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Convention on Biological Diversity. 2004. Akwe´: kon – Voluntary guidelines for the conduct of cultural, environmental and social impact assessment regarding developments proposed to take place on, or which are likely to impact on, sacred sites and on lands and waters traditionally occupied or used by Indigenous and local communities.

Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Conflict
Date submitted:   18/03/2013
Member:   Ms Yvette Evers
 

David Bloomfield, Martina Fischer & Beatrix Schmelzle (eds.) Dialogue series number 4 (2005). New Trends in Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA). Short reflection papers by all authors shed light on progress and controversy regarding the new trends in peace and conflict impact assessment. http://www.berghof-handbook.net/dialogue-series/no.-4-new-trends-in-peace-and-conflict-impact-assessment-pcia

Boomtown Toolkit

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Social indicators
Date submitted:   18/12/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

UQ Boomtown Toolkit (2015) from http://boomtown-toolkit.uq.edu.au

Community Grievance Mechanisms (CGMs) Toolbox

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Grievance mechanisms
Date submitted:   19/05/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This toolbox enables oil and gas companies to create, implement and raise awareness of Community Grievance Mechanisms (CGMs).

Community grievance mechanisms in the oil and gas

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Grievance mechanisms
Date submitted:   27/01/2015
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Community grievance mechanisms in the oil and gas industry IPIECA January 2015

IPIECA’s new manual provides practical step-by-step guidance on how to plan and implement operational-level community grievance mechanisms (CGMs), and how to design and manage corporate CGM frameworks.

Community Health and Shale Development Guidebook

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Social development
Date submitted:   25/11/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Community Health and Shale Development Guidebook, 2015 by RESOLVE’s Solutions Network.

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   10/04/2017
Member:  
 

The CHRB’s Pilot Methodology is the result of extensive multi-stakeholder consultation around the world over two years, involving representatives from over 400 companies, governments, civil society organisations, investors, academics and legal experts.

Cumulative Impacts Good Practice Guide

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:  
Member:  
 

Franks, DM, Brereton, D, Moran, CJ, Sarker, T and T, Cohen. 2010. CUMULATIVE IMPACTS - A GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE FOR THE AUSTRALIAN COAL MINING INDUSTRY. Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining & Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland. Australian Coal Association Research Program. Brisbane.

Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Resilience
Date submitted:   17/11/2011
Member:   Mrs Florence Landsberg
 

New method to address both environmental and social aspects of ecosystem services throughout the impact assessment process. Introduction to method and instructions for scoping

Environmental and Social Management System Implementation Handbook

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
Date submitted:   4/05/2017
Member:  
 

New publication from the IFC: Environmental and Social Management System Implementation Handbook

Global Technology Assessment

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Assessment of alternatives
Date submitted:   30/11/2015
Member:  
 

The Converging Technologies (Indo, Bio, Cogno, Nano) pose a serious risk to both social and environmental systems, unless and until methods are adopted to distinguish the prospective benefits from the detriments, and take active steps to avoid or ameliorate the detriments.

Good Practice Guidance on Health IA

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Health
Date submitted:   5/01/2011
Member:  
 

This ICMM Good Practice Guidance sets out an overview of how mining and metals operations can affect the health and wellbeing of local communities, describes typical health impact assessment processes and outlines a methodology for undertaking a rapid assessment so that in-house practitioners are involved from the start. The Good Practice Guidance recognizes the imperative to integrate health impact assessment with environmental and social impact assessments and provides the reader with management tools to achieve this.

Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   5/01/2011
Member:  
 

This ICMM document provides information and practical direction to mining companies, to guide appropriate and respectful engagement with Indigenous Peoples.

Good Practice Handbook Cumulative Impact Assessmen

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   8/05/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management: Guidance for the Private Sector in Emerging Markets proposes a six-step process to assist private sector companies in emerging markets identify cumulative impacts and guide them in the effective design and implementation of measures to manage such cumulative effects.

Good Practice Note on Cumulative Impact Assessment

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   6/03/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

IFC has prepared this draft Good Practice Note on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management for the Private Sector in Emerging Markets, with the intention of providing practical guidance to companies investing in emerging markets to improve their understanding, assessment, and tools to manage cumulative environmental and social impacts associated with their projects or business activities.

 

Guide to Human Rights IA & Management

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   15/01/2011
Member:  
 

The aim of the revised Guide to HRIAM is to provide companies with guidance on how to assess and manage human rights risks and impacts of their business activities. While the Guide may benefit different types of organisations, companies are the main and intended audience of the Guide to HRIAM. The Guide to HRIAM can be accessed free of charge, following registration on the website. Downloadable booklets on the Guide to HRIAM are available in all official UN languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Guidelines for SIA for mining in Greenland

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   5/02/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

These guidelines have been prepared to assist mining companies and their consultants with
guidance in preparing SIA of mining projects in Greenland.

Guidelines Implementing Right of Indigenous People

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   4/10/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Guidelines for Implementing the Right of Indigeous People to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (2013)

This document consists of a series of guidelines aimed at promoting the right of Indigenous Peoples to be consulted and to give or withhold free, prior and informed consent.

The guidelines establish criteria and standards to guide Indigenous Peoples in demanding their rights to be consulted and the requirement to obtain their consent. The guidelines also seek to be of use to state decision-makers and operators in fulfilling their obligations to respect, to guarantee and to protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Guidelines on Incorporating Traditional Knowledge

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   4/01/2011
Member:  
 

The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (Review Board) is the main organization established to carry out environmental assessment and environmental impact review in the Mackenzie Valley, Canada. In order to ensure that aboriginal cultures, values and knowledge play an appropriate role in its determinations, the Review Board is committed to fully consider any traditional knowledge brought forward in its proceedings. The Review Board has produced the Guidelines for Incorporating Traditional Knowledge into the Environmental Impact Assessment Process. This document outlines the steps for traditional knowledge’s inclusion in the EIA process, including preliminary screening, environmental assessment and environmental impact review.

Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessement

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   8/10/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Social metrics are the new vanguard of sustainability. In a world of fast-paced communications and increasing transparency, businesses need measurable social impact data to make better decisions around social sustainability, find improvement opportunities and differentiate their products in the market. The innovative Product Social Impact Assessment methodology enables concrete, objective information at a product level. 

Handling and Resolving Local Concerns & Grievances

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Grievance mechanisms
Date submitted:   5/01/2011
Member:  
 

This ICMM document sets out good practice approaches on a specific, but important, issue in this area Human Rights in the Mining & Metals Sector: the development of company procedures for handling local level concerns and grievances

Health impact assessment (HIA) guide

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Health
Date submitted:   31/03/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

'Health impact assessment guide'(2016), The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues (IPIECA) and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP).

How to use UN Guiding Principles on Business & HR

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   21/11/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This guide aims to provide concrete support, guidance and a uniform reference framework for civil society organisations (CSOs)to use the United Nations Guiding Principles to address the responsibility of business to respect human rights and thereby support local communities, workers and other rights holders to ensure fulfilment of their human rights.

Human rights impact assessment guidance & toolbox

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   5/02/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

The Toolbox provides those who are involved in human rights impact assessments of business projects and activities with guidance and practical tools for conducting such assessments.

Impacts Benefits Agreements Community Toolkit

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   14/01/2011
Member:  
 

The IBA Community Toolkit: Negotiation and Implementation of Impact and Benefit Agreements is authored by Ginger Gibson and Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh (2010). The toolkit is designed for communities engaged in negotiating these agreements with mining companies. It is written for community negotiators, members of community negotiating teams, and consultants working with Aboriginal communities and organisations. The goal of the toolkit is to provide materials, tools and resources for communities to help them address the process and content issues relevant to negotiating agreements in Canada. The focus is on private commercial agreements, where the parties are Aboriginal communities and mining companies.

Indigenous People and Mining

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Social development
Date submitted:   6/11/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Indigenous People and Mining: good practice guide (2015), ICMM.

Informing Local Communities, Civil Society & Local

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Community values
Date submitted:   8/03/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

The guide is specifically designed for facilitators and trainers wanting to raise awareness of local communities in oil and gas producing regions. Relevant activities are described from a non-technical point of view.

Written by Jeroen de Zeeuw (Extractives Associate) and Elly Rijnierse (Senior Extractives Advisor) of Cordaid. And Karidewa Nyeinga (Regional Programme Coordinator) from RTENN. 

Integrating human rights into impact assessments

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   3/12/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Integrating human rights into environmental, social and health impact assessments. A practical guide for the oil and gas industry.

Large-scale projects in the Amazon: lessons learned and guidelines

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   17/04/2017
Member:  
 

The initiative aims to organize knowledge and shed light to lessons learned, for public policies as well as business practices, that can help establish a new relationship between large-scale projects and the territories hosting them, within the Brazilian Amazon region. Lead by a partnership between the Center for Sustainability Studies of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (GVces) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, this path was made possible through the engagement of over 300 people, representing around 130 institutions of varied backgrounds.

Measurement and Reporting of Social Investment

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Social development
Date submitted:   16/11/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 


Measurement and Reporting of Performance of Social Investment in Oil, Gas and Mining Companies. November 2015.

It has been prepared by Samantha Dodd, Maja Jakobsen, Evelyn Dietsche (Oxford Policy Management Ltd.) and Catherine Macdonald (Social Sustainability Services Pty Ltd), under the guidance of Lindsey Napier of DFID.

Mining & Communities: Supporting human rights

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   15/06/2015
Member:  
 

Mining & Communities: Supporting human rights-based development in the context of industrial mining in Guinea, 2015 by American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI).

Mitigating human rights impacts

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   28/02/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Ethical Corporation has released an eight-page briefing on how extractive companies can reduce incidents of human rights infringements in their operations.


Planning for Integrated Mine Closure

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:  
Date submitted:   5/01/2011
Member:  
 

The tools and guidance provided in this ICMM document bring community engagement, early closure planning, operational implementation of progressive mine closure planning, and a cross-functional approach into effective exit strategies.

Practical Guide for Communities, CBOs & Local Gov.

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Stakeholder analysis
Date submitted:   22/10/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Cordaid (2016), When Oil, Gas or Mining Arrives in Your Area. Practical Guide for Communities, Civil Society and Local Government on the Social Aspects of Oil, Gas and Mining.

Renewable energy investor briefing: Managing risks & responsibilities for impacts on local communities

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   26/04/2017
Member:  
 

The briefing sets out how investors can manage their human rights risks and responsibilities related to their investments in renewable energy. 

Rio Tinto - Why Human Rights Matter

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   28/01/2013
Member:  
 

A resource guide for integrating human rights
into Communities and Social Performance work
at Rio Tinto.

Social Assessment of Protected Areas

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Assessment of alternatives
Date submitted:   13/04/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Social Assessment of Protected Areas: Early Experience and Results of a Participatory, Rapid Approach by Phil Franks, Dilys Roe, Rob Small, Helen Schneider. November 2014.


Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Guidelines on the process and preparation of the SIA report for mineral projects (Government of Greenland)

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   19/09/2017
Member:  
 

Greenland wants to develop the mineral resources area into one of the country’s primary and principal business sectors. This is to be done in close collaboration and dialogue with the Greenlandic population. Understanding the interaction between mineral projects and Greenlandic society is therefore essential in order to create sustainable relations between mineral resources companies, municipalities, affected individuals, other stakeholders as well as Greenlandic society in general.
Available at: https://www.govmin.gl/images/stories/minerals/sia_guideline/SIA_guideline.pdf

Social Impact Assessment Books: New and Revised

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   25/01/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Social Impact Assessment Books—New and Revised.Rabel Burdge has updated and revised his two books on Social Impact Assessment.


The SIA textbook: The Concepts, Process and Methods of Social Impact Assessment. Reprinted in 2016, bound, 305 pages, $US 24.95.

The SIA Manual: A Community Guide to Social Impact Assessment: 2015 4th Edition, 194 pages, spiral bound, $US 19.95.

Social Impact Assessment: Guidance document

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   31/03/2015
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Vanclay, F., Esteves, A.M., Aucamp, I. & Franks, D. 2015 Social Impact Assessment: Guidance for assessing and managing the social impacts of projects. Fargo ND: International Association for Impact Assessment.

Published by the International Association for Impact Assessment, this 100-odd page document will become the definitive statement on best practice in social impact assessment.

The Beyond Zero Harm Framework

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Mitigation
Date submitted:   8/03/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

The Beyond Zero Harm Framework (BZH) is a participatory process for discussing, defining, measuring and analyzing community well-being. The framework was created by a group of participants from mining companies, civil society organizations and academics, many of whom are members of the Devonshire Initiative.



The New Social Impact Assessment Handbook

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   26/02/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

A guidebook for social impact assessment practitioners, decision makers and individuals concerned about the social impacts of particular proposals.

This handbook takes a new approach to the accepted methodologies integrating practical experience with theory and evidence.

Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts

Type:   Guides and tools
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   1/02/2017
Member:  
 

This Good Practice Handbook on the Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts has been developed for IFC clients and other private sector companies and their consultants. Available at: http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/topics_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/ifc+sustainability/learning+and+adapting/knowledge+products/publications/publications_handbook_securityforces

 

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