SIAhub is an internet portal where the global SIA community of practice can network, access resources, share ideas and promote good practice.
‘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
NSW Draft Social Impact Assessment Guidelines open for public comment
03 November 2020
New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has launched a new resource to encourage developers to engage earlier and more deeply with communities. Share your feedback on the Draft Social Impact Assessment Guideline before 27 November.
Available at: https://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/sia
Corporate dysfunction on Indigenous affairs: Why heads rolled at Rio Tinto
16 September 2020
Based on the recent events that led to the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Deanna Kemp and Andrew Hopkins provides very relevant reflections for for SIA practitioners in general.
Launch of INGA - Social Context tool
08 July 2020
Online, Other Countries
Community Insights Group have launched a new tool for producing customized social and human rights context.
SIA Expert - Strategy Advice and Review for USAID
28 September 2020
Remote, North America
Consulting assignment to work on team that is providing advice to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) as they work to better integrate SIA into their EIA process. Includes writing and review of various USAID-specific knowledge products.
Ms Ruth Davies
Resettlement training course - University of Groningen/IFC/World Bank - Groningen
University of Groningen/IFC/World Bank