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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


Handbook on Human Rights Impact Assessment

02 December 2019
Online, Other Countries
Human rights impact assessment (HRIA) has increasingly gained traction among state, business and civil society actors since the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the Human Rights Council in 2011. This timely and insightful Handbook addresses HRIA in the context of business and human rights.

Reflections on Social Impact Assessment in the 21st century

15 November 2019
Online, Other Countries
Recent open-source publication about Social Impact Assessment in the 21st century outlines the newest challenges of the discipline.

DIHR report on gender-responsive implementation of extractive industries projects

29 September 2019
Online, Other Countries
The Danish Institute of Human Rights have recently launched a report for practitioners working in and with extractive industries on how a gender-responsive approach can be embedded in project planning and implementation. The purpose of this report is to contribute to learning on key challenges, as well as good practice opportunities for practitioners working in and with the extractive industries, on how a gender-responsive approach can be embedded in project planning and implementation. In particular, the report explores how strengthened engagement with women can act as a key enabler for human rights due diligence. More info and free download of the report at the DIHR website: https://www.humanrights.dk/publications/towards-gender-responsive-implementation-extractive-industries-projects


Senior Environmental and Social Specialist, Private Sector - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Company

09 December 2019
Beijing, Asia
The Senior Environmental and Social (ES) Specialist—Private Sector will support the implementation of high environmental, social standards and other requirements in AIIB’s investment in private sector transactions including ESG portfolio and capital market initiatives.

This position involves activities to (1) support AIIB’s development and implementation of relevant policies and rules consistent with leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) approaches in the private sector and lead engagement with relevant stakeholders and (2) support and monitor the implementation of high ESG standards in private sector transactions where AIIB’s investments are involved, including lending operations, capital markets operations, equity participation and through financial intermediaries (FIs), etc.
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