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Call for papers

Type:   SIA foundations
Topic:  
Date submitted:   3/11/2010 8:23:17 AM
Member:  
 

Special issue in Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (IAPA) Journal.

Papers are sought for a special issue of IAPA on enhancement of positive impacts to be published in 2011. This special issue will bring together for the first time ideas on accentuating the positive from different angles, including SEA, EIA, SIA and HIA.

Submission deadline of full paper is 14 January 2011 but please send intention to submit paper by 7 October 2010 to elsa.joao@strath.ac.uk

Call for papers for the special issue

International Principles for SIA

Type:   International Principles for SIA
Topic:  
Date submitted:   3/11/2010 8:23:17 AM
Member:  
 

IAIA key citations

Type:   IAIA key citations
Topic:  
Date submitted:   7/04/2015
Member:  
 


Place Stories

Type:   Websites
Topic:   Community values
Date submitted:   11/12/2010
Member:  
 

Place Stories

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.

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.

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.

Embedding rights-compatible grievance processes

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Grievance mechanisms
Date submitted:   4/01/2011
Member:  
 

Sherman, John, 2009. "Embedding a Rights Compatible Grievance Processes for External Stakeholders with Business Culture." Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative Report No. 36. Cambridge, MA: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Intimate Partner Abuse and Women’s Health

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Gender
Date submitted:   30/03/2010
Member:   Professor Stewart Lockie
 

The study found significant negative mental health consequences for women experiencing any form of abuse and a reluctance to seek counselling and support services. Support services and education and prevention programs must recognise that all forms of partner abuse, including non-physical forms, result in depression and severe psychological symptomatology which are likely to affect women’s help seeking behaviour.

BASES (Business and Society Exploring Solutions)

Type:   Websites
Topic:   Conflict
Date submitted:   9/03/2011
Member:  
 

The BASES Community at www.baseswiki.org is a meeting place for those interested in or affected by dispute resolution between companies and members of society . The community currently includes practitioners, business representatives, researchers, organizers, workers, and citizens. Registered BASES users can explore dispute resolution processes collaboratively by co-authoring information, participating in discussions, posting research and events, and networking to form lasting relationships and partnerships.

Sustainable Juruti: A proposed model for local dev

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Partnerships
Date submitted:   19/03/2011
Member:  
 

'Sustainable Juruti: A proposed model for local development' is based on the establishment of a large-scale mining operation in the Brazilian Amazon, in the municipality of Juruti, on the banks of the Amazon River in the state of Para. Book published by the Center for Sustainability Studies(GV Foundation) with Brazilian Fund for Biodiversity (FUNBIO) and Alcoa, 2009.

Indicators of Juruti

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Monitoring of social impacts
Date submitted:   19/03/2011
Member:  
 

Indicators of Juruti is the result of a project developed by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in conjunction with the population of Juruti and the support of Alcoa. The primary aim is for the Indicators of Juruti to become a public asset, at the disposal and at the service of all Jurutian society. Book published by the Center for Sustainability Studies, 2010.

Issues & Recomm. for SEIA in the Mackenzie Valley

Type:   Government policy
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   27/03/2011
Member:  
 

The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board is an institution of public government created by Part 5 of the Mackenzie Valley Resources Management Act (MVRMA), a federal statute.This discussion paper explores the contribution SEIA can make to social and economic sustainability in the Mackenzie Valley. It was used for public consultation prior to the development of SEIA guidelines that now govern EA and EIR.

Gendering the Field

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Gender
Date submitted:   29/03/2011
Member:  
 

'Gendering the field : towards sustainable livelihoods for mining in mining communities' is edited by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and published by ANU E Press. This book is also available online at http://epress.anu.edu.au/gendering_field_citation

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   28/04/2011
Member:  
 

This is the final report (released 21 March 2011) of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, John Ruggie. It summarises his work from 2005 to 2011, and presents the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework; for consideration by the Human Rights Council.

Human Rights Impacts of PNG’s Porgera gold mine

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   28/04/2011
Member:  
 

Human Rights Watch report released February 2011: 'Gold’s Costly Dividend: Human Rights Impacts of Papua New Guinea’s Porgera Gold Mine'

WBCSD Guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation

Type:  
Topic:   Modelling
Date submitted:   28/04/2011
Member:  
 

Ecosystem services are the benefits people gain from the environment and biodiversity (i.e. the benefits that flow from natural capital). The World Business Council's CEV approach offers a 'value-based' lens and ability to factor ecosystem values into business decision-making, through which associated environmental, social, economic and financial issues can be quantified, and the complex trade-offs between them compared.

evaluating protected area management

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Monitoring of social impacts
Date submitted:   13/05/2011
Member:   Associate Professor Simon Batterbury
 

A key challenge has been to define and measure “success” in managing protected areas. A case study was conducted of efforts to evaluate the new protected area management system in Trinidad and Tobago using a participatory approach.

Review Process Participant Guide (Canadian Gov't)

Type:   Government policy
Topic:   Grievance mechanisms
Date submitted:   17/05/2011
Member:  
 

The Office of the Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor is part of the Government of Canada's strategy on corporate social responsibility. As part of its role, the Office launched a dispute resolution mechanism, called "the Review Process" on October 20, 2010.

Human Rights IA of Goldcorp´s Marlin Mine

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   19/06/2011
Member:  
 

The Steering Committee announced on May 17, 2010 the issuance of the Human Rights Assessment of the Marlin Mine commissioned on behalf of Goldcorp Inc. The assessment was prepared by On Common Ground Consultants Inc., the independent contractor selected by the Steering Committee to perform the assessment.

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

Submission to NSW Planning Review

Type:   Government policy
Topic:   Policy assessment
Date submitted:   3/11/2011
Member:   Dr Alison Ziller
 

This is a submission to the NSW Planning System Review arguing that current NSW planning legislation hinders due diligence in social impact assessment with regard to land use planning and development.

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.

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.

Localizing Development - Does Participation Work?

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Public participation
Date submitted:   5/02/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This report outlines a conceptual framework for participation and the interaction of civil society, market and governments. The concepts of 'induced' and 'organic' participation are discussed in the context of World Bank poverty reduction, service delivery and capacity building projects. The report conducts the most comprehensive review of the evidence on the impact of participatory projects to date, looking at more than 400 papers and books.

Aboriginal Social Impact Assessment Report

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   1/09/2010
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This report has been prepared by the Kimberley Land Council (KLC) for the purposes of the strategic assessments being conducted by the governments of Australia and Western Australia into the proposed development of a common user liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub precinct to process gas from the Browse Basin located off the west Kimberley coast.

Voluntary codes of conduct & their implementation

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Corporate Social Responsibility
Date submitted:   1/01/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Voluntary codes of conduct & their implementation in the Australian mining and petroleum industries: is there a business case for CSR? Tapan K. Sarker, Asian Journal of Business Ethics, January 2013

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13520-012-0027-3

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.

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.

 

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

Making Free, Prior & Informed Consent a Reality

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   2/05/2013
Member:  
 

The paper, written for a consortium of organisations by Cathal Doyle and Jill Cariño, seeks to contribute towards a discussion between indigenous peoples and mining companies on the issue of indigenous peoples’ Free Prior & Informed Consent (FPIC). In doing this it aims to promote the human rights of indigenous peoples by persuading leading multinational mining companies to abide by their obligations under international human rights
standards. More information on: http://www.piplinks.org/report%3A-making-free-prior-%2526amp%3B-informed-consent-reality-indigenous-peoples-and-extractive-sector

Human Rights and Impact Assessment

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   24/05/2013
Member:   Frank Vanclay
 

Special issue on human rights and impact assessment of the journal, Impact Assessment & Project Appraisal 31(2) June 2013 published and now available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tiap20/current

(Free for IAIA members)

Honoring the River: How Hardrock Mining...

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Agreement-making with Indigenous peoples
Date submitted:   25/04/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

A new National Wildlife Federation report, Honoring the River:  How Hardrock Mining Impacts Tribal Communities tells the story of hardrock mining and tribes, from the checkered history of federal legislation allowing mining companies to lease minerals on tribal lands—often without tribal consent—to the many new mines being proposed near tribal communities.

Human Rights and Grievance Mechanisms website

Type:   Websites
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   21/06/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

This website is part of the Human Rights and Grievance Mechanisms programme of Stichting Onderzoek Multinationale Ondernemingen Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) and aims to inform workers, communities and their supporters about the possibilities to get remedy for victims of human rights abuses by companies with non-judicial grievance mechanisms.

Evaluating Environmental and SIA in Developing C's

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
Date submitted:   30/07/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries provides environmental scientists with tools to evaluate environmental and social impacts of development initiatives, especially in developing countries.

Elsevier

ISBN: 9780124081291

Community Development Journal

Type:   Research publications
Topic:  
Date submitted:   30/07/2013
Member:  
 

A special edition on community development and mining is free to download
http://cdj.oxfordjournals.org/content/current

A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty...

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Monitoring of social impacts
Date submitted:   30/07/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development - The Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agend.

Beyond Voluntarism: The Changing Role of CSR

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Corporate Social Responsibility
Date submitted:   4/10/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Beyond Voluntarism: The Changing Role of Corporate Social Responsibility Investments in the Extractive Resources Sector published by the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) Australia.

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.

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.

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.

Legitimizing industry & multi-sectoral regulation

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   23/12/2013
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

 "Legitimizing industry and multi-sectoral regulation of cumulative impacts: a comparison of mining and energy development in Athabasca, Canada and the Hunter Valley, Australia" in Resources Policy.

Revisiting Approaches to Community Relations

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Community values
Date submitted:   7/01/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Revisiting Approaches to Community Relations in Extractive Industries: Old Problems, New Avenues? Workshop Report Chatham House, June 2013

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.


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.

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).

Long-term Monitoring Impact Assessment of Mining

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Monitoring of social impacts
Date submitted:   20/05/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Long Term Monitoring Impact Assessment of Mining Activity in Panama, Courtney Quinn & Jeanne Pouliot 2010

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.

Costs of Company-Community Conflict

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Conflict
Date submitted:   27/08/2014
Member:  
 

Costs of Company-Community Conflict in the Extractive Sector. Rachel Davis & Daniel Franks (2014)

This research shows that most extractive companies do not currently identify, understand and aggregate the full range of costs of conflict with local communities. Although company-community conflict may generate the same broad effects as those caused by technical problems, contractual or regulatory disputes, or environmental or safety breakdowns (such as a reduction in or suspension of operations), it is typically not given equivalent attention or resources.

Download pdf here:
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/m-rcbg/CSRI/research/Costs%20of%20Conflict_Davis%20%20Franks.pdf

Mining and local-level development...

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Gender
Date submitted:   2/09/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

Keenan, J. C. and D. L. Kemp (2014). Mining and local-level development: Examining the gender dimensions of agreements between companies and communities. Brisbane, Australia: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, The University of Queensland.

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. 

‘What is legal?’ Formalising artisanal ...

Type:   Reports
Topic:  
Date submitted:   27/10/2014
Member:   Yvette Evers
 

‘What is legal?’ Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia by Cristina Echavarría (2014)

The Alliance for Responsible Mining - ARM, in partnership with the International Institute for Environment and Development - IIED, present a new publication that explores challenges and opportunities for the Formalization of the Artisanal and Small Scale mining sector in Colombia, with a strong emphasis on gold. Launched the English publication at the 10th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. Available in Spanish early 2015.


Health in Impact Assessments: Opportunities...

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Health
Date submitted:   10/11/2014
Member:  
 

New WHO report, Health in Impact Assessements: Opportunities not to be missed (2014)

Free download:http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/environment-and-health/health-impact-assessment/publications/2014/health-in-impact-assessments-opportunities-not-to-be-missed
This publication aims to provide a detailed and balanced view on “health in impact assessments”. Five key types of impact assessment, namely environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment, social impact assessment, sustainability assessment, and HIA are presented, and four key questions are discussed: How can the various assessments contribute to promoting and protecting human health? How can further integration of health support the various forms of impact assessments? What forms of integration seem advisable? What priorities for further development?

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.

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 Extractives Industry & Society (second issue)

Type:   Research publications
Topic:  
Date submitted:   7/11/2014
Member:   Frank Vanclay
 

The second issue of The Extractive Industries and Society, edited by Professor Gavin Hilson, University of Surrey, UK.

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.


Lose to Gain: Is Involuntary Resettlement...

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Resettlement
Date submitted:   13/04/2015
Member:  
 

Lose to Gain: Is Involuntary Resettlement a Development Opportunity?
Edited by Jayantha Perera. Asian Development Bank, 2014.

Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
Date submitted:   27/04/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 


Ben Leo, Robert Morello, Jonathan Mellon, Tiago Peixoto, and Stephen Davenport. 2015. "Do
Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?" CGD Working Paper 398. Washington, DC:
Center for Global Development.

Mining, Resettlement and Lost Livelihoods

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Resettlement
Date submitted:   5/05/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Lillywhite, S., Kemp, D. and Sturman, K., (2015). Mining, resettlement and lost livelihoods: Listening to the Voices of Resettled Communities in Mualadzi, Mozambique. Oxfam: Melbourne.

Understanding the Measurement of Social Impact

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Social development
Date submitted:   14/05/2015
Member:   Ms Walquiria Felizardo
 

Understanding the Measurement of Social Impact Within the Context of Social Investment: A Descriptive Study – Summary of Results from Key Informant Interviews

The Art and Science of Benefit Sharing

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   25/05/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

The Art and Science of Benefit Sharing in the Natural Resource Sector, IFC, February 2015.

Natural resources and human development

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Policy assessment
Date submitted:   8/06/2015
Member:  
 

Delivering on the promise: Leveraging natural resources to accelerate human development in Africa (2015)

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).

Managing the Risks of Unconventional O&G Develop

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Mitigation
Date submitted:  
Member:  
 

"Managing the Risks of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: What Local Communities Can Learn from Others' Experiences" (2015), Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Enhancing Livelihoods, Advancing Human Rights

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   9/07/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

"Enhancing Livelihoods, Advancing Human Rights", Unilever Human Rights Report, 2015 

Delivering the Promise of Social Outcomes

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Professional Development
Date submitted:   15/07/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Delivering the Promise of  Social Outcomes: The Role of the Performance Analyst (2015) by Emma Tomkinson. Jointly published by The Social Investment Lab, Impetus-PEF and Think Impact.

Adaptive Assessment of Cumulative Socioeco impacts

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   23/07/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

'Adaptive Assessment' of Cumulative Socioeconomic Impacts (2015), Will Rifkin, Katherine Witt, Jo-Anne Everingham, and Vikki Uhlmann Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, The University of Queensland.

Human Rights and the Business of Fracking

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   24/08/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Human Rights and the Business of Fracking: Applying the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to Hydraulic Fracturing

© The Center for Human Rights and Environment 

CONSULTATION DRAFT: AUGUST 20, 2015

Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Climate change
Date submitted:   31/10/2015
Member:   Dr Salim Momtaz
 

This book offers a solid framework for analyzing the process and components of adaptation of rural livelihoods to a changing hydro-climatic environment and presents empirical evidence of livelihood adaptation at the local level.

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessm

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   30/09/2012
Member:   Dr Salim Momtaz
 

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment - is a valuable reference book for practitioners and researchers in environmental and social impact assessment. The authors have developed and tested a new framework to evaluate environmental impact assessment (EIA) systems that may be adopted by most developing countries with EIA experience.

Success requires consultation

Type:   Reports
Topic:   Assessment of alternatives
Date submitted:   14/09/2015
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

"Oil Exploration in Kenya: success requires consultation - Assessment of community perceptions of oil exploration in Turkana County, Kenya". Published by Cordaid, 2015.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal

Type:   IAIA key citations
Topic:   Assessment of alternatives
Date submitted:   24/12/2015
Member:  
 

ISSN
1461-5517 (Print), 1471-5465 (Online)

Assessing the Social Impact of Development Project

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Guidelines to conduct an SIA
Date submitted:   20/01/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

ASSESSING THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Experience in India and other Asian countries (2016)

Hari Mohan Mathur, Editor
Visiting Professor, Council for Social Development, New Delhi

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.

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.

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. 

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.



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).

Gender and the Extrative Industries

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Gender
Date submitted:   25/05/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

Gender and the Extrative Insdustries: Putting Gender on the Corporate Agenda, OXFAM, May 2016.

Social Impact Assessment of Resource Projects

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Cumulative social impacts
Date submitted:   7/07/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

"Social impact assessment of resource projects", International Mining for Development Centre (Franks D., 2012).

Estate Regeneration and Community Impacts

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Housing and accommodation
Date submitted:   22/08/2016
Member:   Walquiria Felizardo
 

"Estate Regeneration and Community Impacts: Challenges and lessons for social landlords, developers and local councils", A. Belotti, LSE Housing & Communities (2016).


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.

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. 

What about the people?

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Social development
Date submitted:   1/03/2017
Member:   Cathy Baldwin and Robin King
 

What about the people? The socially sustainable, resilient community and urban development 

By Cathy Baldwin (University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University) and Robin King (World Resources Institute and Georgetown University) 

A Collaborative Approach to Human Rights Impact Assessments

Type:   Research publications
Topic:   Human rights
Date submitted:   23/03/2017
Member:   Tulika Bansal
 

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Sciences Po Law School Clinic are pleased to share their new discussion paper, entitled 'A Collaborative Approach to Human Rights Impact Assessments'.

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.

 

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