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Strategic Community Investment (SCI): A Good Practice Handbook for Companies Doing Business in Emerging Markets
Companies around the world engage in community investment (CI) efforts as a way to promote local development and benefit stakeholders in their areas of operations. The aim of this handbook is to help IFC client companies and the wider private sector operating in emergining markets to think strategically about how they...
A Strategic Approach to Early Stakeholder Engagement
Helping smaller companies is an important component of IFC’s Oil, Gas and Mining Industry Strategy. This handbook specifically addresses the context and challenges of Early Strategic Stakeholder Engagement (ESSE) faced by junior companies at the exploration and preliminary project development stages. Juniors generally have limited...
Stakeholder Engagement: A Good Practice Handbook for Companies Doing Business in Emerging Markets
This handbook aims to provide the reader with the good practice “essentials” for managing stakeholder relationships in a dynamic context, where unexpected events can and do occur, and facts on the ground change. The focus of this handbook is on stakeholder groups “external” to the core operation of the...
A Guide to Getting Started in Local Procurement: For companies seeking the benefits of linkages with local SMEs
This Local Procurement Guide is designed to provide tools and resources for companies to effectively integrate Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as suppliers by creating a policy and strategy for local procurement.
Financial Valuation Tool (FV Tool)
This model calculates a probable range for the NPV of a portfolio of sustainability investments, including both the direct value creation and the indirect value protection of these investments. By highlighting the relative value of specific investments, the Tool will help to align the company’s core business objectives with the...
Projects and People: A Handbook for Addressing Project-Induced In-Migration
Large-scale projects can induce in-migration, which can adversely affect local governments and communities. Until now, little information has been available to describe the phenomenon and promote improved assessment and management. IFC's Projects and People: A Handbook for Addressing Project-Induced In-Migration presents first-of-its-kind...
Working Together: How large-scale mining can engage with artisanal and small-scale miners
The interaction between large-scale mining companies and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations has not always been positive, and encounters between the two sectors are increasing. There are a number of ASM sustainable development challenges – including security, human rights and relocation programs – that can require...