The purpose of this event was to bring together experts from academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to discuss an important issue in business sustainability.
This booklet therefore presents a sample of M&E tools, methods and approaches, including several data collection methods, analytical frameworks, and types of evaluation and review. For each of these, a summary is provided of the following: their purpose and use; advantages and disadvantages; costs, skills, and time required; and key references.
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This Note provides guidance on basic principles and general process steps that organizations from any sector and of any size should take into account when dealing with concerns and complaints from affected communities.
This is a framework presented by Education for All- Fast Track Initiative that focuses on the advancement of primary education in developing countries. FTI aims to provide the incentives and resources to empower poor nations to build and implement sound education plans. Developing nations are responsible for taking ownership of crafting national education plans, with budget accountability and a greater commitment of political and financial resources, while donor nations commit to providing the additional technical know-how and funding required ensuring that no nation that met its obligations would fail for lack of resources or technical capacity.
The artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM) has attracted the increasing interest of governments, international organizations, and private corporations because of its growing role in national economies. The sector provides significant, but generally poorly paid, employment in difficult working conditions for the most marginalized populations in many developing countries.
Capacity Building for Local Stakeholders in Key Mining Regions Awareness-Raising, Confidence-Building and Empowerment : Materials and Guidance Documents
These were materials used during a workshop which had the objective to build capacity for participants to identify the adverse local environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining projects and understand the management and technical options for their mitigation and monitoring.
Companies concerned about their social and environmental impacts have a new tool for measuring and monitoring their activities. the Measuring Impact Framework to help companies measure and assess the impact of their business activities on economic and broader development goals wherever they operate.
What Makes Strategic Environmental Assessment Successful Environmental Assessment? The Role of Context in the Contribution of SEA to Decision-
In this paper, an assessment framework, in which these aspects are explicitly addressed, is proposed.
This report argues that human rights are an integral part of effective and sustainable development, and should be explicitly considered in all World Bank Group (WBG) investment decisions. We examine the WBG’s integration of human rights standards into its operations — highlighting accomplishments, shortcomings, and barriers — and suggest ways forward.