University of Colorado web site that contains information on conflict mapping, including links to additional resources.
This guide discusses three parts of accountability - laws, norms, and values - that are part of an interactive system. That is, values that embrace human rights compliance with law and norms. And knowledge of law and norms reinforces values.
A Presentation on mining, governance, and revenue management.
By mapping a company’s relationship to the economy in which it operates and by leveraging the relationships it discovers in that process, businesses can do much to advance their strategic objectives and advance local economic growth.
Partnerships on environmental issues account for a third of all business corporate social responsibility partnerships on a global level and education projects are the preferred corporate social responsibility partnerships at a local level. These are some of the key findings of "The Business Guide to partnering with NGOs and the United Nations", the first ever global effort to scan and rate NGOs, UN agencies and other social actors from a business partnership perspective.
Participatory Budgeting in Africa: A Training Companion with Cases from Eastern and Southern Africa- Volume II: Facilitation Methods
This is the second of two volumes which provide users with information, tools, methodologies, case studies and tips on how participatory budgeting can be introduced and sustained. These resources have been collected from local governments where participatory budgeting is already being practised.
1 September 2006
The key first steps in sustainability assessment regime design are addressed in this paper.
Based on the reflections of the community of practice itself and extensive desk research, this review critically examines the causal models underlying value chain interventions and asks how and to what extent their poverty alleviation impacts have been systematically investigated.
This document offers recommendations for responsible metal mining, to help guide the appropriate siting and development of large-scale mineral development in sensitive environments, such as tropical forests. The paper offers ways in which the mining industry and governments that regulate that industry can minimize the mining sector’s negative environmental and social impacts and increase its overall positive contribution to conservation and community development. The report begins with a look at recent trends in the mining industry and the overall movement of exploration activities to less-developed, more remote parts of the world. It then reviews the potential negative environmental and social impacts that mining projects can have in these areas and offers recommendations for management practices and technologies that companies can use to improve the performance of their operations. The paper concludes with a review of public sector planning and policy tools that governments can use to encourage and direct the responsible development of their national mining sectors.
The new publication, Business Linkages: Lessons, Opportunities, and Challenges, is an example of IFC's ongoing commitment to sharing knowledge and good practices, and to partnering with key global players to address challenges and identify opportunities for linkages in developing countries.