This guidance document is based on IPIECA members’ efforts to develop good practice in managing local content. It is aimed at practitioners and other company representatives with responsibility for this objective.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) source book is an illustrative guide to assist countries wishing to implement the initiative, and companies and other stakeholders wishing to support implementationues from extractive industries (oil, gas and mining) contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction, as part of a broader goal to improve the social stability and investment climate of resource-rich nations.
Aimed at managers and health practitioners, this toolkit seeks to increase their understanding of the individual diseases.
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The logistics of an oil refinery in the North Atlantic are presented, the main pollution and emission sources identified and general environmental impacts discussed, including the transportation and handling of crude oil and oil products from the proposed refinery.
This book -- How to Build M&E Systems to Support Better Government -- draws on IEG's program of research and technical assistance in this area, focusing on the experience of governments in a wide range of countries and public sector environments. The book is recommended for government officials, donor staff and others who are working to help countries build their capacities to systematically measure their performance, and to use this information to achieve results on the ground.
IFC Gender – Entrepreneurship – Markets (GEM) aims to mainstream gender into IFC’s work, while helping to better leverage the untapped potential of women and men in emerging markets. Once you have identified the opportunity, IFC GEM can help: (1) Design a Technical Assistance program targeting women, (2) Offer research, best practice examples, and tools on gender dimensions of infrastructure projects.
The CHF Capacity Building Approach document articulates CHF's philosophy and approach to capacity building. It is based on 45 years of development experience and lessons learned from designing and implementing hundreds of projects with developing country partners throughout the world.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition. Through the support it provides, the Foundation fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures individual creativity, strengthens institutions, helps improve public policy, and provides information to the public, primarily through support for public interest media.
Most businesses will find it difficult to manage all of their water risks alone. Given the complexity of the issues and the political and social importance of water, engagement with civil society, other companies and the public sector is necessary. This report briefly outlines the nature of the global corporate risk around water and highlights ways in which business can better manage this growing risk. The report focuses on water scarcity as the major global issue affecting business, but similar issues often arise where water quality presents risks to companies.