Download the presentation from the September 27 event on Lessons for Rural Water Supply: Sustainable Services at Scale, given by from Harold Lockwood and Patrick Moriarty.
23 July 2003
The PDAC developed the e3 Environmental Excellence in Exploration program in partnership with a consortium of leading mining companies to encourage environmental stewardship and community engagement during the exploration stage of resource development. e3 is an online reference (e-manual) of good practices in exploration, along with guidelines for their implementation, that were compiled and produced for the global exploration community, its contractors and sub-contractors.
July 1, 2008
This report summarizes the conclusions of our application of the GS SUSTAIN framework to the global energy industry, expanding and updating our previous analysis (Enhanced energy ESG framework, October 9, 2006). We have examined 59 global energy companies spanning four sectors: integrated producers, upstream producers, oil services and refiners. We identify BG Group, Petrobras, Schlumberger, Suncor and Woodside as overall leaders and CNOOC on our ‘Best of the BRICs’ list. These six companies are included in the GS SUSTAIN focus list. Four companies are included on our short list: Chevron, Halliburton, Hess and Nexen. Summary descriptions of all the companies assessed in this report can be found in the Appendix.
1 December 2005
Three sustainability assessment models are applied to a major Australian resource proposal — the Gorgon gas development.
This Toolkit has been developed as a globally applicable resource designed to help financial institutions support the management of forest resources through sustainable and legal timber production and processing, and markets for carbon and other ecosystem services.
The concept of community needs assessment connotes a process by which as assessment of the current situation in the community is undertaken, value-based judgements regarding the preferred or desired situation are reached, and some determination of the priority status of local needs is made.
This is an easy-to-use manual to ILO Convention No. 169. It helps to understand the Convention, and how it can be used to gain recognition, promotion and protection of indigenous and tribal peoples’ rights.
This web site is designed to help you meet the specific needs of adult learners within the development community around the world.
Website: Impact assessment, simply defined, is the process of identifying the future consequences of a current or proposed action. IAIA is a forum for advancing innovation, development, and communication of best practice in impact assessment. Their international membership promotes development of local and global capacity for the application of environmental, social, health and other forms of assessment in which sound science and full public participation provide a foundation for equitable and sustainable development.
The Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining would like to invite applications for next year’s intake into our innovative and highly successful Graduate Program in Community Relations for the Resources Sector). The program, developed as a result of a partnership between the Minerals Council of Australia and the University of Queensland, is targeted at those working in community roles within the resources industry. It will commence next year with an intensive week delivered in Brisbane in February, with the remaining core courses for the Graduate Certificate delivered remotely in online mode. Further details and contacts can be downloaded here.