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Mapping the Oil and Gas Industry to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas

Achieving the SDGs by the target of 2030 will require unprecedented cooperation and collaboration among governments, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the private sector and communities. While governments have the primary responsibility to prioritize and implement approaches to meeting the SDGs, the private sector and civil society will play a critical role in the implementation of […]

Political Settlements and the Governance of Extractive Industry: A Comparative Analysis of the longue durée in Africa and Latin America

This paper synthesises findings from research in Bolivia, Ghana, Peru and Zambia to address the following three questions:

How does the nature of political settlements affect the governance of the mining and hydrocarbon sectors and the relationships between those sectors and patterns of social inclusion and exclusion?
How do the circulation of ideas and the […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Local Government and Development|0 Comments

Shared Water, Shared Responsibility, Shared Approach: Water in the Mining Sector

Water scarcity poses a risk to companies in the mining and metals sector, but it also represents a significant opportunity–to catalyze collective solutions that improve water security and sanitation for all. Mining companies are already thinking more collaboratively. Engaging in meaningful partnerships with local communities, government and other industries to improve infrastructure, and achieve better […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Water and Communities|0 Comments

Follow the Money: Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

This handbook is intended as a tool for due diligence and project planning by policy makers, development interventions, civil society, and downstream businesses operating in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector. The handbook will help actors to:

increase their knowledge and understanding of financial flows, in particular illicit financial flows (IFFs) linked to […]

By |March 1st, 2017|Artisanal and Small Scale Mining|0 Comments

[Draft for Public Comment] Mapping the Oil and Gas Industry to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas

Together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IPIECA (the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues), IFC has released for public review and commenting a draft report on how the oil and gas industry contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report, titled “Mapping the Oil and Gas […]