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[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 […]

Informing Local Communities, Civil Society and Local Government about Oil & Gas

This guide is specifically designed for facilitators and trainers wanting to raise awareness of local communities in oil and gas producing regions. Relevant activities are described from a non-technical point of view.

This technical aspects guide should be read/used in conjunction with related community outreach materials such as cards and posters as well as with the […]

By |February 25th, 2017|Stakeholder Engagement|0 Comments

Effects of Oil, Gas and Mining Investments on Jobs

It is widely recognized that growth and jobs help lift people out of poverty. However, there is limited research that captures the growth effects and indirect / induced jobs created in the wider economy by investments in the oil, gas, and mining sectors. This study summarizes the status of economic research regarding employment creation; provides […]

Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts

This Good Practice Handbook on the Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts has been developed for IFC clients and other private sector companies and their consultants. The handbook provides practical, project-level guidance for companies to better understand and implement the requirements outlined in Performance Standard 4. Chapters focus on risk assessment, […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Human Rights and Security|0 Comments

When Oil, Gas or Mining Arrives in Your Area

The overall goal of this guide is to enable local communities affected by oil, gas and mining projects to carry out constructive, peaceful engagement and negotiation with companies and government, with the aim of achieving sustainable development and improved quality of life.

By |October 25th, 2016|Stakeholder Engagement|0 Comments