IFC Sustainability Exchange 2013

Sustainability Exchange 2013

The Sustainability Summit brought together over 220 global business leaders, clients, sustainability experts, government representatives, and civil society to share perspectives around the theme of “Dealing with Uncertainty.” The focus was on the big-picture emerging sustainability issues, and how companies are dealing with and preparing for uncertainty.

The Sustainability Exchange, now in its seventh year, drew companies from the extractives, agribusiness, forestry, and infrastructure sectors including Shell Oil, Munich Re, Rio Tinto, Unigold, Bankers Petroleum, Nespresso, Peru LNG as well as the Brookings Institute, Conservation International, and Oxfam. Read more …

For more information, please contact Ifcsustainabilitysummit@ifc.org.

Prodceedings from Sustainability Exchange

PRESENTATIONS FROM SUSTAINABILITY EXCHANGE

Exchange Day 1 – June 19: LAND MAPPING AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Breakout: Geospatial Planning Technologies

Breakout: Forest Tenure, Land Rights and the Role of Community Managed Forestry Enterprises in Pushing the Envelope

Breakout: Building Constituencies and Understanding their Priorities 

Breakout: An Approach to Early Stakeholder Engagement

Exchange Day 2  – June 20: PLANNING AND COLLECTIVE ACTION

Panel Session: Quantifying Inputs for Planning Sustainability Investments

Breakout: Stakeholder Analysis for Planning and Financial Valuation of Sustainability

Breakout: De-risking Projects: Why Some Projects Succeed While Others Fail

Breakout: Measuring Results and Shared Value – Examples from Latin America

Lunch Session: 

Breakout: Vocational Training: Improving local economies through skilled labor

Breakout: Working Together for the Benefit of All: Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Exchange Day 3 –  June 21: MULTI-STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS AND BUILDING DIALOGUE

Breakout: Using Mediation and Complaints-Handling to Build Long –Term Dialogue