Mayor’s Toolkit to Help Build Trust with Communities During COVID-19 and Beyond
This readiness self-assessment tool was designed for use by municipal governments as part of IFC’s advisory support to clients. It leverages knowledge and experience of IFC’s From Disclosure to Development (D2D) program which aims to improve effectiveness of data and information use for the benefit of communities. The tool complements the implementation of guidelines by […]
IFC has compiled in a series of guides its experience and learnings promoting good governance best practices among local governments in Peru to provide municipal officers with the basic tools for improving investment management, transparency mechanisms, and citizen participation.
Unlocking Opportunities for Women and Business: A Toolkit of Actions and Strategies for Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies
A growing number of oil, gas, and mining companies have committed to create more diverse, gender-balanced, inclusive industries – recognizing that it is not only the right thing to do, but it also makes business sense.
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.
Licence to Legacy: Life Cycle Management and Social Impact in the Extractives Sector
The Anglo American Mine Closure Toolbox was formulated and developed around the concept of achieving sustainable closure through a multi-stakeholder approach based on an early forward-looking closure vision.
Agreement-making with Indigenous Groups: Oil & Gas Development in Australia
This resource document was jointly prepared by CSRM and BG Group, to provide source material and an analysis of trends in Australia regarding the challenges of negotiating and implementing agreements with Indigenous groups.
Indigenous Women’s Rights and the African Human Rights System: A toolkit of mechanisms
Indigenous women form one of the most vulnerable groups on the African continent. They face multiple forms of discrimination associated especially with their indigenous identity, their gender, culture, religion and language.
Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice
This book is an up-to-date, accessible and practical guide on how to optimally plan for, implement and review land access and resettlement, and avoid pitfalls, based on the main lessons that have been learned on-the-ground over the past decade.
The Human Rights Training Tool (3rd edition) enables oil and gas companies to develop a better understanding of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and key human rights issues relevant for the industry.
Addressing Project Impacts on Fishing-Based Livelihoods – A Good Practice Handbook: Baseline Assessment and Development of a Fisheries Livelihood Restoration Plan
This handbook is intended to be a guide for projects whose development and operations impact upon fish resources and the fishing-based livelihoods of small-scale subsistence and artisanal fishermen who depend upon these resources.
Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict
Experience shows that tackling the underlying causes of EI conflict requires a concerted and multifaceted approach that encompasses governance, macro- and micro-economic stability, capacity enhancement, and creative approaches that increase opportunities for dialogue while contributing to the peaceful resolution of conflict.
Gender Dimensions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining A Rapid Assessment Toolkit
This is intended as an easy-to-use toolkit for understanding men’s and women’s differentiated access to the resources and opportunities associated with artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and how they are affected by ASM.
Supply Chain Sustainability, A quick self assessment and learning tool
Supply chain sustainability is a topic of growing importance to businesses, governments and civil society partly because the scale, scope and severity of global economic, political, social and environmental challenges requires a coordinated response from all sectors of society.
The Water Risk Filter is an online application for corporate officers, facility managers, and investors to analyze the impact of their business activity on the water supply, understand potential risk exposures, and obtain ideas for mitigating risk in a proactive way.
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure
The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure (ownership and access) of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security.
IFC Performance Standard Guidance Notes (3: Pollution Prevention and Abatement, ,4: Community Health, Safety, and Security, and 6: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources)
IFC has prepared a set of Guidance Notes, corresponding to the Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability.
A Guide to Getting Started in Local Procurement: For companies seeking the benefits of linkages with local SMEs
This Local Procurement Guide is designed to provide tools and resources for companies to effectively integrate Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as suppliers through capacity building and assessment tools, by creating a policy and strategy for local procurement.
Handbook on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating for Results
The Handbook on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating for Development Results seeks to address new directions in planning, monitoring and evaluation in the context of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) corporate strategic plan, the requirements of the UNDP evaluation policy and the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Standards for Evaluation in the UN System.
The Water Assessment Manual – Setting the Global Standard
This year, IFC has made water efficiency one of the two core themes of its water strategy, and was recently part of a collaborative effort with the Water Footprint Network (WFN) to publish the Water Footprint Assessment Manual.
Guide to Human Rights Impact Assessment and Management (HRIAM)
This tool is designed to be a practical tool that enables companies to identify, understand, and evaluate actual or potential human rights impacts of a project at each stage of development and operations.
Public-private partnerships done right are a powerful tool for development, providing enduring solutions to some of our greatest challenges. To help familiarize you with the art of alliance building, the Office of Development Partners/ Private Sector Alliances (ODP/PSA) has created a series of practical guides that highlight proven practices in partnerships, demonstrate lessons learned, and […]
ASPIRE A Sustainability Poverty and Infrastructure Routine for Evaluation
This document provides a concise summary of the development of ASPIRE – a new software-based sustainability assessment tool for infrastructure projects which includes poverty reduction as an overarching agenda.
Public-private partnerships done right are a powerful tool for development, providing enduring solutions to some of our greatest challenges. To help familiarize you with the art of alliance building, the Office of Development Partners / Private Sector Alliances (ODP / PSA) office has created a series of practical guides that highlight proven practices in partnerships, […]
Measuring Value: A Guide to Social Return on Investment (SROI)
SROI is a capacity-building and measurement framework. By incorporating social, environmental and economic impacts for a range of stakeholders, it more accurately reflects the value that organisations are achieving.
Stakeholder Engagement: A Good Practice Handbook for Companies Doing Business in Emerging Markets
The focus of this handbook is on stakeholder groups “external” to the core operation of the business, such as affected communities, local government authorities, non-governmental and other civil society organizations, local institutions and other interested or affected parties.
Anglo American plc (Anglo) has made its Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT) freely available as a contribution to managing the socio-economic impacts of extractive, other natural resource and industrial operations.