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CCSI

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice and discussion of sustainable international investment.

MISSION

Our mission is to develop practical approaches for governments, investors, communities and other stakeholders to maximize the benefits of international investment for sustainable development.

 

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Manuels et directives
juillet 2020
Afrique
Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Asie

This briefing explains how host government agencies involved in investment processes can effectively apply FPIC to:

1. Facilitate the right kind of investments, which operate responsibly and support sustainable development

2. Increase business confidence by fostering a stable and participatory investment environment

don't throw caution to the wind
Manuels et directives
mai 2020
Global

This note proves recommendations for governments, international actors, and mining advocates who seek to optimize the value of green energy mineral reserves, to ensure that expectations for green energy materials do not replace careful planning, impact assessment, and allocation of risks, as well as prevent over-production.

The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
Rapports et recherches
septembre 2019
Afrique
Kenya
Amérique latine et Caraïbes
États-Unis d'Amérique
Asie
Global

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing.

Small-image-Bridging
Manuels et directives
mai 2019
Global

This note provides guidance for civil society actors and communities on how to access and how to use the information contained in contracts with companies to be able to:

• Understand company and government obligations related to a company project;

• Monitor whether those obligations are being fulfilled;

Manuels et directives
septembre 2018
Global

Deciding whether or not to allow an investor to use community lands and natural resources is one of the most important decisions a community can make.

Manuels et directives
septembre 2018
Global

Deciding whether or not to allow an investor to use community lands and natural resources is one of the most important decisions a community can make.

Rapports et recherches
juillet 2018
Ghana

In 2008, ten communities in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana entered into agreements with Newmont Ghana to govern company-community relations, ensure local job creation, and share the benefits of the company’s mining operations. Ten years later, this report, co-authored by Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI), African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), CCSI, and ISP,

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