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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2011
    Global

    This short briefing provides information for investors and lenders on the importance to develop a due diligence ‘risk framework’ to identify, mitigate and prevent the adverse impacts of their investment decisions. It provides links to additional resources on the topic.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests constitute an international reference document for the development and improvement of national and subnational guidelines for the sustainable management of natural tropical forests. They also provide a reference on technical issues at the macro (landscape) and micro (forest management unit) scales.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global

    The Policy on Environmental and Social Sustainability describes IFC’s commitments, roles, and responsibilities related to environmental and social sustainability. The Performance Standards are directed towards clients, providing guidance on how to identify risks and impacts, and are designed to help avoid, mitigate, and manage risks and impacts as a way of doing business in a sustainable way, including stakeholder engagement and disclosure obligations of the client in relation to project-level activities.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2011
    Global

    This guide presents a range of best-practice measures for investors and their consultants aimed at managing environmental and social risks that they should carefully consider and implement across different commodity-related investments. It covers E&S risk assessments across different sectors of investments, and includes a special section on investments in agriculture and farmland.

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    Guidance Note 5 Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Guidance Note provides guidance for investors and companies on the requirements contained in the IFC Performance Standards for issues linked to involuntary resettlement as part of project-related land acquisition. It offers guidance to minimise adverse impacts on displaced persons and host communities, and to improve the livelihoods of those affected by resettlement.

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