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  1. Library Resource
    Voluntary guiVoluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2015
    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2013
    Global

    The Equator Principles (EPs) is a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects and is primarily intended to provide a minimum standard for due diligence and monitoring to support responsible risk decision-making.

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on the conduct of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) and the implementation of associated environmental and social management plans (ESMPs).

  4. Library Resource
    Guide for Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Processes cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2017
    Global

    This guidance is primarily directed at Rainforest Alliance auditors and farm or group administrator representatives that follow the Rainforest Alliance criteria. It can also be used more broadly by companies who aim to follow the FPIC principles in their operations. It describes • he cases where an FPIC process is required; and • the steps required in the FPIC process, in cases where an FPIC process is necessary.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2017
    Global

    This guide provides information for companies in the mining, oil and gas sector - and their consultants - on how to undertake a gender impact assessment to gain and maintain a “social licence to operate” with impacted communities and avoid conflict and costly shut-downs. It

    • describes some important principles and approaches that should underpin a gender impact assessment,

    • provides a framework for companies to identify, understand and respond to the gender impacts of an extractive industry project, and

    • outlines some key concepts, definitions and case studies.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2013
    Global

    This Guide describes how human rights can be integrated into environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESHIAs). It provides an introduction to human rights and their relevance to the activities of the oil and gas industry, and briefly describes why it is important for the oil and gas industry to consider the impact that its projects and activities have on human rights.

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013
    Global

    This guide offers a three-point framework for companies seeking to integrate FPIC principles into their policies and apply them in the operations. This includes

    • complying with the requirements for FPIC under international and national law,

    • implementing FPIC principles throughout the project life-cycle, and

    • extending FPIC processes to all project-affected communities in line with good practice guidance. It also seeks to

    • articulate the relevance of FPIC to company policy and practice, and

  8. Library Resource

    The Role of Land Professionals

    Manuals & Guidelines
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2016
    Global

    This publication is the result of the workshop on “Responding to Climate Change and Tenure Insecurity in Small Island Developing States – The Role of Land Professionals” held in Christchurch, New Zealand 30 April – 1 May 2016 in connection with the FIG Working Week 2016. It includes a report of the seminar and a FIG Christchurch Declaration as the main outcome of the workshop.

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