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  1. Library Resource
    OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement in the Extractive Sector cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    February, 2017
    Global

    This guide provides a practical framework for identifying and managing risks with regard to stakeholder engagement activities to ensure companies play a role in avoiding and addressing adverse impacts as defined in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The guidance also includes an assessment framework for industry to evaluate their stakeholder engagement performance and targeted guidance for specific stakeholder groups such as indigenous peoples, women, workers and artisanal and small scale miners.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Human Rights Standards and Applications
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2015
    Global

    This basic legal reference publication has been prepared as part of the OHCHR output on land and human rights. It aims to provide a concise and user-friendly guide on key international legal standards, including international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law, to those working on land issues so as to make them aware that such standards may be applicable to their work

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2016
    Global

    The guide has been produced to help practitioners, project and operational managers understand the drivers, implications and capabilities needed to make and implement agreements.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2016
    Global

    The guide has been produced to help practitioners, project and operational managers understand the drivers, implications and capabilities needed to make and implement agreements.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2017
    Global

    This Guide was prepared to assist non-lawyers and to OpenLandContracts.org users in unpacking the technical provisions and language typically found in forestry contracts in order to better understand the contracts and the potential implications of specific provisions across a range of stakeholder interests.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2016
    Global

    This guide was developed to assist non-lawyers in better understanding agricultural investment contracts, such as those available on OpenLandContracts.org. Agricultural investment contracts can be complex, and some provisions may be difficult to understand. The Guide provides explanations for a range of common provisions, and includes a Glossary of legal and technical terms.

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This technical guide is aimed at legal professionals working with governments, civil society, the private sector or development agencies as well as law societies, notaries, judges and all those who are interested in understanding the role of law in giving effect to the provisions of the Guidelines (VGGT). It reviews the legal implications of the Guidelines and provides guidance on assessing national legislation, legal reform and improved implementation as well as the settlement of disputes.

  8. 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2014
    Global

    The CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems – known as RAI – are a set of ten principles that apply to all types and sizes of agricultural investment including fisheries, forests and livestock. They address all stakeholders and apply to all stages of the value chain. As a soft law instrument they are globally applicable and include actions to address a range of environmental, social and economic issues.

  10. Library Resource
    Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI): Knowledge into Action Notes series - 24 - Enhancing local economic impact cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on how to ensure that an agricultural investment generates positive impacts on the local economy by encouraging and supporting opportunities arising for individuals, farmers, businesses, and institutions.

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