"We Want What the Ok Tedi Women Have!": Guidance from Papua New Guinea on Women's Engagement in Mining Deals
Through the study of mining deals in Papua New Guinea, this World Bank briefing note provides insights into enhancing women’s agency as a means of achieving equality and through this, better development outcomes.
A Critical Analysis of the SEC and NAM Economic Impact Models and the Proposal of a 3rd Model in view of the Implementation of Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) holds vast resources of minerals, and many of the mines are controlled by parties that have perpetrated severe human rights abuses in the region. The recently enacted Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act aims to enhance transparency in the minerals supply chain. A realistic economic impact estimate of this legislation is important as the careful consideration of the most salient cost drivers informs the precise formulation of rules, which in turn enables implementation.
This report offers a guide for how companies operating in Eastern DRC might undertake due diligence to ensure that they are not contributing to the ongoing conflict.
A Guide to Getting Started in Local Procurement: For companies seeking the benefits of linkages with local SMEs
This short guide is designed to help project site operators in companies in the extractive industries to create a policy and strategy for local procurement.
This report from EICC and BSR looks at how the electronics industry can take advantage of their supply chain to push environmental changes.
This post from USIP looks at new developments in transparency for Afghanistan's mineral sector.
With a strong focus on equity, this year’s report explores the potential, problems and policy options associated with natural resources by focusing on oil, gas and mining.
Aid, Employment and Inclusive Growth in Conflict-Affected Countries: Policy Recommendations for Liberia
This paper by Graciana del Castillo with UNU-WIDER highlights the imperative importance of the economics of peace and strategic use of reconstruction zones with insightful suggestions for Liberia.
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