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Jan 8, 2019
This page includes tools, resources and presentations related to cumulative impact assessments.
Jan 2, 2019
Supporting renewable energy companies to achieve gender diversity and implement gender-smart initiatives in their workplaces.
Dec 7, 2018
To advance the sustainability of Myanmar’s hydropower sector, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation and the Ministry of Electricity and Energy with the support from IFC and the Australian government commenced a country-wide Strategic Environmental Assessment of the hydropower sector. The SEA takes a basin-wide approach to understand the effects on environmental and social values across Myanmar’s primary river basins. Selected resources and materials presented and published during the SEA process are listed here.
Sep 19, 2018
This page offers resources related to Benefit Sharing in hydropower projects.
Mar 2, 2018
This Good Practice Handbook provides guidance to practitioners on taking rigorous and consistent approaches to assess and manage hydropower project impacts on downstream river ecosystems and people through the assessment and provision of environmental flows (EFlows).
Nov 22, 2017
IFC's internationally recognized Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability define clients' responsibilities for managing their environmental and social risks. Now available in 10 languages world-wide, the Performance Standards in Lao language can be used as a reference to guide stakeholders in Lao PDR on raising environmental and social standards across sectors.
Aug 31, 2017
This one-stop page includes all related publications to the Nam Ou River Basin profiling process.
Jun 30, 2017
The following features are a compilation of IFC’s Hydro Advisory team work with EDL-Gen, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Hydropower Developers' Working Group with support from the Australian government from 2013-2017 in Lao PDR.
Jun 1, 2017
This Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management: Guidance for the Private Sector in Emerging Markets proposes a six-step process to assist private sector companies in emerging markets identify cumulative impacts and guide them in the effective design and implementation of measures to manage such cumulative effects.
May 15, 2017
IFC's internationally recognized Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability define clients' responsibilities for managing their environmental and social risks. Now available in 10 languages world-wide, the Performance Standards in Lao language can be used as a reference to guide stakeholders in Myanmar on raising environmental and social standards across sectors.
May 10, 2017
On occasion of The World Hydropower Congress being held in Addis Abba from May 9-11 2017, which assembles government leaders, businesses, finance, and civil society to share and exchange in discussions to deliver better hydropower and development for all, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) jointly recognize the value of “landscape” or system-scale planning as a standard of good international industry practice for enhancing the sustainability of hydropower development.
May 5, 2017
This reference document draws on IFC's learning experiences, as well as the current thinking and practices of our client companies and other institutions. This handbook aims to provide the reader with the good practice “essentials” for managing stakeholder relationships in a dynamic context, where unexpected events can and do occur, and facts on the ground change.
Dec 20, 2016
This regulation implements Article 39 of the Law on Electricity regarding the construction of hydropower projects with an installed capacity of 15MW and below aiming to improve the process.
Jan 12, 2016
This policy aims at providing policy guidance and reference to the agencies responsible for overseeing the implementation of investment projects in the hydropower sector as as to inform and encourage project developers/investors to be aware of the Government policy on sustainable development in Lao PDR.
Oct 7, 2015
IFC has prepared a set of Guidance Notes, corresponding to the Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability. These Guidance Notes offer helpful guidance on the requirements contained in the Performance Standards, including reference materials, and on good sustainability practices to improve project performance.
Oct 6, 2015
Case Studies take an insider look at the interconnectedness of hydropower development from a transboundary perspective.
Jul 1, 2014
This Handbook demonstrates a technical means of integrating environmental and social concerns into company management, so that a business can become more effective in reducing its impact on the environment, its workers and its neighboring communities.
Mar 17, 2014
This manual is an essential component of the larger IFC and the specific CES risk management system. The manual describes how IFC conducts its due diligence for the business activities under consideration.