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May 22, 2018
IFC’s new gender toolkit provides practical, detailed tools to help companies to assess and address obstacles to equality and inclusion in the workplace, across the supply chain, and in community engagement and investment. It includes easy-to-use techniques to transform a broad gender strategy into a supportive working reality for women and men. The toolkit includes an executive summary, plus four standalone thematic tool suites that can be used individually or mixed and matched into a broader corporate strategy.
English | 2018 IFC
Apr 11, 2017
The EHS Guidelines for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facilities include information relevant to LNG base load liquefaction plants, transport (by sea and land), storage, regasification (including floating storage regasification units), peak shaving terminals, and LNG fueling facilities.
24 pages | © April 2017 World Bank Group | Complimentary
Mar 21, 2017
Water scarcity poses a risk to companies in the mining and metals sector, but it also represents a significant opportunity–to catalyze collective solutions that improve water security and sanitation for all, according to a new report from the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
English | 48 Pages | 2017, IFC
Feb 3, 2017
This report provides a summary of World Bank Group (WBG) activities in the extractive industries sector in Fiscal Year 2016 . The WBG’s objective in the extractive sector is to ensure that natural resources contribute positively to inclusive economic growth and sustainable development.
English | 50 Pages | 2017 IFC
Nov 17, 2016
The EHS Guidelines for Petroleum Refining cover processing operations from raw crude oil to finished products, for example refinery fuel gas, liquefied petroleum gas, motor gasoline, kerosene, diesel oil, heating oil, fuel oil, bitumen, asphalt, lubricant oils, waxes, sulfur, pet-coke, and intermediate products for the petrochemical industry.
35 pages | © November 2016 World Bank Group | Complimentary
Jul 12, 2016
IFC: A Partner for Sustainable Mining Development
English | 2 pages | 2016 IFC
Jun 5, 2015
The EHS Guidelines for Offshore Oil and Gas Development include information relevant to seismic exploration, exploratory and production drilling, development and production activities, offshore pipeline operations, offshore transportation, tanker loading and unloading, ancillary and support operations, and decommissioning. They also address potential onshore impacts that may result from offshore oil and gas activities.
42 pages | © June 2015 World Bank Group | Complimentary
Feb 28, 2015
How Communications Supports Sustainability: 5 Trends
English | 28 Pages | IFC
Feb 28, 2015
If developed and managed appropriately, a country’s oil, gas, and mineral resources can make a major contribution to economic development and poverty alleviation. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding and discussion of how the costs and benefits of natural resource development are shared across society. This paper presents how IFC, as both an investor and a development organization, determines whether benefits and costs are shared reasonably, and how this assessment influences IFC’s decision to invest in a particular natural resource project.
English | 84 Pages | 2015 IFC
May 1, 2014
Founded in 1974, Promigas is one of the largest and oldest private utility providers of natural gas in Colombia. In addition to its own operations, it has investments in 18 other companies in natural gas transmission and distribution as well as in power distribution in Colombia and Perú. Its customers include power plants, cement, petrochemical, and mining companies as well as residential users. In its home country, Colombia, Promigas through its five distribution companies serves 2.9 million households.
Jun 18, 2013
IFC is working with international mining company Rio Tinto in Guinea to ensure the participation of local businesses in its supply chain as it develops its Simandou iron ore project. This work builds on IFC's pilot program, "Guinea Linkages" in which local businesses that improved their capacity were awarded over $7 million in mining sector contracts.
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa / Strategic Priority: SMEs / Key Topics: Communities, Women, Jobs, Fragile States
Jun 18, 2013
IFC is working with local governments in Peru to invest royalties from extractive industries in projects that benefit local communities. More specifically, IFC aims to strengthen the investment capacity of 30 municipalities in eight extractive regions, benefiting 250,000 inhabitants.
Region: Latin America & the Caribbean / Strategic Priority: Infrastructure
Mar 1, 2013
This publication highlights the lessons of experience from the IFC-PERU Liquefied Natural Gas (PLNG) project. A focus on continuous improvement and adaptive management throughout the project, and an emphasis on stakeholder engagement and participatory monitoring are among lessons that are useful across sectors.
40 pages | © March 2013 IFC | Complimentary
May 24, 2012
This report breaks new ground by estimating that there is a $37 billion market opportunity for improved energy services at the base of the pyramid.
172 pages | © May 2012 IFC | Complimentary
Jan 15, 2011
The ferrous foundry industry is fundamental to machine building contributing to up to 90 percent of its final product. High quality-casting are essential to a range of heavy industries, including railroad and electro industries, vessels building, automotive industry and many others. This report outlines the methodology used in conducting the benchmarking study and includes analysis of results and data.
82 pages | © January 2011 IFC | Complimentary
Mar 16, 2010
Women in Mining provides a conceptual framework and a step-by-step approach to integrating women into mining and other extractive and heavy industries. It also shows how companies can increase the benefits that women and their families receive from these industries.
Aug 1, 2009
"Mining for Equity: The Gender Dimensions of the Extractive Industries" explores how men and women are differently involved in and impacted by the extractive industries (EI). It highlights the fact that, of the economic, social, and environmental impacts of EI, men typically have greater access to the benefits, while women are often more vulnerable to the risks.
Aug 1, 2009
"Mainstreaming Gender into Extractive Industries Projects: Guidance Note for Task Team Leaders" provides detailed technical guidance on how and when gender can be integrated into World Bank Extractive Industries project design, implementation and supervision.
Jul 1, 2009
This Practice Note focuses on the early stages of the Ahafo Linkages Program by capturing important early lessons and providing broad guidance on how to create and run a unit dedicated to local procurement within a company's supply chain department.
Nov 1, 2008
This manual provides a step-by-step guide on how to enable local small and medium enterprises in emerging economies to get access to procurement opportunities with large companies through a transparent system for local contracting.
May 1, 2007
As Glamis Gold Ltd. began the development of the Marlin Gold Mine, insufficient stakeholder analysis harmed the consultation process involving affected municipalities in Guatemala. Initial consultations neglected to consider the potential opposition of the less affected population.
May 1, 2007
The Sakhalin project's goal was the "recovery, processing, and export of oil and gas" from oil fields on and around the Sakhalin Islands. Before the goal could be accomplished, an effective and participatory consultation process had to be initiated with approximately 3,500 diverse indigenous people on the island.
Apr 1, 2007
The General Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Guidelines are designed to be used together with the relevant Industry Sector EHS Guidelines which provide guidance to users on EHS issues in specific industry sectors.
99 pages | © April 2007 IFC | Complimentary
Oct 1, 2006
This paper focuses on six key areas where lessons learned were thought to be most valuable and applicable to other IFC-financed projects: environmental and social assessment and management; regional review; stakeholder engagement and disclosure; land acquisition and compensation; monitoring and reporting and community investment.
Sep 1, 2006
To highlight the practical challenges and value of the external monitoring mechanism, the publication draws illustrative examples from the experiences of IFC during the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project in 2001.