By Manish Bapna and Jacob Werksman on November 29, 2010
An update from the International Anti-Corruption Conference.
This piece originally appeared as the Foreword to Guidelines for Community Engagement in Carbon Dioxide Capture, Transport, and Storage Projects.
This report was designed to provide guidance to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project developers, regulators, and local communities as they engage in discussions regarding potential CCS projects.
A vision for corporate disclosure and community engagement.
By Janet Ranganathan, Alisa Zomer and Peter Veit on October 19, 2010
Can new SEC disclosure rules help bring transparency to Uganda’s oil sector?
Lalanath de Silva, Director of WRI’s Access Initiative, answers questions on how the “right to know” is evolving in both developed and developing countries.
Extractive industries explore the benefits of acquiring consent for their projects.
This report closely examines access rights to environmental decision making in four countries: Cameroon, Paraguay, Philippines,
and Sri Lanka.
WRI’s Davida Wood answers questions on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan and its link to electricity governance.
Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.
What goes on behind the scenes of the different eco-labels? A new survey from WRI and Ecolabelling.org will find out.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Rural Development Institute (RDI) are launching a new initiative that will improve the livelihoods of farmers by creating a system of Web-based multimedia tools to illustrate and communicate complex property rights issues in Africa. The initiative is funded with a grant to WRI from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
By Monika Kerdeman and Andrew Rizzardi on July 24, 2009
Here is a quick summary of recent progress by Access Initiative partners working to strengthen civil society, increase participation, and improve environmental policy choices.
By Ruth Nogueron and Isabel Munilla on June 25, 2009
Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.
By Kirk Herbertson and Janet Ranganathan on May 26, 2009
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
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