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Environmental Governance Program favorited Emily Greenspan's blog post Will Shell turn the tide on community consent?
May 30
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May 25
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Will Shell turn the tide on community consent?

A new public commitment by Shell may mark a shift in companies’ adoption of free, prior, and informed consent.For years oil companies have been reluctant to commit to the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), but this trend might be on the brink of a shift. Oil giant Shell just included a public commitment to FPIC in their 2016 Sustainability Report, the…See More
May 22
Emily Greenspan posted a blog post

Will Shell turn the tide on community consent?

A new public commitment by Shell may mark a shift in companies’ adoption of free, prior, and informed consent.For years oil companies have been reluctant to commit to the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), but this trend might be on the brink of a shift. Oil giant Shell just included a public commitment to FPIC in their 2016 Sustainability Report, the…See More
May 18
Colin Tinto favorited Emily Greenspan's blog post Déjà vu in Peru: The UN sounds the alarm again on extreme pollution in Peru
May 17, 2016
Emily Greenspan posted a blog post

Déjà vu in Peru: The UN sounds the alarm again on extreme pollution in Peru

This post was co-authored by Miguel Levano, Land Rights and Extractive Industries Officer at Oxfam Peru.The UN special rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes Baskut Tuncat sounded the alarm after observing oil pollution on his recent visit to block 192 (formerly block 1 A-B) of the northern Peruvian Amazon. Block 192 is an area inhabited by indigenous peoples that has been plagued by severe…See More
May 12, 2016
Tiffany Challe favorited Emily Greenspan's blog post 123s and FPICs: New human rights report has all the community consent essentials
Apr 29, 2016
Emily Greenspan posted a blog post

123s and FPICs: New human rights report has all the community consent essentials

Indigenous communities have the right to say “no” before large-scale projects begin, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says in its latest report. The Commission – a body of the Organization of American States tasked with promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas – just launched a …See More
Apr 26, 2016
Jodi Liss commented on Emily Greenspan's blog post 'Why should the World Bank support Free, Prior and Informed Consent? Their report explains.'
"Hi Emily, What does "public consultation" mean? Is it open to the public for attendance or comment? Thanks."
Feb 22, 2016
Emily Greenspan posted a blog post

Why should the World Bank support Free, Prior and Informed Consent? Their report explains.

New World Bank report calls for Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the midst of ongoing World Bank consultations on its own safeguards.Next week the World Bank will host a public consultation in Washington DC around its draft environmental and social “safeguards”— World Bank policies that aim to avoid and minimize harm to people…See More
Feb 19, 2016
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Dec 14, 2015
Ben Rutledge favorited Emily Greenspan's blog post Getting to “no” in mining and community consent
Dec 10, 2015
Emily Greenspan commented on Emily Greenspan's blog post 'Getting to “no” in mining and community consent'
"Thanks for sharing your comments. Picking up on the issues that Jodi raises, I’m in full agreement that participatory decision-making processes do not always proceed smoothly and result in unanimous agreement. Nevertheless, communities manage…"
Dec 8, 2015
Jodi Liss commented on Emily Greenspan's blog post 'Getting to “no” in mining and community consent'
"Although I respect the sentiment behind "no means no", I have found that things are not always so absolute in the wide world. Sometimes a no on an extractive project means no, but sometimes it means other things like "not under these…"
Dec 8, 2015
Paul Cisneros commented on Emily Greenspan's blog post 'Getting to “no” in mining and community consent'
"Hello Emily, very interesting piece, thanks for sharing it in GOXI. You raise valid points about companies needing clearer guidelines for implementation. By looking at the Latin American experience with FPIC I think that one incentive companies have…"
Dec 8, 2015
Mariana Galvao Lyra favorited Emily Greenspan's blog post Getting to “no” in mining and community consent
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Oxfam America
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Website
http://www.oxfamamerica.org
Job Title
Policy and Advocacy Advisor
About My Work
Extractive Industries Team
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development

Emily Greenspan's Blog

Will Shell turn the tide on community consent?

Posted on May 18, 2017 at 16:06 0 Comments

A new public commitment by Shell may mark a shift in companies’ adoption of free, prior, and informed consent.

For years oil companies have been reluctant to commit to the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), but this trend might be on the brink of a shift. Oil giant Shell just included a public commitment to FPIC in their 2016 …

Continue

Déjà vu in Peru: The UN sounds the alarm again on extreme pollution in Peru

Posted on May 12, 2016 at 23:30 0 Comments

This post was co-authored by Miguel Levano, Land Rights and Extractive Industries Officer at Oxfam Peru.

The UN special rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes Baskut Tuncat sounded the alarm after observing oil pollution on his recent visit to block 192 (formerly block 1 A-B) of the northern Peruvian Amazon. Block 192 is an area inhabited by indigenous peoples that has…

Continue

123s and FPICs: New human rights report has all the community consent essentials

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 16:50 0 Comments

Indigenous communities have the right to say “no” before large-scale projects begin, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says in its latest report. The Commission – a body of the Organization of American States tasked with promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas – just launched a …

Continue

Why should the World Bank support Free, Prior and Informed Consent? Their report explains.

Posted on February 19, 2016 at 18:41 1 Comment

New World Bank report calls for Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the midst of ongoing World Bank consultations on its own safeguards.

Next week the World Bank will host a public consultation in Washington DC around its draft environmental and social “safeguards”— World Bank policies that aim to avoid…

Continue

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