sharing in governance of extractive industries
CCSI has conducted a comparative review of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the use and discharge of water by the copper and gold mining sectors in a selected sample of resource rich jurisdictions, including various states in the United States (Alaska, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada), Chile, China, Canada (British Columbia), Peru, Philippines, South…Continue
Resource-rich countries are increasingly inserting requirements for local content (“local content provisions”) into their legal frameworks through legislation, contracts and bidding practices. If successful, such requirements to increase local content can lead to job creation, boost the domestic private sector, facilitate technology transfers, and build a competitive local workforce. However, local content goals are often unfulfilled and the opportunities for increasing local content are not…Continue
CCSI is excited to announce the launch of the updated Negotiation Support Portal to assist host governments in their planning, preparing for, negotiating, monitoring, and implementing of complex investment projects in the extractive industries, land and agriculture and infrastructure sectors. The Portal aims to improve the accessibility and…Continue
The Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investments (VCC) has compiled a matrix of major negotiation support initiatives, which includes information about each organization’s sector of support, geographical focus, response time, fee arrangements, and types of expertise and support provided.
It is hoped that…Continue