The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely impacted all aspects of health, government, society, industry, and our interaction with each other. Environmental and social governance have not been exempted, and the pandemic has drastically challenged the way governments and other actors ensure that environmental and social safeguards continue to protect ourselves and our environment. … [Read more...] about Overcoming challenges from COVID-19 in environmental licensing and enforcement
The environmental and social safeguard policies have as objectives to prevent, minimize and mitigate adverse impacts that affect the environment and society. They also promote the conservation of biodiversity and ensure the provision of ecosystem services. These policies have been the answer for improving actions during the implementation of activities aimed at managing … [Read more...] about How do we ensure compliance with environmental and social commitments in development projects?
In Latin America, like the rest of the world, both nature assets and infrastructure are vulnerable to natural hazards and climate change effects. Therefore, all economic sectors face risks. Additionally, the different organizations in charge of promoting sustainable development are frequently constrained in their ability to get more political and financial support to ensure … [Read more...] about Sharing and listening to strengthen environmental permitting and compliance in Latin America