The process of public consultations with project stakeholders is one of the key elements to ensure project sustainability. Consultations can be a decisive factor in the success of the project that seeks to promote local development. In order to be effective, it is necessary for this process to be meaningful, but what does that mean? How do we guarantee its … [Read more...] about Five tips for conducting meaningful public consultations
Environmental and social management
If you consider the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) as the skeleton of a project, the Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) can certainly be considered as the backbone. The AoA examines the feasible alternatives of a proposed project from different points of view: technical, financial, regulatory, jurisdictional, environmental and social. Through this examination, … [Read more...] about Coming to a Crossroad: Analysis of Alternatives in Project Development
Bolivia and Jamaica represent two faces of the geography of our atmosphere. While Bolivia offers breathtaking snowy mountains, typical of the Andes Cordillera, Jamaica brings paradise-like Caribbean beaches to the picture. Both countries sum up an aggregated population of nearly 15 million, a territory of more than 1.1 million square kilometers, and an impressive geographic, … [Read more...] about From the summits of La Paz, to the coast of Jamaica. Celebrating their independence and safeguards.
Thinking about Perú brings to life images of breathtaking green valleys that are lost in sight, vibrant Inca infrastructure, and a world-class cultural and natural richness evident in its people, landscapes and culinary traditions. This 28th of July, we celebrate the social diversity and enriching culture of The Republic of Perú, on the anniversary of its … [Read more...] about Celebrating Sustainability and Safeguards on Peru´s Independence Day
Home to more than 48 million people (1), Colombia is the fourth biggest economy in South America. With over 400.800 square miles and nearly 85 ecosystems made out of plains, rivers, coasts, moors and vibrant lungs of humid forests (2), Colombia is located in the northern border of the continent and serves as a natural habitat for more than 51.000 species, placing it among the … [Read more...] about Celebrating sustainability and safeguards on Colombia’s Independence Day