Nigeria Environmental Impact Assessment Act 1992

Republic of Nigeria | Document | 1992

Nigeria Environmental Impact Assessment Act 1992, being an Act, among other things sets out the procedures and methods to enable the prior consideration of environmental impact assessment on certain public or private projects. The Act also gives specific powers to the Federal Environmental Protectio...


Environmental Management Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Environmental Management" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/7.


A Guide to Leading Practice Sustainable Development in Mining

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Australian Government | Document | 2011

This reference book is designed to assist the mining industry to maximise opportunities for economic and social development by mplementing leading practice sustainable development principles to deliver practical mining solutions in Australia and overseas.


Energy Charter

International Energy Charter | URL | 2016

In a world of increasing interdependence between net exporters and importers of energy, it is widely recognised that multilateral rules can provide a more balanced and efficient framework for international cooperation than is offered by bilateral agreements alone or by non-legislative instruments. T...


Planning for Integrated Mine Closure: Toolkit

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2008

This document presents an Integrated Mine Closure Planning Toolkit for the mining and metals sector. The toolkit is intended to be used to promote a more disciplined approach to integrated closure planning and to increase the uniformity of good practices across the sector. The concepts apply equally...


Resources to Reserves

International Energy Agency (IEA) | Document | 2013

Given the major fluctuations witnessed in energy markets in the past seven years – notably the global economic crisis – Resources to Reserves 2013 assesses the availability of fossil fuels and surveys the cutting-edge technologies needed to find, produce and bring them to the market, while avoiding ...


A Guide to Leading Practice Sustainable Development in Mining

Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices | Document | 2011

This reference book is designed to assist the mining industry to maximize opportunities for economic and social development by implementing leading practice sustainable development principles to deliver practical mining solutions in Australia and overseas.


Community Development Toolkit

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2012

The Community Development Toolkit provides practical guidance for all stages of the community development process – from exploration through construction, operations, and eventually decommissioning and closure, including the post-closure environment.


Africa's Blue Economy: A Policy Handbook

African Minerals Development Centre | Document | 2016

Africa’s “Blue world” is made of vast lakes and rivers and an extensive ocean resource base. The Blue Economy can play a major role in Africa’s structural transformation, sustainable economic progress, and social development. The largest sectors of the current African aquatic and ocean based economy...


Mongolia 1995 Environmental Protection Law

Government of Mongolia | Document | 1995

The purpose of this law is to regulate relations between the State, citizens, business entities and organisations in order to guarantee the human right to live in a healthy and safe environment, an ecologically balanced social and economic development, the protection of the environment for present a...


Spotlight on publications: extractive industries and conflict management

Evidence and lessons from Latin America (ELLA) | Document | 2016

Extractive industry investment in Latin America has increased considerably since the early 1990s, especially in the last decade. Expansion of extractive activities into new territory has led to new rounds of conflict and contestation in the region, including over resource use and control, territoria...


Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) | Document | 2013

This report focuses on the relationship between women and natural resources in conflict-affected settings, and discusses how the management of natural resources can be used to enhance women’s engagement and empowerment in peacebuilding processes. Part I of the report examines the relationship be...


West Africa Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market development study

The World Bank | Document | 2013

This is a World Bank market development study of the LPG market in West Africa. The World Bank and the World LP Gas Association have retained Purvin and Gertz, Inc. (Purvin and Gertz) and Frigo Consult to conduct an analysis of the West African LPG market and make recommendations on how to further s...


Afghanistan Environmental Law 2007 (Unofficial English Translation)

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan | Document | 2007

This Environment Law was approved in 2005, then further amended and gazetted in 2007. It details provisions regarding the environmental impact assessment process in Afghanistan.


Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act 1995

People's Republic of Bangladesh | Document | 1995

The Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act 1995 provides for conservation of the environment, improvement of environmental standards and control and mitigation of environmental pollution. This Act is pursuant to the policy objective and imperative to protect/ conserve the natural environment of Ban...


Independent Report: World Heritage Sites and the Extractive Industries

ICMM | Document | 2012

This study presents a critical evaluation of current World Heritage processes and practices focusing on the relationship between the extractives sector and natural World Heritage sites. Recommendations to UNESCO State Parties focus on stronger governance of the extractive industries and their enviro...


Water management in mining: a selection of case studies

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2012

This publication provides a collection of case studies of leading practice on water management by ICMM member companies and other responsible actors in the mining industry. The case studies illustrate a number of innovative approaches to finding sustainable solutions to water issues in this sec...


The Growing Role of Minerals and Metals for a Low Carbon Future

World Bank | Document | 2017

The rise of green energy technologies required for a low-carbon future is expected to lead to significant growth in demand for a wide range of minerals and metals, such as aluminum, copper, lead, lithium, manganese, nickel, silver, steel, and zinc and rare earth minerals, according to a new World Ba...


Chile 1995 Law on the Regulation of Environmental Quality and Emission Standards (in Spanish)

Republic of Chile | Document | 1995

This is Chile's 1995 Law on the Regulation of Environmental Quality and Emission Standards - Reglamento para la dictación de normas de calidad ambiental y de emisión. In Spanish.


Yemen Republican Decree No.101 of 2005 on the establishment of the Public Environmental Protection Authority (in Arabic)

Republic of Yemen | Document | 2005

This Law establishes the General Authority which is the official national body competent for environmental protection and preservation of renewable natural resources. Main purpose of the Authority is: environment protection from pollution in all its forms; maintenance of the natural environment, pre...