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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:08:43 +0000Prizma Sponsoring IAIA15 Conference in Florence
As an environmental and sustainability practitioner involved in developments financed by multilateral financial institutions and Equator Banks (see below), I value the opportunity to network with and learn from my professional peers. Several of my team members and I are members of the International Association for Impact Assessment, the leading global network on best practice […]
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:07:40 +0000Oil, Gas and Mining Lead ICSID Arbitration Case Load
The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) recently published its case load statistics. The oil, gas and mining sector registered the highest case load (26%), including one to which Prizma contributed, followed by electric power and other energy (14%). The geographical distribution of all ICSID cases places South America on the […]
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:41:02 +0000Conducting Cyanide-Wildlife Causation Study for Gold Mine
The Kumtor Gold Company in the Kyrgyz Republic, a subsidiary of Centerra Gold, recently re-engaged Prizma to continue a Cyanide Wildlife Causation Study in order to satisfy the requirements of the Cyanide Code. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p27qSt-JN Centerra Gold is a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in […]
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:05:52 +0000EBRD to receive IAIA’s 2015 Corporate Initiative Award
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) wins the IAIA 2015 Corporate Initiative Award for its work on the recently updated Environmental and Sustainability Policy which became effective in November 2014. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p27qSt-JC The European Bank was founded in 1991 to create a new post-Cold War era in central and eastern Europe, furthering progress […]
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:49:52 +0000World Bank adopts XBRL for 2014 Sustainability Review
The World Bank continues to lead the pack of multilateral financial institutions in sustainability reporting. Not resting on its laurels, the Bank is now also one of the first adopters of GRI’s XBRL, a tagging system to make reporting machine-readable. Will others follow? http://wp.me/p27qSt-Je As I blogged in MDBs adopting GRI Framework, many of the major […]
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