The Resource Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development

Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development

Label
Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development
Title
Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What are the implications of project finance for human rights and sustainable development?
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 338.9/27
  • 338.927
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.C3 G56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development
Publication
Note
Risk mitigation
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; Part I The framework; 1 An introduction to the issues; The elements; Project finance; The standards for evaluating social impacts of PF; 'Basic' and 'human' rights and duties; Comparing rights-based development and rights-based investment; The chapters to come; 2 The linkages between project finance and sustainable development; Introduction; The concept of sustainable development; FDI and the role of project finance; The impacts of FDI on sustainable development; FDI and the economic dimension of sustainable development
  • FDI and the environmental dimensionFDI impacts on the pattern of resource use (structural effect); FDI and the social dimension of sustainable development; Summary of the evidence; Does financing through PF have an influence?; Impact on host country policies and ability to pursue sustainable development; Civil society scrutiny and policies of financial institutions; Conclusions; 3 Project finance and the relevant human rights; Introduction; Extractive industries; Extractive industries and conflict; Building infrastructure; Water and sewage; Health care
  • Initiatives for control: the EP and the IFC's project standardsConclusion; Bibliography; 4 Applying international environmental principles to project-financed transnational investment agreements; Introduction; International law for global environmental protection?; Sustainable development and other applicable international environmental principles; The integration principle; The preventive and precautionary principles; The polluter-pays principle; The principle of environmental impact assessment (EIA)
  • Principle 5: Consultation and disclosurePrinciple 6: Grievance mechanism; Principle 7: Independent review; Principle 8: Covenants; Principle 9: Independent monitoring and reporting; Principle 10: EPFI reporting; The internalization of international environmental principles within transnational non-state actors?; Conclusions; Part II Special topics; 5 Risk management, project finance and rights-based development; The question; The relevant elements in PF; Risk management strategies in PF and their potential impacts; Three components of risk management; Risk avoidance; Risk allocation
  • The principles of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process, and access to environmental justiceA taxonomic representation of international and transnational, non-state actor agreements; Case study of a transnational, non-state actor agreement: the EP; The application of international environmental principles to the EP; Principle 1: Review and categorization; Principle 2: Social and environmental assessment (SEA); Principle 3: Applicable social and environmental standards; Principle 4: Action Plan and Management System
Control code
ocn763157940
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (536 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139141642
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b25901783
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)763157940
  • cbo0511974310

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