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CCSI

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice and discussion of sustainable international investment.

MISSION

Our mission is to develop practical approaches for governments, investors, communities and other stakeholders to maximize the benefits of international investment for sustainable development.

 

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Transparency of land based investments_CCSI
Informes e investigaciones
Marzo, 2021
Camerún

This report provides a “snapshot” of the state of transparency with regard to agribusiness and other land-based investment in Cameroon.

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Informes e investigaciones
Marzo, 2021
Camerún

Bien que des informations sur certains projets d’investissements soient rendues publiques, et malgré une loi récente sur la transparence, la gestion des investissements fonciers au Cameroun n’est, de toute évidence, pas véritablement transparente dans l’ensemble.

Dans un nouveau rapport se concentrant sur les projets d’agrobusiness au Cameroun, le Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) et le Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) constatent que :

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Transparency of Land-based Investments: Cameroon Country Snapshot

Informes e investigaciones
Marzo, 2021
Camerún

New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon. 

In the report, CCSI and CED find that:

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Informes e investigaciones
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Marzo, 2021
África, América Latina y el Caribe, Asia

Transparency is often seen as a means of improving governance and accountability of investment, but its potential to do so is hindered by vague definitions and failures to focus on the needs of key local actors.

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Manual y guías
Julio, 2020
África, América Latina y el Caribe, Asia

This briefing explains how host government agencies involved in investment processes can effectively apply FPIC to:

1. Facilitate the right kind of investments, which operate responsibly and support sustainable development

2. Increase business confidence by fostering a stable and participatory investment environment

3. Comply with international law and align approval processes with industry standards and best practices

4. Avoid and mitigate financial, political, and legal risks

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don't throw caution to the wind
Manual y guías
Mayo, 2020
Global

This note proves recommendations for governments, international actors, and mining advocates who seek to optimize the value of green energy mineral reserves, to ensure that expectations for green energy materials do not replace careful planning, impact assessment, and allocation of risks, as well as prevent over-production.

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Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Octubre, 2019
Global

This primer provides an introduction to some of the key issues that arise in the negotiation of contracts linked to investments in agriculture, and practical guidance for how to approach common issues. First, it outlines the typical goals of three important stakeholders – the government, companies, and communities who live on or near land on which a project will take place – along with the risks that each type of stakeholder faces. Then, it discusses the role of contracts and lawyers, provides tips for negotiations, and includes resources for further reading.

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