Resources for Inclusive business
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on the overall approach to consulting, engaging, and partnering with local communities, to bridge gaps in information and expectation between communities and investors and create the social license to operate.
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on negotiating, designing, and implementing community development agreements between investors and local communities..
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and addresses practices for reducing gender inequalities and for empowering women to make a positive contribution to development through agri- cultural investments. for reducing gender inequalities and for empowering women to make a positive contribution to development through agricultural investments.
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on how to ensure tan agricultural investment makes a positive contribution to local and national food security and nutrition
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on how to ensure that an agricultural investment generates positive impacts on the local economy by encouraging and supporting opportunities arising for individuals, farmers, businesses, and institutions.
This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on designing the business model for developing agricultural investment. It outlines the general types of models available and the considerations for selecting and/or designing a blended model to suit the context of the investment.
This resource provides tools for companies and buyers to improve responsibility and due diligence along the commodity supply chain, building on the Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP). It
• provides a brief introduction of the issues,
• provides an in-depth background on the African agricultural economy and the position of smallholders suppliers, SMEs and business in this,
The ICMM has developed 20 tools to support mining and metals companies in promoting sustainable community development. These tools will also be useful to companies involved in other sectors. They offer practical guidance for every stage of the mining process from exploration, construction and operations, to decommissioning, closure and ultimately, the post-closure environment.These tools are accompanied by easy-to-use, step-by-step route maps, to help:
• Foster constructive working relationships between communities, companies and governments
This paper tries to show the advantages - both in productivity and consumer appeal - of domestic and global companies connecting with smallholder suppliers. It draws on programme experience and case studiesin the food and drinks sector where companies aimed to deliver value for their business in ways that would also benefit smallholder suppliers.
This primer provides guidance for including and protecting vulnerable groups in the context of a land-based investment. It outlines the importance of identifying and engaging with vulnerable groups, who often have weak claims to land rights and are particularly susceptible to negative impacts from changes in land use. It provides
• an overview of who may qualify for inclusion in a vulnerable group and descriptions of specific vulnerable groups, and
• step-by-step guidance.