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[PDF] Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Guidance for Extractive Industries

Author: International Alert, Published on: 1 March 2005

Oil, mining and natural gas companies often invest in conflict-prone societies – the nature of their business setting some limits on choice of risk profile. Most companies have no interest in exacerbating instability or violence, or otherwise becoming caught up in it. Experience shows however, that all too often they lack the skills and experience to avoid doing so…Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Guidance for Extractive Industries aims to help close this capacity gap…[It] consists of guidance on doing business in societies at risk of conflict…[and] provides information on understanding conflict risk through a series of practical documents. [Refers to Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total), Enron, Total]

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Related companies: Total