Training Course

Strengthening Social Performance in Extractive Industry ActivitiesStrengthening Social Performance in Extractive Industry Activities

Participants will gain an understanding of the main components of ‘Social Performance’ in the extractives industries through lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises to demonstrate lessons learned, best practice, and strategic approaches.

Day 1

  • Social Performance Overview, Case Studies
  • Social License to Operate in the Extractives Industries
  • Good International Practice Guidance and Standards
  • Global and National Trends in SP
  • Three Pillars of SP – Stakeholder Engagement
    • Exercise in Stakeholder Mapping and Materiality Analysis

Day 2

  • Three Pillars of SP – Social Impact / Risk Management
    • Case study – Social Baseline Study and Community Perception Survey
    • Exercise in Social Risk Assessment, Management Planning
  • Three Pillars of SP – Social Investment
    • Exercise in Needs Assessment, Social Investment Plan Development
  • Cross Cutting Issues: Human Rights, Labor, Capacity Building, Local Content Assessment and Development

Day 3

  • SP Management Plans – Development
  • SP Management Plans – Implementation Challenges and Lessons Learned from the Field
  • Group Exercise and Evaluation
  • Evaluation

Optional Afternoon “Field Trip” to interact with practitioners who are responsible for SP in their companies

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