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Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Guidance for Extractive Industries (International Alert, 2005)

This publication “consists of guidance on doing business in societies at risk of conflict for field managers working across a range of business activities, as well as headquarters staff in political risk, security, external relations and social performance departments. It provides information on understanding conflict risk through a series of practical documents, including: 1) Introduction to conflict-sensitive business practice, including an overview of the regulatory environment for doing business in conflict-risk states; 2) Screening tool for early identification of conflict risk; 3) Macro-level conflict risk and impact assessment tool; 4) Project-level conflict risk and impact assessment tool; and 5) Special guidance on key flashpoint issues where conflict could arise at any point during a company’s operation.” (Preface to the Guidance)