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Title Foreign direct investment and the environment : lessons from the mining sector / OECD Global Forum on International Investment.

Published Paris : OECD, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  332.673 FORE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 227 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes Includes tables.
Includes some of the edited conference papers from a conference on "Foreign Direct Investment and Environment-Learning Lessons from the Mining Sector" held in Paris, 6-7 February 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Drawn from a February 2002 conference, these ten papers explore the environmental and social challenges encountered by foreign investors in the mining industry of developing countries, and identifies policies and voluntary corporate initiatives to mitigate them. Topics include the environmental effects of foreign versus domestic investment in Latin America, the influence of financial institutions, a case of discrimination against foreign investors in Chile, and compliance with voluntary initiatives in the mining and forestry sectors. No index. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Other author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Global Forum on International Investment.
Subject Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Investments, Foreign -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
ISBN 9264199012