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With the launch of a new working group on Social Impact Assessment, TIAS hosted a webinar, Enhancing Social Impact Assessment, on May 15th 2014. The presenters reviewed the state of the art in SIA, identified areas requiring strengthening and improved guidance, and shared their experiences in the application of SIA.
The Feature Presentations (below) can be downloaded, and a recording and written summary of the event will be available and announced here soon.
“Challenges and developments in SIA at the project level”
Prof. Frank Vanclay, Professor of Cultural Geography, University of Groningen
“Distributional impacts of environmental policies in Germany”
Dr. Klaus Jakob, Research Director, Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin
“Measuring the social impact of business: Current practices and challenges”
Kitrhona Cerri, Manager, Redefining Value, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Chaired by Jan Bakkes of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.
Download the full announcement.