ESIA and the Equator Principles
WSP's Martin Broderick reveals how by applying the Equator Principles the developing world is leading the way in environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA)The Equator Principles have increased the attention given to social and economic issues within environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) in developing countries. Their application to developme
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