Tools By Economic Sector



Financial Sector

The Campaigner's Guide to Financial Markets: Effective Lobbying of Companies and Financial Institutions
Corner House- Nicholas Hildyard and Mark Mansley (2001)
The guide provides information about financial institutions and provides campaigners with the "nuts-and-bolts practicalities of financial market campaigning."

Accountability Resources Guide
Accountability Counsel (2011)
This guide provides information for advocates "who are, or who may be harmed by projects sponsored by international financial institutions (such as the World Bank)..export promotion agencies (such as the U.S. Government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) or private multi-national corporations (such as Rio Tinto or Shell)." The guide lays out how communities can access various accountability mechanisms to address possible harms and helps communities define those possible harms.



Extractive Industry

Drilling Down: The Civil Society Guide to Extractive Industry Revenues and the EITI
Revenue Watch Institute (2008)
Using real-world examples and data from multiple countries this guide provides "step-by-step explanations of each phase of EITI [Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative] implementation and a comprehensive review of extractive industries accounting for civil society readers."

Legal Remedies for the Resource Curse, A Digest of Experience in Using Law to Combat Natural Resource Corruption
Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations (2006)
This report assesses the availability of legal remedies for addressing corrupt practices in the natural resource industries. Legal Remedies for the Resource Curse is a digest of practical experience in using law to combat corruption across jurisdictions.

Accountability Resources Guide
Accountability Counsel (2011)
This guide provides information for advocates "who are, or who may be harmed by projects sponsored by international financial institutions (such as the World Bank)..export promotion agencies (such as the U.S. Government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) or private multi-national corporations (such as Rio Tinto or Shell)." The guide lays out how communities can access various accountability mechanisms to address possible harms and helps communities define those possible harms.



Hydroelectric Industry

Dams, Rivers and Rights: An Action Guide for Communities Affected by Dams
International Rivers (2006)
An education tool that provides information and tools to help communities decide how to respond to a proposed dam, how to protect rights, and how to demand a voice in decisions about dams.
Available inSpanishand French

Tools for Activists
International Rivers
These tools provide "practical advice for community activists working to protect rivers and stop destructive river-engineering projects."