Towards understanding benefit sharing between extractive industries and indigenous/local communities in the arctic

Maria S. Tysiachniouk*, Andrey N. Petrov, Violetta Gassiy

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The aim of this Special Issue is to provide a comprehensive view of the benefit sharing and compensation mechanisms for the Indigenous Peoples and local communities in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions due to industrial resource extraction. The papers cover the following topics: (1) Benefit-sharing frameworks in the Arctic. (2) Corporate social responsibility standards and benefit sharing by extractive industries in the Arctic. (3) Benefit sharing and international and national legislation. (4) The practice of implementing legislation to support Indigenous and local interests. (5) The methodologies for assessing compensation to Indigenous communities from extractive industries.

Original languageEnglish
Article number48
JournalResources
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2020

Keywords

  • Arctic
  • Benefit sharing
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Equity
  • Extractive industries
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Natural resources
  • Oil companies
  • Oil rent
  • Social license to operate
  • Sustainability

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