Foundations

Foundations

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We conceived, structured, established and ran a multimillion dollar organization to deliver socio economic initiatives in West Africa. Its innovative operating philosophy allowed the identification of high quality investment opportunities. With a lean structure, its emphasis was on project sustainability and sharing responsibilities with partners and beneficiaries. Widely-acknowledged track record of delivering impact.

Social performance

Social performance

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Building on our extensive on-the-ground expertise in socioeconomic assessment, local business development, livelihood restoration and community programs, Ergo was commissioned by a top-tier mining house to develop strategy, guidance and toolkits to help their practitioners worldwide to structure social investment agreements and attract potential impact investors and partners

Local content

Local content

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Working with a leading multilateral organization, we set up and ran an ambitious 5-year supply development program for the extractives sector. Following a detailed diagnostic, we structured the program alongside three components: a business accelerator, training facilities and a micro-finance facility. Clear and comprehensive indicators have allowed thorough impact monitoring and evaluation.

Risk management

Risk management

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All investments in challenging operating environments are conditioned by their political risk profile. Large nation-changing projects, however, have considerable influence over their political risk profile – for good and bad. Working for a major mining corporation, we have devised a prize-winning approach to evaluating and mitigating social license risk in such circumstances.

Impact assessment

Impact assessment

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We have carried out numerous socioeconomic analyses throughout the world. We assess direct effects during construction and operations, but also apply econometric tools to calculate interactions with the economy at large. Ergo was recently commissioned to analyse the economic effects of a large chemical plant in Eastern Europe, alongside their operating costs and risk implications.