The Guidelines are voluntary in nature, and do not replace the need for binding laws and regulations, which when effectively implemented constitute the best guarantee to achieve social, economic and environmental benefits from investment. Each guideline has two parts, the first setting out the overarching principles, and the second containing measures that AMS can take to achieve those principles.

2. Economic development

3. Women &
young people

4. Tenure

5. Natural


6. Technology

7. Climate


8. Rule of law & governance

9. Impact assessment
& accountability 

10. Regional approaches

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