About Us

We are a social impact management consultancy

CIG helps clients in their efforts to respect people’s rights and make a difference in their communities. We do this by matching credible expertise to the needs of each project and by working with integrity, empathy, trust, curiosity and flexibility.

Our Services

We provide research, advisory, training, and coaching services aimed at helping organisations understand the context where they operate, build respectful relationships and contribute value. We work in the extractives, energy, infrastructure, agri-food, conservation, and financial sectors.


We run training courses on topics such as social impact assessment, human rights, social investment, indigenous peoples & FPIC, and resettlement & livelihoods.

The training is delivered in a range of formats: e-learning, classroom, field trip & experiential. We partner with universities for some of our courses.

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CIG Job Opportunity

We are looking for a Social Research Consultant. Are you strong in both quant and qual methods? M&E? Corporate social performance?

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Upcoming Courses

Upcoming courses with CIG

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INGA is here

Produce your social and human rights country context reports customized to your needs, in an instant.

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Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability Summer School

We are pleased to confirm that the University of Groningen and partners will be once again be offering the training course “Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability”, to be held in person in Groningen, The Netherlands, 11-22 September 2023.

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CIG is the home of INGA, an online platform where you can download social and human rights country context reports.

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CIG is the home of SIAhub, an internet portal where the global SIA community of practice can network, access resources, share ideas and promote good practice.

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