Guyana—Centre for Local Business Development

Client: Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd

Duration: 2017-2020

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Country: Guyana

Solutions: Sustainable Business

The Sustainable Business Group (SBG) designed a Centre for Local Business Development in Guyana to provide business training, mentorship, embedded technical advisors, industry information, and analysis to help link local suppliers with oil and gas supply chain opportunities. The Centre conducts market analysis and gap studies of local suppliers to design upgrading plans to meet international standards.

Additionally, the Centre offers advisory services and training on business process management, the oil and gas industry, safety, health and the environment, and international standards. The Centre links with local training institutes to provide information on labor requirements, supply chain standards and certifications needed to train up local staff to participate in the new oil and gas industry.



Ghana—Western Region Coastal Foundation (WRCF)

The Western Region Coastal Foundation promotes inclusive economic growth for communities affected by Ghana’s burgeoning oil and gas industry by helping to build up local supply chains, in addition to providing a multi-stakeholder dialogue platform for government agencies, oil companies, and coastal communities to better share challenges and solutions.

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