Environmental and Social Performance Standards
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Improving the Environmental and Social Sustainability of IDB Operations

Thank you for interest in the Guidelines for the new Environmental and Social Policy Framework (ESPF). Below you will find the Guidelines in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese; along with a summary of the comments received during the 30-day virtual comments period that took place between June and July of 2021. 

Guidelines for the Environmental and Social Policy Framework (ESPF)

You can download the guidelines for the Environmental and Social Performance Standards in your preferred language by clicking the links below:

English

Consolidated Guidelines in English | Environmental and Social Performance Standards (ESPS)

 

INDIVIDUAL GUIDELINES

Standard 1: Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks Impacts.

Standard 2: Labor and Working Conditions.

Standard 3: Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention.

Standard 4: Community Health, Safety, and Security.

Standard 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement.

Standard 6: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources. 

Standard 7: Indigenous Peoples.

Standard 8: Cultural Heritage.

Standard 9: Gender Equality.

Standard 10: Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure.

Spanish

Consolidated Guidelines in Spanish | Environmental and Social Performance Standards (ESPS)

 

INDIVIDUAL GUIDELINES

Standard 1: Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks Impacts.

Standard 2: Labor and Working Conditions.

Standard 3: Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention.

Standard 4: Community Health, Safety, and Security.

Standard 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement.

Standard 6: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources. 

Standard 7: Indigenous Peoples.

Standard 8: Cultural Heritage.

Standard 9: Gender Equality.

Standard 10: Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure.

French

Consolidated Guidelines in French | Environmental and Social Performance Standards (ESPS)

 

INDIVIDUAL GUIDELINES

Standard 1: Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks Impacts.

Standard 2: Labor and Working Conditions.

Standard 3: Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention.

Standard 4: Community Health, Safety, and Security.

Standard 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement.

Standard 6: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources. 

Standard 7: Indigenous Peoples.

Standard 8: Cultural Heritage.

Standard 9: Gender Equality.

Standard 10: Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure.

Portuguese

Consolidated Guidelines in Portuguese | Environmental and Social Performance Standards (ESPS)

 

INDIVIDUAL GUIDELINES

Standard 1: Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks Impacts.

Standard 2: Labor and Working Conditions.

Standard 3: Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention.

Standard 4: Community Health, Safety, and Security.

Standard 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement.

Standard 6: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources. 

Standard 7: Indigenous Peoples.

Standard 8: Cultural Heritage.

Standard 9: Gender Equality.

Standard 10: Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure.

Response Matrix - 30-day virtual comments period.

Click here to download the matrix. 

 

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