ESPS 2 | Labor and Working Conditions
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 2 recognizes that pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental rights of workers. This course will help you value the relevance of building and maintaining constructive relationships in the workplace, as well as the importance of working under safe and healthy conditions making sure that employees are treated fairly and aiming to promote the efficiency and productivity of ongoing projects.
ESPS 3 | Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 3 outlines a project-level approach to resource management and pollution prevention and control, and avoidance and minimization of greenhouse gases emissions. With this course, you will understand the importance of improving the management of resources to ensure that all projects are environmentally friendly and guarantee the safety of workers and surrounding communities.
ESPS 4 | Community Health , Safety, and Security
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 4 recognizes that project activities, equipment, and infrastructure can increase community exposure to risks and impacts. This course was designed to help you identify, minimize and manage the risks caused by natural hazards and climate change, to safeguard the projects during executing and operation.
ESPS 6 | Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 6 recognizes that protecting and conserving biodiversity, maintaining ecosystem services, and sustainably managing living natural resources are fundamental to sustainable development. In this course, you will learn about the requirements outlined by this ESPS and learn to identify how to apply those requirements to the projects.
ESPS 7 | Indigenous Peoples
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 7 recognizes that Indigenous Peoples, as distinct social and cultural peoples, are often among the most marginalized and vulnerable segments of the population. This course will help you understand the importance of guaranteeing that all the projects financed by the IDB are executed to ensure that the rights, dignity, aspirations and culture of Indigenous Peoples are respected.
ESPS 9 | Gender Equality
Environmental and Social Performance Standard 9 recognizes that gender equality has intrinsic value. Gender equality is not only a matter of justice and human rights, but also a driver of sustainable development. Additionally, this ESPS recognizes, regardless of cultural or ethnic context, the right to equality among genders as established in applicable international agreements.