To develop and implement an Environmental and Social Risk Management System together with our financial institution clients is one of our key services / products. Our experiences with more than 40 FI clients worldwide allow us to compare results achieved, to build upon already existing tools, checklists, ideas (no re-inventing the wheel) and to offer very competitive prices.
We can set up an Environmental and Social Risk Management System in your Financial Institution / Investment Fund with the help of the following activities:
Top management motivation
Reviewing current portfolio with regard to E&S risks
Suggesting E&S procedures / tools / policies
Integration of E&S procedures into credit procedures
Coaching of E&S officers – including field visits
Providing training on latest E&S management practices including IFC Performance Standards
Monitoring success of E&S management system based on performance indicators
Integration of corporate governance, environmental and social issues into one single management process
E-learning on Sustainable Finance
Very often we offer this product in the framework of a technical assistance project financed by a development financing institution (e.g. IFC, KfW, DEG, FMO, CDC, AFD, Proparco, OeEB).
Purpose of a technical assistance project
The purpose of a technical assistance project is to set up an Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) in order to systematically assess and manage E&S risks, including:
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