IFC Performance Standard 1 - Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks and Impacts

Performance Standard 1 establishes the importance of 

  1. Integrated assessment to identify the environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities of projects; 
  2. Effective community engagement through disclosure of project-related information and consultation with local communities on matters that directly affect them; and 
  3. The client’s management of environmental and social performance throughout the life of the project

Read the Standard here. 

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