IIF’s eight S&E Principles consist of integrated S&E aspects to help our clients in identifying potential risks and impacts relating to S&E risks so that each infrastructure projects can benefit from international best practice of S&E management and sustainability.
IIF’s S&E Division stands ready to assist all project borrowers to provide risk assessment and to develop tailor-made solutions in order to enhance project’s quality and mitigate S&E risks accordingly.
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8 IIF’s S&E Principles
Social and Environmental Assessment and Management System
Social and Environmental Assessment and Management System:
- S&E Assessment;
- Management Program;
- Organizational Capacity and Competency;
- Emergency Preparedness and Response;
- Stakeholder Engagement and Grievance Redress Mechanism;
- Monitoring and Review; and
Labor and Working Conditions
Labor and Working Conditions:
- To promote fair treatment, non-discrimination, and equal opportunity of workers;
- To establish, maintain, and improve the worker-management relationship;
- To promote compliance with national employment and labor laws;
- To protect workers, including vulnerable categories of workers such as children, migrant workers, workers engaged by third parties, and workers in the client’s supply chain;
- To promote safe and healthy working conditions, and the health of the workers.
- To avoid the use of forced labor.
Pollution Prevention and Abatement and Climate Change
Pollution Prevention, Abatement & Climate Change:
- To avoid or minimize adverse impacts on human health and the environmental pollution from project activities;
- To promote sustainable use of resources, including energy and water;
- To reduce project-related GHG emissions.
Community Health, Safety and Security
Community Health, Safety and Security:
- To avoid and minimize adverse impacts on the health and safety of the Project Affected People (PAP) during the project life from both routine and non-routine circumstances;
- To ensure that the safeguarding of personnel and property is carried out in accordance with relevant human rights principles and in a manner that avoids or minimizes risks to the PAP.
Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement
Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement:
- To avoid, and when avoidance is not possible, minimize displacement by exploring alternative project designs;
- To avoid forced eviction;
- To anticipate and avoid, or where avoidance is not possible, minimize adverse social and economic impacts from land acquisition or restrictions on land use by (i) providing compensation for loss of assets at replacement cost, and (ii) ensuring that resettlement activities are implemented with appropriate disclosure of information, consultation, and the informed participation of those affected;
- To improve, or restore, the livelihoods and standards of living of displaced persons;
- To improve living conditions among physically displaced persons through the provision of adequate housing with security of tenure at resettlement sites.
Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resource Management
Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resources Management:
- To protect and conserve biodiversity;
- To maintain the benefits from ecosystem services;
- To promote the sustainable management of living natural resources through the adoption of practices that integrate conservation needs and development priorities
Indigenous Peoples (IP)
Indigenous People (IP):
- To ensure that the development process fosters full respect for the human rights, dignity, aspirations, culture, and natural resource-based livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples;
- To anticipate and avoid adverse impacts of projects on Indigenous Peoples, or when avoidance is not possible, to minimize and/or compensate for such impacts;
- To promote sustainable development benefits and opportunities for Indigenous Peoples in a culturally appropriate manner;
- To establish and maintain an ongoing relationship based on informed consultation and participation with the Indigenous Peoples affected by a project throughout the project’s life-cycle;
- To ensure the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of the PAP of Indigenous Peoples when the circumstances described in this Performance Standard are present;
- To respect and preserve the culture, knowledge, and practices of Indigenous Peoples.
Cultural Property and Heritage
Cultural Property and Heritage:
- To protect cultural heritage from the adverse impacts of project activities and support its preservation;
- To promote the equitable sharing of benefits from the use of cultural heritage.
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