The Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) enables the World Bank and Borrowers to manage environmental and social risks of projects better and improve developmental outcomes. The ESF makes important advances in areas such as transparency, non-discrimination, public participation accountability as well as biodiversit (...)

Developed by: World Bank

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: USA
Envision is a rating system that provides guidance on planning, designing, and delivery of sustainable and resilient infrastructure. The manual includes objectives and performance indicators to guide the user through a project assessment, and potentially a sustainability award. The tool is a sustainability decision-mak (...)

Developed by: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) - Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure (ZP)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
The EO100 Standard for Responsible Energy is a set of rigorous performance standards for energy development projects. It establishes metrics and performance targets that address the social and environmental impacts of energy development. The tool provides standards that can be used for investment and supply-chain due d (...)

Developed by: Equitable Origin

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Type of tool: Principles
Country: USA
The Equator Principles is a risk management framework adopted by financial institutions for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects. It is primarily intended to provide a minimum standard for due diligence to support responsible risk decision-making. (...)

Developed by: Equator Principles Association

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Type of tool: Principles
Country: USA