SITES is a sustainability-focused framework designed to protect ecosystems and enhance the mosaic of benefits that landscape provides such as climate regulation, carbon storage, and flood mitigation. SITES is intended to distinguish sustainable landscapes, measure their performance and elevate their value. (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
The SuRe® Smart Scan is an infrastructure self-assessment tool that provides a rapid assessment of an infrastructure project against sustainability and resilience criteria covering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. (...)

Developed by: Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB)

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: Switzerland
The Social Bonds Principles (SBP) provide issuers with guidance on the key components involved in launching Social Bonds; they aid investors by promoting the availability of information necessary to evaluate the positive impact of their Social Bond investments, and they assist underwriters by moving the market towards (...)

Developed by: Climate Bonds initiative, International Capital Market Association (ACMA)

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Type of tool: Principles
Country: UK
SOURCE offers governments a global, reliable, secure, and user-friendly project preparation software to maximize public sector user’s financing options, including PPPs, by providing well-prepared projects in a consistent and transparent way to the international community of contractors, investors, and lenders. (...)

Developed by: Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation (SIF)

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Type of tool: Project Preparation Software
Country: Switzerland
SPRIng ETLCA (Energy Technologies Life Cycle Assessment) is a Excel worksheet developed to allow quick and easy estimation of the life cycle environmental impacts of potential future electricity mixes for the UK. (...)

Developed by: University of Manchester, City and Southampton Universities

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: UK
The SuRe® Standard is a rating system that promotes sustainable and resilient infrastructure through to the guidance on how to manage those aspects from both risk management and a benefit creation perspective, and starting from as early as possible in the project s life cycle. As such, the SuRe® Standard can also b (...)

Developed by: Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: Switzerland
TREDIS is a transportation economics suite that helps transportation planners, and decision-makers develop economic impact, cost-benefit, and financial, as well as freight and trade impact analyses. This software applies to passenger and freight transport via aviation, marine and rail modes, also including truck, car, (...)

Developed by: TREDIS Software Group

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Type of tool: Financial Tool
Country: USA
FCC Construcción has developed SAMCEW (Sustainability Assessment Method for Civil Engineering Works) as an internal method to assess the sustainability of their civil engineering works and areas of impact. The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the (...)

Developed by: FCC Construcción

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: Spain
Applied to finance or re-finance a combination of both Green and Social Projects. The Sustainability Bond Principles are intended for broad use by the market and they do the following − provide issuers with guidance on the key components involved in launching a Sustainability Bond,  aid investors by promoting availa (...)

Developed by: Climate Bonds initiative, International Capital Market Association (ACMA)

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: UK
SAVi is a financial tool designed to demonstrate how sustainable infrastructure delivers better value-for-money for governments and taxpayers and offers better financial returns for investors. It is primarily intended to assess the impacts of improved sustainability performance on cash flows and financial returns in in (...)

Developed by: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

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Type of tool: Financial Tool
Country: Canada
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