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Organization

Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB)

Type

Overall Infrastructure,Highways,Landscape,Energy,Transportation,Hydropower,Waste

Summary

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. There is an option of a full, third party verified assessment with the same criteria.

Developed By

Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB)

Institution Type

Non-profit

Used By

Project Team,Developers,Public Authorities,General Audience,Investors

Purpose

To provide an assessment of an infrastructure project against sustainability and resilience criteria covering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues. The Smart Scan has been developed based on the SuRe® Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. The tool provides a more simplified approach than a full certification under SuRe®. The SmartScan analyses all 14 sub categories of the SuRe® Standard being comprehensive, however requiring a minimal investment of time. The SmartScan offers a sound foundation for projects which are planning to get certified by the SuRe Standard.

Kind

Guidelines

Sustainability Certification

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Sustainability Criteria

Environment, Climate, Biodiversity and Ecosystems, Environmental Protection, Natural Resource,s Land Use and Landscape- Governance, Anti-Corruption and Transparency, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability and Resilience Management, Management and Oversight- Social Human Rights, Labour Rights and Working Conditions, Customer Focus and Inclusiveness Community Impacts, Socioeconomic Development, SDGs, and many other positive criteria ( SuRe® Smart Scan needs to be purchased)

Is Opensource

To assess the project with the SuRe® Smart Scan, the project owner needs to purchase the tool on GIB’s website

How Used

The project owner completes a selfassessment, based on the current project design, and a GIB s sustainability professional then assesses the results and provides feedback on the project s performance in order to explore potential improvements.

Kind of projects targeted

Overall infrastructure

final-outcome

An effective assessment of a project, shedding light upon its respective opportunities and risks. A resulting spider graph serves as informative outcome for decision-makers.

Scale analyzed

Global

Developed Country

Switzerland

Location

Basel

Applied at

Projects worldwide

Phase applied

Planning,Design,Construction,Operation,Prioritization,Procurement

Web link

http://www.gib-foundation.org/smartscan/

Other info

http://www.gib-foundation.org/content/uploads/2016/09/brochure-smartscan.pdfhttp://www.gib-foundation.org/assess-your-project/

Tool Details Description

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.

Tool details how it works

The project owner completes a self-assessment, according to the current project design. Based on the results obtained and the GIB s feedback, the project team can incorporate potential improvements resulting in better sustainability and resilient outcome.

Tool details outcome

An effective assessment of a project, shedding light upon its respective opportunities and risks.

Tool details sustainability

  • 1. Environment: Climate; Biodiversity and Ecosystems; Environmental Protection; Natural Resources; Land Use and Landscape.
  • 2. Governance: Anti-Corruption and Transparency; Stakeholder Engagement; Sustainability and Resilience Management; Management and Oversight.
  • 3. Social: Human Rights; Labour Rights and Working Conditions; Customer Focus and Inclusiveness; Community Impacts; Socioeconomic Development.

Tool details web links

http://www.gib-foundation.org/smartscan, http://www.gib-foundation.org/content/uploads/2016/09/brochure-smartscan.pdf, http://www.gib-foundation.org/assess-your-project

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When Created

Other info

SuRe® Smart Scan (self-assessment) is a set of guidelines, developed in Switzerland by a non-profit organization, the Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB), to be used on a global scale. The main purpose of using this tool is to provide an assessment of an infrastructure project against sustainability and resilience criteria covering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues. The SmartScan tool has been developed based on the SuRe® Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure (another tool from GIB). The tool provides a more simplified approach than a full certification under SuRe®. The SmartScan analyses all 14 sub categories of the SuRe® Standard being comprehensive, however requiring a minimal investment of time. The SmartScan offers a sound foundation for projects which are planning to get certified by the SuRe Standard. The project owner completes a self assessment, based on the current project design, and a GIB s sustainability professional then assesses the results and provides feedback on the project s performance in order to explore potential improvements. To assess the project with the SmartScan tool, the project owner needs to purchase the tool on GIB's website.

Tool details addl info

  • Users of the tool – Project Team, Developers, Public Authorities, Financiers, General Audience
  • Phase when the tool applies – Procurement, Prioritisation, Planning, Design, Construction, Operation
  • Geographic application – Not specified – Applies globally

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