World Bank: Environmental and social framework 2018

The World Bank Environmental and Social Framework sets out the World Bank’s commitment to sustainable development, through a Bank Policy and a set of Environmental and Social Standards that are designed to support Borrowers’ projects, with the aim of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

This Framework comprises:

· A Vision for Sustainable Development, which sets out the Bank’s aspirations regarding environmental and social sustainability;

· The World Bank Environmental and Social Policy for Investment Project Financing, which sets out the mandatory requirements that apply to the Bank; and

· The Environmental and Social Standards, together with their Annexes, which set out the mandatory requirements that apply to the Borrower and projects .

Reference: link