DFC Implements New Environmental and Social Considerations for Loan Applications

DFC Implements New Environmental and Social Considerations for Loan Applications

The Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is taking making environmental and social considerations when screening loan applications. The DC announced this week that members of its northern branch have been trained in the implementation of its new Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS).  The training was comprised of theory and practical sessions for staff members which included exposure to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations. The DFC says this is the second in a series of training for Staff from the Credit, IT, and Legal Department. Presenters included personnel from the Department of the Environment and DFC’s Environmental and Social Safeguard (ESS) Specialist.

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