Quick guides to EIB’s standards
Leaflet | 16 November 2022
These factsheets present the major requirements that the EIB’s standards have for project promoters (the EIB’s counterpart in an operation/project). These guides also include the documents which the promoter needs to prepare and disclose before the EIB finances the project.
A quick guide to the EIB’s Standard 1 – Environmental and Social Impacts and Risks – This factsheet presents the major requirements that the EIB’s Standard 1 has for project promoters in developing and implementing projects likely to have significant environmental, climate or social impacts and risks.
A quick guide to the EIB’s Standard 2 – Stakeholder Engagement – This factsheet presents the responsibilities that project promoters have for transparent and continuous engagement with project stakeholders (persons and communities affected by the project or those who may have an interest in or the ability to influence its outcome).
A quick guide to the EIB’s Standard 4 – Biodiversity and Ecosystems – This factsheet presents the major requirements of the EIB’s Standard 4 for project promoters regarding the identification, assessment, management and monitoring of the impacts and risks of projects affecting biodiversity and ecosystems in order to ensure consistency with the EU’s ‘do no significant harm’ principle.
A quick guide to EIB’s Standard 6 – Involuntary Resettlement – This factsheet presents the major requirements for project promoters in managing involuntary resettlement risks and impacts for projects financed by the EIB.
A quick guide to the EIB’s Standard 7 – Vulnerable Groups, Indigenous Peoples and Gender – This factsheet presents the major requirements for project promoters in assessing, managing and monitoring project impacts, risks, and opportunities related to Indigenous Peoples and persons or groups that are vulnerable, marginalised, excluded or discriminated against on the basis of their socioeconomic characteristics.
Documents which should be disclosed to the public by the promoters of the EIB’s projects – This factsheet presents the indicative list of documents which may be required by the EIB for the projects it finances, depending on the project type and the nature and scale of the impacts, and which should be disclosed by the project promoters.