E&S Policy

Environmental & Social Policy Statement

IDFC’s Environment & Social Policy was developed to address environmental and social issues from credit and reputation risk perspective. The Environment and Social Policy at IDFC applies to all transactions - potential and portfolio - that meet the defined threshold and where the end use of our funds is known.

Environmental & Social Policy

IDFC shall continually endeavour to ensure and enhance effective environmental management and social development practices in all its activities, products and services with a special focus on the following:

  • Ensure its lending is made to environmentally sustainable, socially acceptable and economically viable projects;
  • Ensure environmental and social safeguards as defined by the applicable Indian legislation and The Equator Principles are complied by all transactions;
  • Ensure project environmental and social risks are properly addressed throughout the investment tenure;
  • Integrate environmental risk into its internal risk management analysis
  • Influence interested parties to carry out environmentally and socially responsible businesses and contribute to overall goal of sustainable development;
  • Ensure transparency in IDFC’s Environmental Management Systems & Procedures activities.