Social impacts


  • Social Responsibility policy

    CSR is not just a matter for enterprises and calls into question not only the environmental and social impacts of decisions, but also all the impacts that an organization has on society in all its diversity
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  • Refurbishment of Phnom Penh Central Market

    The project also has indirect impacts in terms of tourist visits. Social impacts: the project improves living conditions for all users (traders and customers) by enhancing the technical functionalities of markets and by the special attention given to the poorest traders. The economic impacts mentioned above generally also contribute to social development
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  • Sustainable development in operations

    The aim of the Group' s Environmental and Social (E&S) risk management approach is to (i) assess the risks and environmental and social impacts of each project submitted to the decision making bodies, (ii) propose appropriate measures to limit exposure to these risks, or to offset their impacts, (iii) monitor the implementation of these measures during the implementation phase for the operation, (iv) manage unforeseen events and (v) improve the quality of projects and the environmental and social performance of counterparts
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  • AFD and Green Climate Fund

    As an accredited implementing entity of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), AFD is committed to publishing the environmental and social impact assessment studies of the projects submitted to the GCF for cofinancing. Last update in August 2016
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    This pumping race brings about major adverse economic, environmental and social impacts. However, economic analysis and evidence- based knowledge teach us that it is possible to overcome this tragedy of the commons
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  • Financing the construction of small and medium-sized hydropower plants in Brazil

    Brazil's energy strategy is based on renewable energies and the development of small hydropower systems, which have a lower environmental and social impact than major dams... Developing small hydropower systems with a low environmental and social impact. The government strongly supports the development of small hydropower systems, which have a lower environmental and social impact than major dams
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  • Colombian Government's Integrated Water Resources Management Policy

    Social impacts: they are based on reducing water-related conflicts between communities, institutions and, in some cases, stakeholders from productive sectors, which can sometimes lead to armed conflict. Moreover, poor communities are often those who suffer the most from the lack of available water and from floods
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  • Strengthening Colombia's clean and renewable energy potential (EPM)

    Strengthening Colombia's clean and renewable energy potential (EPM. Colombia's electricity sector is characterized by. A positive environmental balance thanks to the predominant share of hydro power .. The rest of the electricity is produced from fossil resources, mainly extracted locally
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  • Press Releases

    This program will have economic impacts, social impacts (better access to jobs and facilities for social categories entirely dependent on public transport) and environmental impacts (reduction of air pollution, greenhouse gas emission reduction estimated at 32 000 tons of CO2 every year). tags
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  • €70m in funding to the Republic of Kenya (Board of Directors meeting of 26/05/2011)

    With a total cost of USD165m, these programs are tackling the country' s major challenges on a large scale and will have unprecedented economic and social impacts
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