E&S Policy

We firmly believe that incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across our business operations and investment activities creates sustainable value for all our stakeholders – from clients and their beneficiaries to development partners and the communities in which we operate. Sustainable Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd. is committed to working with our portfolio companies and projects to enhance E&S performance consistent with our Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS). All our engagements are required to comply with the following Applicable Requirements:

  • Applicable local, national and international environmental and social legislation
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards (2012 version)
  • AIIB Environmental and Social Policy (2016, amended 2021) (for all investments) and Environmental and Social Standards (for all Category A and Category B+ investments)
  • UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
  • ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
  • ILO Basic Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • EDFI Principles for Responsible Financing
  • World Bank Group (WBG) General Environmental, Health and Safety (“EHS”) Guidelines
  • All applicable WBG sector specific EHS Guidelines including for Wind Power and Electric Power Transmission and Distributio.

Each portfolio company’s performance against the Applicable Requirements are reported back to us on a periodic basis.