Sustainability Report 2013

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We change lives

The EBRD is investing in changing people’s lives from central Europe to Central Asia, and from the Western Balkans to the southern and eastern Mediterranean. Down
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Introduction

Sustainability underlies all our activities. We promote environmental and social sustainability through investments in projects, financial intermediaries, and technical cooperation programmes.

Impact

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From improving energy efficiency to empowering women in the workplace, we help clients achieve positive environmental and social outcomes.

Assurance

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We deliver a high standard of assurance through robust due diligence and effective monitoring of projects.

Engagement

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Open and transparent engagement with civil society, local communities and other key stakeholders underpins sustainable development.

Case Studies

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Read 32 stories about how we make an impact across sectors and time zones, from modernising public transport, to improving water services, promoting energy efficiency and ensuring nuclear safety.

Where we invest

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We invest in more than 30 countries in a region that stretches from central and eastern Europe to Central Asia, and from the Western Balkans to the southern and eastern Mediterranean.

Our awards

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EBRD’s annual Sustainability Awards recognise the efforts of selected Bank clients for excellence in Environmental and Social Performance and Sustainable Energy and Climate Change. Judging is undertaken by a panel of independent judges, including experts in the sustainability field.

Energy strategy

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Our new Energy Sector Strategy sets out a commitment to help countries move towards an energy future that is sustainable, secure and affordable.