Technical Revision of the World Bank Group Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines
The EHS Guidelines are technical reference documents with general and industry-specific examples of Good International Industry Practice (GIIP). They contain the performance levels and measures that are normally acceptable to the World Bank Group, and that are generally considered to be achievable in new facilities at reasonable costs by existing technology. They are used by the World Bank, IFC and MIGA.
For each phase of updating the guidelines, the following revision process is envisioned:
As shown above, the WBG is soliciting your feedback through two 30-day public consultations for each of the EHS Guidelines being revised.
First consultation: a 30-calendar day electronic comment period to gather comments from stakeholders on the 2007 version EHS Guidelines ("listening consultation").
Second consultation: a 30-calendar day electronic comment period to gather comments from stakeholders on the draft revised guidelines.
Note: Please click on the date shown in the Second Consultation column to view the draft revised guideline, summary of comments received during the first consultation and the 2007 version of the guideline.