Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS) (ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE HYDROPOWER - Virtual Webinar Series)

Date : 09-Feb--2021

Venue: Virtual

Over the past few decades, the field of environmental and social performance has gone through a transition from an audit-focused approach to a more consultancy-based model. IFC PS1 applies to all projects that have environmental and social risks and impacts. An effective environmental and social management systems (ESMS) helps companies, clients, and organizations to integrate plans and standards into their core operations—so they can anticipate environmental and social risks posed by their business activities, an in-depth process of risks and impacts assessment to avoid, minimize, and compensate for such impacts as necessary.

This Webinar is a ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE HYDROPOWER - Virtual Webinar Series and for more details, please see the Flyer.

About the Series

This webinar series aims to bring together different stakeholders to discuss key environmental and social issues associated with hydropower development in Pakistan. Topics were identified through a training needs assessment with participation by government agencies and private sector. These webinars build on and expand previously held in-person trainings and workshops organized under the Hydropower Developers' Working Group of Pakistan.