Join us

Sign up to join a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

By submitting above you agree to the Oxfam America privacy policy.

Thank you for joining!

Want us to keep you updated by text message? Provide us with your mobile phone number.

By submitting above you agree to the Oxfam America privacy policy.

Welcome to our community!

We’ll provide you with information and tools you need to take on the injustice of poverty.

Close

Review of IFC Performance Standards and Sustainability Policy

Recommendations from Oxfam International

As the International Finance Corporation (IFC) reviews its 2006 Performance Standards and Sustainability Policy, Oxfam International recommends a particular focus on improvements in the areas of 1) community engagement and “broad community support”, 2) transparency, 3) project definition and categorization, 4) demonstrating project-level development impacts, 5) application of the Performance Standards to financial intermediaries and 6) human rights.  These recommendations are a result of Oxfam International and local partner engagement with IFC-financed oil, gas, mining, dams, hydro-power, and other large-scale projects over the past decade. 

Publication date

Publication type

Research

Share this publication:

Oxfam.org Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+