The Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit (ESG) of the IDB identifies and manages environmental and social impacts and risks in Bank operations in order to achieve long-term environmental and social viability and foster sustainable development in the region. Safeguard policies improve lives by increasing the sustainability of projects and reducing negative impacts to people and the natural resources they depend on. The ESG training program has the objective of improving capacity on local counterparts to guarantee optimal management of the environmental and social risk on IADB financed projects.

The courses under this program are On-line Courses with a Tutor: courses for a maximum of 30 participants in each section. The courses include videos and readings, interactin with the tutor, as well as weekly evaluations and fora.



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