CABEI sees sustainability as a cross-cutting axis of its actions and an indispensable tool for the measurement and evaluation of impact and performance in order to fulfill its ultimate goal of being a strategic ally in the economic, environmental and social development of the region.
The Bank has a sustainable commitment to reduce carbon emissions and promote resilience to climate change in its member countries through efforts in the promotion of social development and competitiveness in order to achieve medium and long term environmental viability.
CABEI is governed by its Environmental and Social Policy which is executed by means of its:
- Environmental and Social Strategy.
- CABEI Management System for Environmental and Social Risks, which is composed:
a) System for Identification, Evaluation and Mitigation of Environmental and Social Risks (SIEMAS).
b) Environmental and Social Corporate Responsibility System (SASC)
In addition, CABEI has a Development Impact Evaluation System that allows identifying the expected effects/impacts on the development of the financed operations.
Through its Environmental and Social Policy, CABEI is committed to adopting guidelines that guarantee the adequate environmental and social management of its operations. In addition, the Bank seeks to strengthen its commitment and that of its collaborators with the environment and the community through the Environmental and Social Corporate Responsibility System (SASC), which is led by an internal multidisciplinary committee of the institution.
SASC facilitates the incorporation of international criteria that seeks to strategically address the environmental and social challenges and opportunities of the Central American region.