Environmental and social assessments are critical components of the risk management framework that enables multi-lateral financial institutions (MFIs), international financial institutions (IFIs), and export credit agencies (ECAs) to finance developments across the globe. Join members of IEMA’s new Global Environmental and Social Assessment (GESA) group to explore the challenges and opportunities facing both lenders and practitioners. The event is geared around engagement, with dedicated two panel discussions and opportunities for networking taking centre stage


Lender Perspective of ESIA Challenges

UKEF (UK Export Finance) - M Griffin, GIB (Green Investment Bank)- H Morgan and EBRD (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development)- R Adamczyk

Practitioner Perspectives on Specific ESIA Topic Challenges

Exploring Future Challenges to Effective International Project Environmental and Social Assessment- Programme

Health- B Cave( Ben Cave Associates)-

Resettlement- H Mills Mott MacDonald) and Rachelle Marburg (EBRD)

Effective Follow-up and Monitoring- A Billington (ERM)

Biodiversity in Context of PR6- N Barker (WSP)

Global Environmental and Social Assessment Group (GESA)

Launch, D Cousins (EBRD)