Environmental and Social Information Disclosure

BSTDB discloses to the general and/or interested public relevant environmental and social information of its Category A operations. Such information may represent the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) reports prepared by or on behalf of the Client or the Bank, Non-technical Summaries (NTS) of ESIA, Environmental and Social Action Plans (ESAP), Stakeholder Engagement Plans (SEP), and any other relevant studies, reports and plans. For private sector operations this information is disclosed not later than thirty (30) calendar days before the Board of Directors approval, and sixty (60) calendar days for public sector operations. This information is disclosed on the Bank’s website and is open for public comments. However this does not substitute for the Client’s obligation to identify stakeholders affected by or interested in the operation and to communicate with them in a meaningful way.