The following list provides an overview of the standards, policies and position papers that we use in our work.

EDFI Principles for Responsible Finance

As part of the European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI), OeEB applies the jointly adopted principles for responsible financing.

Operating Principles for Impact Management

The Operating Principles for Impact Management were launched in 2019. They represent a common market standard for impact investing and provide investors with a framework for designing and implementing their impact management systems.
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EDFI Harmonized Exclusion List

The European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) sector exclusion list defines those activities and areas that we do not finance.

Environmental and Social Standards

The protection of the environment and the social compatibility of the projects we finance are fundamental to us. In addition to local and national regulations, we apply international environmental, social and human rights standards to our projects.
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OeEB's position on tax good governance

Tax revenues are an important driver of economic development. Our position paper sets out how we assess the tax responsibility of the projects we finance and is aligned with the EDFI Principles for Responsible Tax in Developing Countries.

EDFI Statement on Climate and Energy

As part of the European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI), OeEB is committed to aligning all financing decisions with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Investments in fossil fuels shall be excluded by 2030.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct of OeKB bank group, which OeEB is part of, describes our basic values and standards for ethical business conduct.

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