Normes environnementales et sociales

Environmental and Social Safeguard (ESS2) Biodiversity, ecosystems and natural habitats

ESS 2 recognizes that agriculture production systems impact on biodiversity and the ecosystem services they provide and that maintaining these are fundamental to sustainable development.


  • Sustainably manage ecosystems in order to maintain the services and benefits they provide by avoiding practices that could have adverse impacts.
  • Ensure that exchange of genetic resources conforms to access and benefit sharing measures in force in the country(ies) involved. 

Read the full ESS 2 here.