Sectors of Focus

  • Financial Services
  • Financial Services: Microfinance


  • Environment

Operational Impact

  • Environmental Policies & Performance

Environmental Policies for Financial Services Clients (PD7932)

Indicates whether the organization implements environmental policies associated with the organization's financing practices.
Reporting format
Metric type
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Environmental Policies for Financial Services Clients (PD7932). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote details on the types of policies implemented. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Examples of environmental policies, to footnote, include: raising clients'/enterprises' awareness about environmental impact, training/educating clients/enterprises regarding environmental improvements, including specific clauses in the loan contract to mitigate social and environmental risks, identifying enterprises with environmental risk, linking lend lines to alternative energies, and linking lend lines to other environment-friendly products.