Inter-American Development Bank

This report highlights the Inter-American Development Bank’s sustainability performance in 2015, both in achieving institutional sustainability investment targets and safeguard performance targets, as well as through a series of stories about the projects it is undertaking in its member countries. Examples of the Bank’s work include a well-planned road infrastructure project in the Bahamas that also helped reduce vulnerability of low-lying areas to flooding, a biodiversity monitoring and adaptive management program for a park near two geothermal projects in Costa Rica, and the advances being made by the Panama Canal to implement a series of water-saving basins. The Report is accompanied by an interactive timeline that looks back over a decade of achievements of the Bank in building a series of sustainability programs, and a suite of robust safeguard policies, as well as innovative projects and initiatives.