IFU has prepared a list of the policies and guidelines that guide our investment process

    Since 1967, IFU has offered capital and advice for companies wishing to do business in developing countries and emerging markets. Over the years, we have gained much experience on how to operate sustainable businesses. We see this as a continuous process and aim to constantly improve our own and our partner companies’ processes, activities and output.

    Below, we have listed a number of the policies and guidelines that guide our investment process, and that are consistent with our mandate as a development finance institution.

    Responsible investment policies:

    EDFI Exclusion List
    IFU’s Tax Policy
    IFU’s Sustainability Policy
    IFU’s Anti-corruption Policy
    IFU’s Human Rights Policy
    IFU’s Gender Equality Policy
    IFU’s Grievance Mechanism
    IFU’s Corporate Governance Policy

    Guidelines for sustainable investments:

    IFU Guidelines for Environmental and Social Categorisation of Projects
    IFU Sustainability Guidelines for IFU Investments in Funds
    IFU’s Animal Welfare Policy
    IFU Guideline on International Standards for Sustainability

    International standards and guidelines:

    EDFI Shared Policies
    EDFI Harmonized List of High Risk Sectors
    IFC Performance Standards
    IFC/WB Environment, Health and Safety Guidelines
    OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
    OECD Guidelines for Financial Institutions
    UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

    IFU is a signatory to:
    UN Global Compact

    IFU is a member of:
    European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI)
    UN Global Compact Network Denmark
    Transparency International Denmark