Environmental and Social Policy (E&S)
In addition to development impacts, FinDev Canada aims to fully understand the human rights and environmental, social and governance (E&S) risks presented by the businesses it supports. FinDev Canada’s E&S Assessment Policy outlines the approach taken to mitigate negative human rights and environmental and social risks and potentially improve these conditions in those businesses. The final policy is now available below:
FinDev Canada's E&S Policy is being implemented over time, including the development of companion guidance and procedures, as well as staff training. We expect to complete this work and have fully implemented the policy by early 2021. We will provide regular updates on our progress in our annual reports and on this page.
Code of Conduct
FinDev Canada is committed to the highest standards of ethical business conduct and to carrying out its mandate in a socially responsible manner consistent with its corporate values. It is DFI Canada’s policy that each of its directors and employees conduct FinDev Canada’s business and manage the relationship with DFI Canada's customers, shareholder and other stakeholders, with honesty, integrity, fairness and transparency that will withstand the highest degree of public scrutiny, weighing responsibilities to all stakeholders
More information about FinDev Canada's procurement policy and supplier complaint procedures here.
Expression of Principles Regarding Taxes and Uses of Offshore Financial Centres
This Expression of Principles states FinDev Canada’s position on questions of taxation arising in its business activities for the benefit of stakeholders, partners and clients alike.