List of abbreviations

General abbreviations:

ALCO: Asset and Liability Management Committee

AUD: Australian dollar

Basel II: Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

CAD: Canadian dollar

DFI: Development Finance Institution

EDIS: Economic Development Impact Score

E&S: Environmental and Social

ESG: Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

FTE: Full-Time Equivalent

MW: Megawatt

NGOs: non-governmental organizations

REDD: Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation of forests scheme

SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound;

SME: small and medium-sized enterprises

Wft: Wet op het financieel toezicht (Dutch Act on Financial Supervision)



BIS: Bank for International Settlements

DEG: Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH  (German Investment Corporation)

EDFI: European Development Finance Institutions

EIB: European Investment Bank

IFC: International Finance Corporation

IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standard(s)

IDH: Initiatief Duurzame Handel (Sustainable trade initiative)

FMO: Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (Netherlands Development Finance Company)

GRI: Global Reporting Initiative


OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

WWF: World Wildlife Fund

UNEP-FI: United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative