The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) recognizes environmental protection as one of our guiding principles and a key component of sound business practices. JSIF commits to exercising sound
management of the environmental impacts of its projects, and will ensure compliance with applicable
Jamaican law and regulations
Advance environmental stewardship by contributing to environmental protection, pollution prevention, and efficient use of resources.
Comply with all applicable laws and honour all commitments;
where consistent with our business objectives/procedures we will exceed these thresholds.
Continually improve our processes such that our
environmental performance and that of our contractors and community partners
Strive to make environmental considerations
and stakeholders concerns an
integral part of decision making.
Enhance the environmental wellbeing of communities in which we operate (either by the nature of the project or the means by which the project is completed).
Take all reasonable care to ensure that the disruption of the environment resulting from our projects
Promote environmental awareness among our employees, suppliers and stakeholders, through communication.
Specify project specific mitigation measures and corresponding
monitoring requirements for
Partner with communities and agencies to ensure the
integrity of our environmental practices is
Engage employees thereby tapping into a larger pool of human knowledge, energy and creativity.
Maintain an awareness of emerging technologies that may lead to improved environmental performance and implement those that are economically feasible.
Where practicable, contractually bind contractors to JSIF environmental standards.