Find out how and to whom you can express your concerns about potential environmental or social impacts of an IDB Group-financed project. *Emilia, a representative of a community in El Salvador, was concerned about the potential impacts of an IDB-financed road construction project that required her and others in her community to be resettled. There was a lot of uncertainty … [Read more...] about Are you concerned about the environmental or social impacts of a project financed by the IDB Group?
Eva Heiss is a lead environmental and social risk specialist at IDB Invest, which finances private sector projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. In her role she is dedicated, among others, to managing environmental, social and governance grievances and risk analysis at the portfolio level. Prior to joining IDB Invest, she worked at MICI, the IDB Group's accountability office, where she worked on strategic outreach, conflict analysis and the generation of lessons learned. She has experience in multi-sectoral sustainable development initiatives, both in the non-governmental, multilateral and private sector. Eva has a Master's degree in Climate Change and Development from the University of Sussex in England and a Diploma in Management and International Trade from the University of Applied Sciences in Germany, in addition to training in environmental and social conflict mediation.