Company name

Plastech Solutions S.A. and Les Enterprises Haiti Solutions S.A.

Project number

12397-01

Category B projects have potential environmental and/or social impacts and risks that are less adverse than those of a Category A and which are generally limited to the project site, largely reversible and can be mitigated via measures that are readily available and feasible to implement in the context of the operation.

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B

Country

Haiti

Sector

Manufacturing

Status

In implementation

Disclosed date

10/08/2018

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

Projected board date
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11/13/2018

Approval date

11/16/2018

Signed date

12/13/2018

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Team leader

Alvarado Blando, Gloriana

Investment type

Syndicated amount

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Financing amount

USD $ 10,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

The financing seeks to support the growth and competitiveness of Les Entreprises Plastech Haiti S.A. and Plastech Solutions S.A. (the “Companies”, “Plastech” or the “Borrowers”), a leading company in the plastic industry in Haiti. Plastech has embarked on a US$10 million multi-year investment plan (2018-2020) that includes: i) a recycling project to use recycled material to produce different products (e.g. PET from used bottles; ii) solar power generator and distribution equipment including an LNG component to reduce the company’s carbon print and energy costs, one of the main hurdles to Plastech’s growth; iii) industrial machinery and equipment with more efficient technology; iv) purchase of equipment for excess heat recovery system; and v) debt refinancing. IDB Invest financing will have a 10-year tenor including 12 months of grace period.  Please see amendment.



AMENDMENT:  November 6, 2018



The financing seeks to support the growth and competitiveness of Les Entreprises Plastech Haiti S.A. and Plastech Solutions S.A. (the “Companies”, “Plastech” or the “Borrowers”), a leading company in the plastic industry in Haiti. Plastech has embarked on a US$14 million multi-year investment plan (2018-2021) that includes: i) a recycling project to use recycled material to produce different products (e.g. PET from used bottles; ii) solar power generator and distribution equipment including an LNG component to reduce the company’s carbon print and energy costs, one of the main hurdles to Plastech’s growth; iii) industrial machinery and equipment with more efficient technology; iv) purchase of equipment for excess heat recovery system and additional working capital; and v) debt refinancing. IDB Invest financing will have a 10-year tenor including 12 months of grace period.



 


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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. For projects approved as of 2016, any gaps with respect to IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) presented below, to comply with the date mentioned above.

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PHONE

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ADDRESS

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