OPIC’s Mission Statement
OPIC’s mission is to mobilize and facilitate the participation of United States privatecapital and skills in the economic and social development of less developed countries andareas, and countries in transition from nonmarket to market economies. In accomplishingits mission, OPIC will promote positive U.S. effects and host country developmenteffects. OPIC will assure that the projects it supports are consistent with soundenvironmental and worker rights standards. In conducting its programs, OPIC will alsotake into account guidance from the Administration and Congress on a country’sobservance of, and respect for, human rights. In accomplishing its mission, OPIC willoperate on a self-sustaining basis.