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New report exposes World Bank links to destructive coal mining in Indonesia

(April 11, 2019, Washington DC) - The World Bank Group is quietly bankrolling some of Indonesia’s most destructive coal mining companies, despite instituting a virtual ban on coal financing in 2013, according to a report released today.

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Cambodian indigenous communities win back their sacred land from Vietnamese rubber developer

(March 26, 2019 – Banlung) – Twelve indigenous communities in Cambodia’s northeastern province of Ratanakiri scored a major victory today when the government announced it was returning to them 20 spirit mountains and dozens of other spiritually significant areas that

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Calling out the BS in BonSucro

Commentary: Why multi-stakeholder initiatives need to be held accountable for their rights-abusing members, by David Pred and Natalie Bugalski

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Human rights complaint filed to UK government against ethical sugar association Bonsucro

Representatives of more than 700 Cambodian families who were violently displaced to make way for a sugar plantation have filed a formal complaint against Bonsucro, the sugar industry’s sustainability certification body, for breaches of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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Thirteen Guinean villages lodge complaint against World Bank for financing destructive bauxite mine

(March 8, 2019 - Conakry) – Residents of 13 villages in western Guinea have filed a formal complaint against the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private-sector arm, for funding the expansion of a harmful bauxite mine.

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‘China’s World Bank’ is making it easier to complain | China Dialogue

People can soon start filing grievances with AIIB projects, but the new policy still falls short, writes Lili Pike

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