Laos: Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam Collapse

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East African oil pipeline would cause more emissions than Denmark | China Dialogue

(January 16, 2020) – Chinese lenders should pull out of the risky Uganda–Tanzania oil project and invest in renewables instead, argues Erik Myxter-lino. Since 2017, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been working with oil majors Total and Tullow to exploit untouched oil in western Uganda. Yet the project is stuck in limbo. The stoppage is a chance for lenders to re-think their commitment to a risky project that would push East Africa and the world closer to an environmental and climate disaster.

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New Belgium Brewing employees: stand for human rights and vote no to Kirin

(10 December 2019) – In November, New Belgium Brewing announced their sale to Kirin’s fully-owned subsidiary, Lion Little World Beverages, subject to an employee vote. Inclusive Development International (IDI) joined the Karen Organization of America and Karen Community of North

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Indonesia: Investigate Suspicious Death of Environmental Human Rights Defender

(October 31, 2019) – In solidarity with Indonesian colleagues, Inclusive Development International joins civil society groups around the world in calling on the Indonesian government to launch a thorough and transparent investigation into the suspicious death of environmental human rights

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Take Action! Call on the Banks, Developers and Insurers behind Collapsed Lao Dam to Provide Redress to Victims 

At least 71 people were killed and thousands lost their homes when faulty construction led to the devastating collapse of Saddle Dam D of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in southern Laos on July 23, 2018. No one has been held accountable

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Joint Call for Greater Transparency and Consultation in the IFC/MIGA Accountability Review

(October 25, 2019) - Inclusive Development International and 74 global partners submitted a joint statement to the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors, expressing concerns about the lack of transparency and external stakeholder engagement in the accountability framework review of

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Watchdog to Investigate World Bank Group’s Opaque Support for Coal Expansion in Philippines

(October 17, 2019) – The International Finance Corporation’s independent watchdog has announced that it will launch a compliance investigation into the World Bank Group member for its investments in a commercial bank in the Philippines that bankrolled the country’s recent

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