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April 2, 2024
On March 13, 2024, World Bank Group (WBG) President Ajay Banga announced an external investigation of allegations of interference in the IFC Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) process as relates to IFC’s investments in Bridge International Academies. Inclusive Development International and our partners have released recommendations for the scope and design of the investigation.
March 21, 2024
Inclusive Development International and other global human rights organizations are urging the Tanzanian government, international human rights organizations, as well as the leading companies involved in EACOP, TotalEnergies and CNOOC, to take action to uphold the rights of PAPs and activists.
March 14, 2024
Inclusive Development International, Accountability Counsel, EACH Rights, Education International, Gender Action, GI-ESCR and urgewald e.V. address World Bank management’s response to a scandalous investigation report on child sexual abuse allegations at Bank-supported schools in Kenya.
March 8, 2024
In a joint statement on International Women’s Day, Inclusive Development International, Accountability Counsel, GenderAction, and urgewald e.V. urge executive directors to reject IFC’s proposed response to CAO investigation of sexual abuse at Bridge International schools in Kenya.
Mariveles Power Plant
February 29, 2024
The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), Inclusive Development International (IDI), Recourse and BankTrack submitted the complaint on behalf of local communities that have suffered a wide range of adverse human rights impacts as a result of the development of coal plants.
February 22, 2024
A new open-access online tool launched today by Inclusive Development International provides a uniquely comprehensive and detailed picture of global palm oil supply chains, linking global corporations to the on-the-ground impact of their palm oil consumption.
February 15, 2024
MSCI, FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones Indices are giants of the “responsible investing” industry, but according to complaints filed with the US, UK and Dutch governments, the firms are violating OECD guidelines for responsible business conduct by helping direct investments labeled “ESG” to dozens of companies linked to Myanmar’s military.
January 30, 2024
The Aluminum Stewardship Initiative’s provisional certification of the Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée mining operation, despite unresolved human rights issues, raises serious questions about the initiative’s credibility as a due diligence tool for the aluminum industry.
December 15, 2023
We are thrilled to announce that Seema Joshi is joining Inclusive Development International’s Board of Directors. Seema brings immense wisdom from her 25 years of experience working on corporate accountability from legal, human rights, environmental and climate perspectives.
November 30, 2023
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved friend, colleague and mentor, George William Cooper, who passed away at his home in Phnom Penh today. We will miss George dearly, but his memory and his legacy will powerfully remain at Inclusive Development International as we carry on his life-work fighting for justice for people on the margins of the global economy.