News & Updates
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.
November 22, 2023
As we grieve for all who are affected by the terrible violence taking place in the Middle East and the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza, Inclusive Development International joins the demand for an immediate ceasefire and the release of all hostages and arbitrarily detained persons.
November 20, 2023
Hundreds of Cambodian families who were violently displaced by the Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol have been struggling for justice for over a decade. They recently had what some might consider their first day in court—a chance to begin submitting evidence against the company, which is a supplier to global brands such as Nestlé, Mars and Coca-Cola.
November 7, 2023
Inclusive Development International is delighted to announce that Tity Agbahey has joined our board of directors. Tity brings incredible insight to our organization, having spent more than a decade working to advance human rights and inclusive development in Africa.
October 19, 2023
A joint statement from 35 global civil society organizations regarding the extremely disturbing reports of a child sexual abuse cover-up by World Bank Group officials in connection with IFC’s investment in Bridge International Academies in Kenya.
October 18, 2023
Inclusive Development International has responded to a call for input from the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights as it prepares a report on the topic of “Investors, ESG and Human Rights.” We applaud the Working Group for focusing its attention on the important—though often underappreciated—implications of ESG investing for human rights and corporate accountability.
October 4, 2023
Penelitian terbaru menunjukkan bahwa International Finance Corporation, bagian dari Kelompok Bank Dunia, memberikan dukungan melalui pintu belakang kepada sedikitnya 39 proyek batubara baru, dengan total kapasitas lebih dari 68 gigawatt di Tiongkok, Indonesia dan Kamboja.
October 4, 2023
New research shows that the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, is providing back-door support to at least 39 new coal projects, constituting over 68 gigawatts of new coal-fired power capacity throughout China, Indonesia and Cambodia.
October 2, 2023
Inclusive Development International is joining with fellow community advocates around the world to sound the alarm about increasing threats to the independence of accountability mechanisms attached to international financial institutions and other development institutions.
September 26, 2023
As the Asian infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) meets today for its first in-person annual meeting in four years, civil society groups are questioning the bank’s track record on accountability. In seven years, with 233 projects funded and over $44 billion spent, the AIIB has yet to accept a single complaint from people adversely affected by its investments.