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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.
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.