Press Room

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April 19, 2021
Inclusive Development International and Human Rights Watch submitted joint comments on the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard and auditing process, aimed at providing the maximum protection to communities affected by bauxite mining.
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April 15, 2021
This exciting new tool spearheaded by the Made in China Journal and supported by Inclusive Development International provides a collaborative platform for tracking China’s complex and rapidly changing international activities.
New Oil pipeline under busy construction site
April 12, 2021
Following the signing of an investment decision for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), the #StopEACOP Alliance published a statement responding to Total’s recent attempts to talk up its supposed green credentials.
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April 1, 2021
In 2020, Cambodian plaintiffs representing more than 700 farming families won a landmark appeal allowing them to move forward with their class action against Asia’s largest sugar producer, Mitr Phol. Here is the court-mandated class action announcement.
New Oil pipeline under busy construction site
March 18, 2021
The #StopEACOP alliance of African and international environmental and human rights organizations has claimed another win in our campaign to stop the construction of the world’s longest heated oil pipeline across East Africa.
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March 9, 2021
Concerned communities in North Sumatra are calling on the Indonesian government to deny developers an environmental permit for a proposed lead zinc mine they believe will threaten their lives, homes and livelihoods.
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March 1, 2021
With a final investment decision nearing, African and International organizations warn banks against joining $2.5 billion loan for a “manifestly irresponsible” project. New campaign website launched at stopeacop.net.
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February 19, 2021
Inclusive Development International joined over 200 civil society organizations from Myanmar and globally in urging international financial institutions like the World Bank, International Finance Corporation and Asian Development Bank to immediately freeze loans and other financial assistance to Myanmar in light of the recent military coup.
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December 14, 2020
One of the largest banks in the Philippines has announced that it will no longer finance coal plants, becoming just the fourth bank in Southeast Asia – and the first in the Philippines – to exit the fossil fuel. Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) made the announcement after years of pressure from climate activists in the Philippines and an IFC investigation of the bank’s practices.
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November 17, 2020
This week the UN is hosting its annual Forum on Business and Human Rights. We joined our Cambodian partners to issue a statement about a decade-long struggle for justice from Asia’s largest sugar company.