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August 3, 2022
Globe Southeast Asia News
Groundbreaking legal action by displaced villagers crosses the border into Thailand to seek recompense and set a human rights precedent.
July 14, 2022
Mining Magazine
An investigation by an International Finance Corporation (IFC) internal watchdog has found that a tailings dam planned for a zinc adn lead mine being developed in North Sumatra poses “extreme” risks.
July 5, 2022
Associated Press
A controversial oil project that would connect oilfields in a Ugandan National Park to a port in Tanzania breaches global environmental guidelines for banks, according to a new nonprofit report Tuesday.
July 1, 2022
Reuters
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed a gap in socially-minded investing – a hands-off approach to geopolitics and human rights.
June 22, 2022
African Arguments
Activists have convinced 20 big banks not to finance the controversial oil project leaving its fate in the balance.
June 12, 2022
Rappler
Despite the World Bank’s 2013 pledge to stop funding coal, IFC lending via commercial banks and other financial intermediaries continues to allow backdoor support for coal projects like those in Bataan.
May 29, 2022
The East African
In a week when seven more financiers publicly distanced themselves from backing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Eacop), executives from the Ugandan government and oil companies remained confident that the financing package for the project — which is key to the commercialisation of Uganda’s oil — is on the home stretch and will be tied up in two months.
May 19, 2022
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Four months after starting work at Marsh McLennan, a young woman stood up in a ballroom where hundreds of employees had gathered for an away day and asked what the company was going to do about its fossil fuel work.
May 19, 2022
Financial Times
Marsh McLennan is arranging insurance coverage for a controversial east African oil pipeline.
April 14, 2022
Responsible Investor
S&P Global gave a top sustainability award and a perfect score on human rights to Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol despite being repeatedly warned that the company was linked to land-grabbing and involuntary resettlements.