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New Release: Second Edition of Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments

(May 21, 2019) – Inclusive Development International is pleased to announce the publication of a second edition of Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments: A Reference Guide for Advocates. This publication provides a practical guide to the policies,

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Not just dirty, but deadly: Can the World Bank clean up its fossil fuel problem?

Commentary: The World Bank's International Finance Corporation has laid out a new proposed strategy to address concerns regarding the climate impacts of its $50 billion financial intermediary portfolio. It’s a step in the right direction. But given the urgency of the climate crisis, the world’s leading multilateral development institution should be doing more to hasten the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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New report exposes World Bank links to destructive coal mining in Indonesia

(April 11, 2019, Washington DC) - The World Bank Group is quietly bankrolling some of Indonesia’s most destructive coal mining companies, despite instituting a virtual ban on coal financing in 2013, according to a report released today.

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Cambodian indigenous communities win back their sacred land from Vietnamese rubber developer

(March 26, 2019, Banlung) – Twelve indigenous communities in Cambodia’s northeastern province of Ratanakiri scored a major victory today when the government announced it was returning to them 20 spirit mountains and dozens of other spiritually significant areas that had

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Calling out the BS in BonSucro

Commentary: Why multi-stakeholder initiatives need to be held accountable for their rights-abusing members, by David Pred and Natalie Bugalski

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Human rights complaint filed to UK government against ethical sugar association Bonsucro

Representatives of more than 700 Cambodian families who were violently displaced to make way for a sugar plantation have filed a formal complaint against Bonsucro, the sugar industry’s sustainability certification body, for breaches of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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