From September to November 2009, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is conducting an initial scoping of issues to improve in its updated sustainability policies.
By Athena Ballesteros and Smita Nakhooda on June 30, 2009
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.
As the Asia Clean Energy Forum kicks off next week, the Asian Development Bank and other multilateral development banks should do more to integrate climate change and clean energy considerations as a core part of their development assistance.
By Kirk Herbertson and Janet Ranganathan on May 26, 2009
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
Emergency spending for developing countries provides an opportunity to deliver green investments.
By Athena Ballesteros and Isabel Munilla on March 30, 2009
As the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Latin America is struggling to address the financial crisis and climate change.
Natural-resources extractive companies are profiting financially and socially when they consult with affected communities before and during the construction of projects.
As the World Bank hosts Extractive Industries Week, the story of the Mae Moh coal plant in Thailand shows why early community engagement is critical.
In a landmark settlement, two U.S. government agencies are now required to consider the climate change impacts of overseas financing.
International project financing primarily intended to generate jobs and growth should not ignore social and environmental safeguards in the name of economic stimulus.
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