By Kirk Herbertson and Kim Thompson on October 5, 2010
After falling behind other development organizations, the World Bank now has a chance to update its environmental and social safeguard policies.
Read WRI’s recommendations for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) environmental and social sustainability framework.
Extractive industries explore the benefits of acquiring consent for their projects.
Here is a summary of a civil society consultation WRI had with the World Bank Group’s (WBG) Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), on the IEG’s review of the effectiveness of the WBG environmental and social safeguards.
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 Kirk Herbertson and Janet Ranganathan on May 26, 2009
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
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.
The following comments were submitted to the Asian Development Bank in 2008, regarding its Safeguard Policy Statement.
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