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The World Bank Eskom Support Program

South Africa's plans for a new coal power plant bring up difficult decisions for the World Bank.

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Update from WRI's Civil Society Climate Finance Strategy Meeting

On 23-25 February 2010, the World Resources Institute International Financial Flows and Environment project hosted a civil society climate finance strategy session at the Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, Virginia.

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Promoting Development, Protecting Environment

The World Bank and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are revising their environmental strategies for development planning.

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What is the Future of the World Bank Group’s Environmental and Social Safeguards?

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.

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Banking on Nature's Assets

How Multilateral Development Banks Can Strengthen Development by Using Ecosystem Services

This report identifies entry points for mainstreaming ecosystem services in Multilateral Development Banks' (MDBs’) core operations and describes a portfolio of tools to help. It also presents a range of policy options that MDBs can help country partners implement to sustain critical...

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