Briefing | 17 November, 2010 | Download PDF
Bankwatch’s examination of the EBRD’s own data leads to three main conclusions: EBRD lending for fossil fuel (coal, oil and gas) projects has risen rapidly, and more than tripled between 2008 and 2009. There has been concerted EBRD lending for energy efficiency projects – a welcome development. Lending for renewable energy is increasing but remains at a low level.
Letter to European Commissioners regarding recent developments and ongoing pressures on civil society in and around Khimki
Advocacy letter | 9 November, 2010 | Download PDF
Policy comments | 1 November, 2010 | Download PDF
Our comments highlight the EBRD’s draft strategy’s lack of a clear analysis of social and environmental development outcomes that the EBRD seeks to achieve over the strategy period and the concrete impacts on peoples lives that are expected. Specific sectors covered in our comments are the financial and energy sectors, as well as transport and municipal and environmental infrastructure (MEI).
Bankwatch letter to EBRD Secretary General regarding non-diclosure of project summary for Centerra project
Advocacy letter | 29 October, 2010 | Download PDF
EBRD response regarding a loan for Centerra Gold and related lack of transparency and public consultation
Advocacy letter | 26 October, 2010 | Download PDF