CSO comments on the IFC’s Social and Environmental Sustainability Policy, Performance Standards and Disclosure Policy
Policy comments | 11 March, 2010 | Download PDF
Nearly 100 civil society organizations from 38 countries are demanding that World Bank Group lending to private corporations be much more responsive to environmental and social concerns. The comments describe how the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) lack of transparency and supervision, its failure to recognize human rights, and its inadequate climate change policies undermine the IFC’s ability to achieve its poverty alleviation mission.
Policy comments | 10 March, 2010 | Download PDF
The EBRD invited for comments on the background material on its fourth Capital Resources Review. Further to our recent recommendations to the EBRD on improving its operations for the period 2011-2015 we believe that progress is being made in some areas, but that there are still several important issues that need particular attention.
Advocacy letter | 8 March, 2010 | Download PDF
Potential unfulfilled – EU funding and Cohesion policy can do more for sustainable climate and energy development in central and eastern Europe
Study | 3 March, 2010 | Download PDF
This new analysis from CEE Bankwatch Network and Friends of the Earth Europe points to some alarming shortcomings in how billions of EU funds earmarked for clean energy projects in the new member states are being deployed.
Letter to members of the EIB Board of Directors regarding disbursement for the Gazela bridge reconstruction project
Advocacy letter | 3 March, 2010 | Download PDF