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Exim Bank India: Don't wreck the Sundarbans
No funding for the Rampal coal power plant
UNESCO recommends cancellation of Rampal coal plant in Bangladesh, increasing reputation risk for Ex-Im Bank of India 
By BankTrack | Oct 18, 2016 | Nijmegen, the Netherlands

A UNESCO monitoring mission report released today, recommending that the proposed Rampal coal plant project in Bangladesh be “cancelled and relocated to a more suitable location where it would not impact negatively on the Sundarbans Reserved Forest”, has been welcomed by BankTrack. [1] The UN agency’s report findings presented to the Bangladeshi government… read more >> | share >>

World Bank secretly funding coal explosion in Asia despite President Kim warning, “We are finished”
By Inclusive Development International | Oct 03, 2016 | Washington DC

The World Bank Group has secretly funded a coal boom in Asia despite announcing a moratorium on such projects in 2013, according to the results of a new investigation.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has spoken forcefully about the dangers of new coal projects. "If Asia implements the coal-based plans right now, I think we are finished," he said. Yet the World… read more >> | share >>

Two new reports confirm the need for lenders to exit responsibly from the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric Project in Honduras
Investigations come after the murder of renowned human rights defender, Berta Cáceres
By SOMO and Both ENDS | Sep 30, 2016 | Amsterdam

Last week, the report of an independent fact-finding mission (IM) commissioned by the Dutch development bank, FMO, showed that the lenders failed to ensure that the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric Project in Honduras complied with international standards. The report also stated that the project provoked and deepened violence amongst communities who would be affected by the… read more >> | share >>

Belgian bank KBC’s new sustainability policy: a mixed bag
By FairFin | Sep 22, 2016 | Brussels

KBC Bank's recent publication of a new sustainability policy has come under public scrutiny, including from Belgian NGO FairFin which has evaluated the policy and addressed a range of questions to the bank. Following… read more >> | share >>

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