G20 Is Opportunity for China to Make Good on its Coal Phase-out Promise – Just Finance International

Copenhagen, 27 October 2021:- China must provide clarity on whether its “international new coal projects exit” covers existing projects during this weekend’s G20 gathering in Rome, or run the risk of building outdated, unwanted climate-warming coal-fired electricity capacity, according to Just Finance International. The commitment to exit coal projects was made by Chinese leader Xi… Continue reading G20 Is Opportunity for China to Make Good on its Coal Phase-out Promise – Just Finance International

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Increasing Loss of Transparency and Control by International Partners

Just Finance International and the Heinrich Böll Foundation are launching a joint report today which examines how the revised safeguard policy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) fails to improve its accountability and transparency. Continue Reading

The Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Global Leader in Infrastructure at What Cost?

In the run-up to the annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on October 26–28, the Heinrich Böll Foundation presents an analysis of what transparency requirements the AIIB has met following the review of its Environmental and Social Framework for financing.

UN experts flag rights concerns over $3bln tourism project

UN human rights experts today urged the Indonesian Government to respect human rights and the rule of law amid reports that a US$3 billion tourism project on Lombok island has involved aggressive land grabs, forced evictions of  Sasak indigenous peoples, and intimidation and threats against human rights defenders. Read More

Syv internationale NGO’er dumper AIIB’s nye forslag til krav om sociale- og miljømæssige vurderinger

VedvarendeEnergi har sammen med seks andre internationale organisationer indsendt en kommentar til AIIB’s nye krav om sociale og miljømæssige vurderinger i forbindelse med investeringer i energiprojekter. Gennemsigtighed i projektprocessen er stadig et stort problem, især for udsatte grupper i samfundet. nvesteringsprojekter kan være problematiske – især hvis ikke påvirkede grupper har mulighed for at påvirke… Continue reading Syv internationale NGO’er dumper AIIB’s nye forslag til krav om sociale- og miljømæssige vurderinger

Le déficit de transparence de la Banque asiatique d’investissement pour les infrastructures

La fondation de la BAII, dont font partie les plus grandes économies européennes, a offert une victoire diplomatique à la Chine. Cette adhésion est justifiée pour qu’elle adopte les normes internationales les plus strictes. Seulement, ses principaux outils de transparence et d’accès du public aux informations restent évasifs.  Lire la suite

Новая Китайская Международная финансовая организация: Дефицит прозрачности

Азиатский банк инфраструктурных инвестиций (АБИИ), штаб-квартира которого находится в Пекине, был учрежден в 2016-м году и быстро зарекомендовал себя как крупный многосторонний институт развития. Теперь он нацелен на то, чтобы стать ведущим в мире финансистом крупномасштабной инфраструктуры к 2021 году. Но сначала кредитному учреждению необходимо повысить прозрачность экологических и социальных рисков своих проектов. Узнаете Больше

AIIB shows signs of transparency deficit​

The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) opened for business in 2016 and rapidly established itself as a major multilateral development institution. It now aims to become the world’s leading financier of large-scale infrastructure by 2021. But the bank first needs to raise its game regarding timely public disclosure of its projects’ environmental and social… Continue reading AIIB shows signs of transparency deficit​