Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
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Headquarters in China
Latin America: Chinese “Belt and Road” initiative lands in this region to finance and develop infrastructure
While in a first Chinese Dialogue article, progress in investments in infrastructure and other sectors by Chinese State-owned companies are highlighted, NGOs present their allegations on threats to indigenous peoples and local leader associated to...
[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]
Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)
Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
- Related companies: Agricultural Bank of China ANZ Bank Bank of America Bank of China Bank of Montreal Bank of Nova Scotia Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (part of Mitsubishi UFJ) Barclays BNP Paribas Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) China Construction Bank Citigroup Commonwealth Bank Crédit Agricole Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs HSBC Industrial & Commercial Bank of China ING Bank JPMorgan Chase Mizuho Financial Group Morgan Stanley National Australia Bank Natixis PNC Financial Services Royal Bank of Canada Royal Bank of Scotland Santander SMBC Nikko Securities Société Générale Standard Chartered Toronto-Dominion Bank UBS UniCredit Bulbank Wells Fargo Westpac
Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing
A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...
BankTrack report finds banks not yet living up to human rights obligations under UN Guiding Principles
Author: Xan Rice, Financial Times
[T]he Gibe III dam...[in Ethiopia] will be the highest in Africa...[and] one of the most controversial...[I]t offers proof of China’s ever-increasing contribution to Africa’s development, or evidence of Beijing’s willingness to compromise on...
Author: Human Rights Watch
The Ethiopian government is forcibly displacing indigenous pastoral communities in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo valley without adequate consultation or compensation to make way for state-run sugar plantations, Human Rights Watch said in a report...[titled] ...
- Related stories: Ethiopia: Government forcibly, violently displacing indigenous communities for sugar plantations in Lower Omo Valley without adequate consultation, compensation, says Human Rights Watch
- Related in-depth areas: Ethiopia: "Unheard Voices" report re large-scale land acquisitions - 2013
- Related companies: Dongfang Electric Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
[PDF] The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money - Why the carbon trading gamble and ‘Clean Development Mechanism’ won’t save the planet from climate change, and how African civil society is resisting
Author: University of KwaZulu Natal Centre for Civil Society (So. Africa) & Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project (USA)
[Responses by Sasol, Green Resources, Salini Costruttori, ENI below. Business and Human Rights Resource Centre also invited ConocoPhillips, NNPC, Cimpor to respond; they did not. Shell declined to respond.]
- Related stories: Carbon offset projects benefit corporations, not victims of pollution, report alleges
- Related companies: Cimpor Commerzbank ConocoPhillips Eni Eskom Goldman Sachs Green Resources Greenstone Resources Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Eni, ConocoPhillips) Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Salini Impregilo Sasol Shell ThyssenKrupp
Author: International Rivers
Ikal Angelei, the founder of Friends of Lake Turkana in Kenya, receives the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in San Francisco today. The award will honor an activist who is defending the interests of 500,000 poor indigenous people against a...