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NGO says IFC's environmental & social safeguards have "serious shortcomings" - refers to investments in Brazil, Guatemala

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13 June 2005

The Safeguard Policies Update Process and Timetable

Author: Intl. Finance Corporation (IFC)

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13 June 2005

From bad to worse: IFC safeguards

Author: Bretton Woods Project

Devastating impacts of IFC-supported projects on people and the environment, and irresponsible company practises continue to highlight the serious shortcomings of the institution's environmental and social safeguards. The current safeguard policy revision process...is failing to address the crucial issues and has been subject to scrutiny by civil society, private banks and industry alike. [refers to Amaggi, Glamis Gold]

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