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25 February 2019

EBRD to hold consultations in 8 cities to discuss its good governance policies

Author: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

"EBRD good governance policy consultation – Kiev" ...

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Article
30 January 2019

Int'l financial institutions could protect their long term-prosperity by protecting civic freedoms & human rights defenders

Author: Asmara Klein, Natural Resource Governance Institute

"International Financial Institutions Must Stand Up for Civic Freedoms", 30 January 2019 ...

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29 November 2018

Commentary: Schism within the Green Climate Fund over how it will support developing countries in implementing their commitments under the Paris Agreement

Author: Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Boll Stiftung

“…The 21st Board meeting was widely considered as a “make-or-break” meeting for the GCF at a time when the initial resource mobilization (IRM) period of the GCF is drawing to a close and its financial future is at stake. It came just three months after...

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23 October 2018

International Finance Corporation launches draft impact investment operating principles for consultation

Investors are increasingly incorporating impact investments – investments with the intent to contribute to measurable positive social, economic, or environment impact – into their portfolios. Despite this increased interest, to date there has been no...

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Article
8 June 2018

Complaints Filed Today About Ukrainian Agribusiness Giant, MHP

Author: Accountability Counsel

...[T]hree communities in the central Ukraine region of Vinnytsia filed complaints to the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) criticizing the lack of transparency and surrounding environmental and health risks...

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8 June 2018

Ukraine: Local communities file complaints to World Bank & EBRD over environmental & health risks posed by poultry firm Myronivsky Hliboproduct

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21 May 2018

Oxfam says survey shows companies in extractive sector increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies

A recent survey by Oxfam reveals that companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors are increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies. It urges more companies to adopt full contract disclosure policies, and proactively disclose contracts on...

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13 February 2018

Armenia: Amulsar gold mine poses high risk of water contamination & adverse environmental impacts, say experts; inc. company & shareholders' responses

The report "Amulsar Gold Project: Overview of Concerns with the Amulsar Gold Project, Potential Consequences, and Recommendations" by independent experts argues the Amulsar gold mine project, owned by Lydian International, poses a high risk of long...

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Company response
13 February 2018

Response by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Author: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

...The EBRD is a minority shareholder and has provided equity financing to Lydian International, which is earmarked for Environmental and Social Mitigation Measures including the financing of a biodiversity off set programme and the construction of...

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12 February 2018

The record of intl. financial institutions on business & human rights

Author: Jessica Evans

"The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights," 2 May 2016...

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