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27 August 2010

Gibe 3: AfDB, EIB out. Who's in?

Author: Terri Hathaway, International Rivers

Ethiopia's Gibe 3 Dam remains the most destructive dam being built today...Which banks are being chased to fund this highly destructive dam?...the African Development Bank officially withdrew its funding consideration, as did the European Investment...

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1 July 2010

[DOC] Sustainable Banking: Organizations with Sustainable Banking Programmes and Resources

Author: Michael J. Kane

International Organizations...Global Banking Networks...Global Reporting Networks...Global Banking Networks on Climate Due Diligence...Global NGO Network for Banking Research and Advocacy...Regional Banking Organizations...National Government Banking...

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4 June 2010

A Business View on Human Rights seminar

Author: European Investment Bank

The EIB aims to explore the views of major stakeholder groups on the issue of Business and Human Rights. We will invite business and civil society organisations to present their advice on best practice and on the major due diligence implications for...

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24 March 2010

Giant Ethiopian dam to make 200,000 go hungry: NGO

Author: Barry Malone, Reuters

More than 200,000 Ethiopians who rely on fishing and farming could become reliant on aid to survive if the government goes ahead with building Africa's biggest hydropower dam, an advocacy group said...Ethiopia is building the 1.4 billion euro dam as...

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23 March 2010

Laos: Activists call for Nam Theun 2 Power Co. dam to suspend operations - allege resettled villagers remain to be compensated

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23 March 2010

Laos’ Nam Theun 2 Dam Operation Illegal

Author: International Rivers

Laos’ largest and most controversial hydropower project, Nam Theun 2, began full operation last week in violation of legal obligations to provide compensation and livelihood restoration to affected communities. In an attempt to avoid its obligations,...

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5 February 2010

Ethiopia prepares case for mega hydropower project funding

Author: John Njiraini, Engineering News [South Africa]

The Ethiopian government is preparing its case to attempt to convince the World Bank to fund a mega- hydropower project in the Horn of Africa country...Various reports show the World Bank, and the EIB [European Investment Bank], are considering...

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21 December 2009

Bankwatch complaint on abuse of environmental laws leads to suspension of EIB financing for Slovak motorway

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

Following a complaint lodged by Friends of the Earth-CEPA...over breaches of EU and national environmental laws...in the preparation of a section of the D1 motorway project...the European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that the bank will not sign...

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10 February 2009

[PDF] Contribution to the EU Multi-stakeholder Forum on CSR, 10 February 2009

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

…It is now admitted that corporations do have the responsibility to, at least, respect human rights where they operate. However…[businesses] involved in human rights violations are not being adequately sanctioned…Some of the steps that the EU should...

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1 December 2008

Tackle climate change by ending EU house bank's multi-billion subsidies for fossil fuels, says Bankwatch

Author: CEE Bankwatch

The European Investment Bank (EIB)…must stop fueling climate change by phasing out its investments in fossil fuels by 2012. This is a key demand…brought by CEE Bankwatch Network at the United Nations Climate Change Conference…in Poznań, Poland…[N]ext...

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