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14 August 2018

Kenya: Report claims communities impacted by Akiira Geothermal's operations not adequately consulted; includes company response & NGOs' rejoinder

A report by International Accountability Project (IAP) allege some members of the local community impacted by Akiira Geothermal's operations did not have access to information about the proposed project neither were they consulted. The Business and...

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31 July 2018
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Author: Grupo Regional sobre Financiamiento e Infraestructura, GREFI

Análisis comparativo de los marcos normativos ambientales, sociales y de acceso a la información de las instituciones financieras tradicionales, emergentes y chinas con presencia en América Latina”...

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Article
9 July 2018

Guidance on developing effective grievance mechanisms in the banking sector

Author: BankTrack & Oxfam Australia

This paper reviews banks’ responsibilities and provides suggestions and recommendations for how banks can develop and implement effective operational-level grievance mechanisms that will be legitimate, trusted and meet their responsibilities under the...

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5 July 2018

Kenya: Case studies explore good practices with community engagement in energy projects

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18 June 2018

Ghana: Joint study by University of Ghana & IFC shows better performing companies have more gender-balanced boards

A joint study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the University of Ghana Business School has revealed that performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards. 

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Article
14 May 2018

Commentary: World Bank & IFC should hold themselves accountable when funded projects harm communities

Author: Vivek Maru, The Washington Post

"The World Bank shouldn't hide when it funds projects that harm communities," 9 May 2018...

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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Article
20 March 2018

Kenya: IFC praises Safaricom's "supportive work environment for working mothers", including free childcare

Author: James Ngunjiri, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Safaricom earns IFC praise for working mothers plan"...

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13 March 2018
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Author: La Estrella (Panamá)

“Bolsa de Panamá se suma a campaña en favor igualdad de género”, 10 de marzo de 2018...

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2 March 2018

The B Team leader & former Nigerian finance minister calls on business & public sectors to stand together against attacks on freedoms

Author: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The B Team (US)

"With Freedom at Stake, Business Cannot Afford to Stay Silent", 28 Feb 2018...

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