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European Investment Bank launches new climate strategy & energy lending policy including divestment from fossil fuels
On 14 November 2019, the board of the European Investment Bank agreed on a new energy lending policy and strategy for climate action and enviornmental stability. The decision was informed by an open review process which involved intensive stakeholder...
European Investment Bank announces new draft policy pledging to end all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020
Author: Joe Ware and Katherine Kramer, Eco-Business
"European Investment Bank makes a big shift away from oil and gas", 5 August 2019...
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Malawi: How NGOs are protecting the rights of local communities impacted by proposed Lilongwe Water Project
Author: Elias Jika & Preksha Kumar, in International Accountability Project
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Author: Jessica Evans
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Report: European Investment Bank allegedly fails to safeguard vulnerable groups, including refugees, in projects outside EU
Author: CEE Bankwatch Network & Counter Balance
"Here be dragons: How the EU bank's development finance overlooks people at risk", 18 November 2016...
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Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood
Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others
"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...
Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed
Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)
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