Wadi Al Qamar near Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: © http://bit.ly/2aHaT3J In April 2015, the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman – the International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s independent accountability mechanism – received a complaint from Egyptians living in Wadi al-Qamar, concerning the IFC-financed Titan cement plant and its incompatibility with IFC’s environmental and social requirements, including its violation of Egyptian national …
Fishing communities and farmers from India filed suit against the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in federal court in Washington, D.C. The plaintiffs allege that the IFC caused the loss of their livelihoods, destroyed their lands and water, and created threats to their health by funding the Tata Mundra coal-fired power plant in Gujarat, India.
Soumya Dutta outside the World Bank headquarters, August 2013 BIC highlights the work of Soumya Dutta in the campaign against Tata Mundra. Soumya Dutta is the National Convener of the Indian people’s science group Bharat Jan Vigyan Jatha and the Convener of the Climate and Energy Group in the Beyond Copenhagen collective in India, a network …
Tata Mundra under investigation — if social and environmental policy violations are confirmed, project could face serious repercussions
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman will undertake an audit of the project after a complaint on the International Finance Corporation’s involvement was received from Kosovo’s Energy Union.
The Association for the Struggle for Fishworkers’ Rights calls out their Ombudsman for an assessment report that fails to take their social and environmental concerns into account.
IFC’s funding of Tata Ultra Mega powerplant in India will be under probe following the eligibility finding of a complaint lodged by fishing villagers.
Three weeks after receiving a complaint about the coal-based energy project, the IFC has agreed the case is eligible for inspection. The financial intermediary project raised several social and environmental issues.