International Sustainable Finance
At Friends of the Earth, we work to strengthen and raise environmental and social standards at international financial institutions. Our goal is to promote the highest environmental, social, climate, and sustainability standards and practices in the international banking sector in an effort to protect the environment, communities, and climate on a local and global level.
The U.S. is failing to pursue an end for overseas oil and gas financing through the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits, according to a new analysis led by Friends of the Earth and Oil Change International with over 175 civil society signers.
Climate change organisations under the Big Shift Coalition have called on the World Bank to fire its President David Malpass.
President Biden's decision to supply the EU with LNG exports won't alleviate the crisis in Ukraine and will spell danger for the climate.
The agribusiness giant Bunge is engaging in an egregious corporate climate con – and shareholders should take note.
The U.S. government has spent more than $44 billion on fossil fuel projects overseas over the last decade.
EXIM continues to invest in projects with severe environmental impacts, human rights abuses, and detrimental effects on local communities and public health.
Americans have made it clear: We want a cleaner future. This means investing in sustainable and efficient renewable energy at home and abroad.
On World Water Day, new briefing paper calls on banks and financiers to prohibit harmful financing to free flowing rivers
On International Forests Day, new briefing paper urges banks and financiers to exclude harmful financing that negatively impacts primary and vulnerable secondary forests
Oil and Gas Restrictions under the OECD Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits