Letter to President-elect Biden on criteria for leadership at EXIM, DFC, MCC and USTDA

52 organizations, including Friends of the Earth, sent a letter to President-elect Biden on criteria for leaders at development and export finance agencies.

Letter to President-Elect Biden on Industrial Fish Farming Executive Order

52 organizations call on President-Elect Biden to replace EO 13921 to support domestic, sustainable wild-capture fishing instead of industrial aquaculture development

Organic, Plant-Forward, Scratch Cooked School Meals: A California Case Study

As schools across the nation grapple with how to feed kids healthier, more sustainable food on tight budgets, an inspiring story from Northern California provides a roadmap for change.

Letter Opposing Fred Hochberg for Biden Administration

As President and Chairman of EXIM between 2009 and 2016, Fred Hochberg presided over the largest expansion of fossil fuel subsidies in the agency’s 86 year history, almost three times more support than EXIM provided during George W Bush’s two terms.

TIAA’s Accumulation of Farmland is Not Responsible

TIAA’s “Responsible Investment in Farmland” report series highlights the fact that in 2011 TIAA was one of a group of businesses that developed the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) Farmland Guidelines, which are supposed to guide ins tu onal investors who wish to invest in farmland in a responsible manner.

DFC OIG on Rovuma LNG Project

Letter to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) regarding growing violence in northern Mozambique related to the gas development.

Forests and Human Rights: Principles for Asset Managers

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has no clear policy on forests, land, and human rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities

Gene-Silencing Pesticides: Risks and Concerns

Gene-silencing RNAi pesticides are virtually unregulated, both domestically and internationally, and therefore are on track to be commercialized without proper risk assessments or precautions

Big Oil’s $100 Billion Bender

Report from Bailout Watch, Friends of the Earth and Public Citizen: How the US government provided a safety net for the flagging fossil fuel industry

Comments to Export-Import Bank on Pemex Facilities

Friends of the Earth writes in strong opposition to the proposed $400 million in support for Pemex, the Mexican state-owned oil company.