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.

Doubling Down on Deforestation

Analyzing how the Big Three asset managers enable consumer goods companies to destroy the world's forests.

2020 Cruise Ship Report Card

Many travelers don't realize that taking a cruise is more harmful to the environment and human health than many other forms of travel.

A Surge in Support: A Review of 15 Years of OPIC’s Energy Financing

This issue brief is the second in a series analyzing OPIC’s policies and performance and providing recommendations for the DFC in its formative months and years.

ECAs, COVID-19 and climate

Recommendations to ensure that economic support protects people and the planet.