Resources Archive


Iconic, Transboundary Ecosystems

Iconic ecosystems are regions or habitats that are globally recognized for their ecological significance & cultural or historical importance.

Areas Where the Free, Prior & Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Have Not Been Obtained

Indigenous and community lands and forests are associated with lower rates of deforestation and overall better biodiversity conservation.

Protected and At-Risk Marine and Coastal Ecosystems

Marine and coastland ecosystems are crucial for sustaining biodiversity, regulating the climate, and preserving community livelihoods.

Comments on the Evolution of the World Bank Group

WBG does not have the legitimacy to play a greater role in financing global public goods while it continues to finance activities that actively destroy these.

Comments to NEXI on Cameron LNG

Friends of the Earth (FoE) Japan and FoE United States submit the following comments to strongly discourage NEXI from supporting this or any other LNG projects in the Gulf South of the United States.

How Should Financiers Align with the Global Biodiversity Framework?

Six months after the UN Biodiversity Conference, 74 civil society organizations call on financial institutions to protect biodiversity and take action in implementing the Global Biodiversity Framework  Six months since its adoption, banks and financiers have yet to develop concrete plans to implement…

Colombo West Terminal DFC ESIA comments

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation’s (DFC) consideration of support for the Colombo West Terminal in Sri Lanka.

Miro Forestry DFC ESIA comments

Most plantations in Ghana have resulted in land grabbing, loss of farming land and water resources for forest-dependent communities, and conflicts between communities and palm oil and timber companies.

OECD Recommendations from Civil Society Organizations

This document outlines the views of civil society organizations (CSOs) on revisions to the OECD Council on Common Approaches for Officially Supported Export Credits and Environmental and Social Due Diligence.