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DFC Impact Quotient Submission

As organizations that support communities around the world to raise their voices and input into the development decisions that affect them, we are writing to ensure that the IQ is as strong as possible and results in development that benefits instead of harms communities.

DFC nuclear comments

Friends of the Earth writes to express our concerns with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation’s (DFC’s) proposal to take nuclear off of its Categorical Prohibitions list in its Environmental and Social Policy and Procedures (ESPP).

Letter to Ex-Im Bank on COVID-19

As policy makers decide on the shape and size of stimulus packages, determining economic trajectories for decades to come, climate considerations must be central to their calculations. The worldwide health crisis is affecting every economy and society.

Still Digging: G20 Governments Continue to Finance the Climate Crisis

This analysis shows that since the Paris Agreement was made, G20 countries have acted directly counter to it by providing at least USD 77 billion a year in finance for oil, gas, and coal projects through their international public finance institutions.

Korean Translation: G20 Governments Continue to Finance the Climate Crisis

Korean translation: This analysis shows that since the Paris Agreement was made, G20 countries have acted directly counter to it by providing at least USD 77 billion a year in finance for oil, gas, and coal projects through their international public finance institutions.

Japanese Translation: G20 Governments Continue to Finance the Climate Crisis

Japanese translation: This analysis shows that since the Paris Agreement was made, G20 countries have acted directly counter to it by providing at least USD 77 billion a year in finance for oil, gas, and coal projects through their international public finance institutions.

Letter to EXIM Inspector General on Sasan ash spill

We have repeatedly brought serious environmental and human rights concerns (including ongoing fatalities) to the attention of EXIM. It is shocking and unacceptable that despite agency claims that these matters have been remedied, continued fatalities occur.

Letter to EXIM Bank on Sasan ash spill

We write regarding the most recent deaths that have occurred at the EXIM-supported Sasan coal plant and mine in India. This loss of life is completely unacceptable; the U.S. government should not be using taxpayer dollars to support such a deadly project.

Improving Greenhouse Gas Accounting: Recommendations for the world’s newest development finance institution

Appropriately addressing climate change represents ground zero for any development institution to be effective today and in the future. To be the best institution that it can be, the DFC must comprehensively integrate the climate emergency into its core functioning.

Adding Fuel to the Fire: Export Credit Agencies and Fossil Fuel Finance

The Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) of G20 countries continue to be a significant source of support for fossil fuel projects around the world.