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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

ECAs, COVID-19 and climate

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

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. Read More

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). Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More