TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture, one of the largest corporations on the international land market, is buying huge tracts of land in Brazil’s Cerrado region. TIAA-CREF’s land acquisition is part of a trend leading to expropriation of land from indigenous people, Afro-Brazilian quilombolas, and other peasant farmers, and driving the destruction of the fragile Cerrado ecosystem.
We write to provide input regarding OPIC’s consideration of financing for the PT. Domas Agrointi Prima (DAP) Oleochemical Project – Medan, Indonesia Project.
The Chinese government has become an unexpected leader in pushing for new green credit policies, but are Chinese banks doing their part to keep the Belt and Road Initiative green?