Indonesian civil society have raised concerns that the World Bank is promoting gas and supporting further coal expansion in its new Country Partnership Framework.
Plan lacks detail in key areas, including concrete commitments to end fossil fuels support.
Civil society voices concern about continued support for fossil gas under the policy.
ICSID suit against Dutch government’s fossil phase out highlights threat to climate action posed by investor-to-state dispute settlement mechanisms
Bank’s lofty projections for oil-based growth contradict more sober estimates that account for uncertainty in sector.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on 30 March.
World Bank commits to invest additional $5 billion in the Great Green Wall over the next five years, despite shortcomings in its existing investments in the initiative highlighted by IEG.
Bank support facilitated $1 billion in private investment in LNG on the island, despite the green credentials of natural gas being widely debunked.
CSOs call for IFC to close remaining loopholes in Green Equity Approach, after equity client chosen to pilot the initiative makes investment in coal plant expansion in Indonesia.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 28 September.