The World Bank released a concept note of Doing Business report replacement, B-Ready project, ignoring civil society demands of an independent evaluation.
New CSO research alleges that IFC investments have contributed to forced displacement and labour, detention, and other human rights violations of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang, China.
Private sector first approach intact in IDA20 replenishment despite CSO recommendations.
Joint letter to IFC chief executive officer raises questions on worker protections.
IFC’s investments in gig economy platform companies come under scrutiny
IFC accused of violation of performance standards after alleged retaliatory action against workers.
Early evidence suggests IMF programmes are maintaining long-term fiscal consolidation targets, while World Bank further continues Maximizing Finance for Development narrative amidst Covid-19 crisis.
World Bank's vision of the changing nature of work clashes with the feminist community, civil society, trade unions and international organisations.
Malaysian workers certify union of choice despite efforts of IFC-backed company.
BWP briefing explores IMF's labour market policies in the context of women in the informal economy and suggests they will not contribute to decreasing inequalities.