The International Finance Corporation praises the pulp and paper company Stora Enso as an industry leader in environmental and social standards, but questions about Stora Enso’s Dutch tax arrangement remain unresolved.
Financial transactions tax: IMF at odds with Europe
The IMF has put itself out of step with Europe on the issue of financial transaction taxes.
World Bank safeguard review and CSOs approaches in their engagement
Interaction between the Bank and CSOs on the approach paper through this panel provided an opportunity for the Bank and CSOs to highlight areas of importance and provide input about the direction of the safeguard review.
Europeans gather to assess global progressive strategies
Key European politicians, campaigners and officials met in Brussels to discuss bolder strategies for global governance. They discussed a report by former Danish Prime Minister Poul Rasmussen which recommends significant reducing the roles of the World Bank and IMF.