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Press Release: Asian Civil Society Networks Raise Critical Questions and Concerns in New Report About the ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism

Press Release: Asian Civil Society Networks Raise Critical Questions and Concerns in New Report About the ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia and MANILA, Philippines, January 26, 2023 – Fair Finance Asia (FFA) and NGO Forum on ADB (the Forum) have released a new report, “The Asian Development Bank’s Energy Transition Mechanism: Emerging Social,…
Fair Finance Asia and the NGO Forum on ADB Jointly Launch a Report on the Asian Development Bank’s Energy Transition Mechanism

Fair Finance Asia and the NGO Forum on ADB Jointly Launch a Report on the Asian Development Bank’s Energy Transition Mechanism

On January 26, 2023, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) and NGO Forum on ADB (the Forum) launched a new report, “The Asian Development Bank’s Energy Transition Mechanism: Emerging Social, Environmental and Rights-Based Considerations.” The report raises…
Press Release: Asia Needs Just Energy Transition, Not ‘Energy Addition,’ says Fair Finance Asia Study

Press Release: Asia Needs Just Energy Transition, Not ‘Energy Addition,’ says Fair Finance Asia Study

BANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 8, 2022 – Fair Finance Asia (FFA), in collaboration with Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and research partners Profundo and Strategia Development Research Institute (SDRI), have launched a new report, “Financing the Just…
Fair Finance Asia and Stockholm Environment Institute jointly launch Financing the Just Energy Transition in Asia

Fair Finance Asia and Stockholm Environment Institute jointly launch Financing the Just Energy Transition in Asia

FFA-SEI’s report, "Financing the Just Transition: Powering Asia’s Sustainable Energy Future,” (research partners: Profundo and Strategia Development Research Institute) provides new data on Asia’s readiness not only to shift from fossil fuels to renewables, but…
Fair Finance Pakistan – Campaign to “Cancel the Debt for People of Pakistan”

Fair Finance Pakistan – Campaign to “Cancel the Debt for People of Pakistan”

UPCOMING EVENT: C20 2022 TAXATION AND SUSTAINABLE WORKING GROUP SESSION, “THE ROLES OF G20 AND THE FINANCIAL SECTOR IN CLIMATE CHANGE AND JUST ENERGY TRANSITION”

UPCOMING EVENT: C20 2022 TAXATION AND SUSTAINABLE WORKING GROUP SESSION, “THE ROLES OF G20 AND THE FINANCIAL SECTOR IN CLIMATE CHANGE AND JUST ENERGY TRANSITION”

A roundtable discussion with stakeholders from the C20 working groups, civil society organizations, and academia will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 11:00-13:00 Bali Time (GMT+8) at Sawangan 4 Room, Hilton Hotel, Bali,…
Aligning sustainability goals through the new Philippines sustainable finance guiding principles

Aligning sustainability goals through the new Philippines sustainable finance guiding principles

Last October 2021, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSPs) launched the Philippine Sustainable Finance Guiding Principles, another formative document for the country’s budding sustainable finance movement. The principles, a guidepost for sustainable economic activities in…
SUSTAINABLE FINANCE TAXONOMY: A GUIDEBOOK FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE TAXONOMY: A GUIDEBOOK FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS

One of the policy initiatives to accelerate action towards the Paris Agreement or the UN Sustainable Development Goals is through the development of a taxonomy that clearly defines what contributing activities, projects, or companies need…
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – ASIAN WEB 2021 – TRACKING REGIONAL FINANCIAL FLOWS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – ASIAN WEB 2021 – TRACKING REGIONAL FINANCIAL FLOWS

Fair Finance Asia’s (FFA) updated study, Asian Web 2021 – Tracking Regional Financial Flows, identified and analyzed financial flows across FFA countries, with a focus on five high risk sectors – agriculture, fossil fuel extraction (oil…
HARVESTING INEQUALITY – THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS’ INVESTMENTS IN ASIA’S AGRIBUSINESSES

HARVESTING INEQUALITY – THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS’ INVESTMENTS IN ASIA’S AGRIBUSINESSES

Fair Finance Asia’s latest study reveals that gender equality is the most ignored issue by financial institutions enabling over 100 of the biggest Asian agricultural conglomerates that employ thousands of Asian women majorly as informal…