Category Archives for Human Rights

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…
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,…
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…
A FUTURE WITHOUT COAL: BANKING ON ASIA’S JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

A FUTURE WITHOUT COAL: BANKING ON ASIA’S JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

Fair Finance Asia’s latest study reveals continued growth in Asia’s coal sector even after the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015 due to financing by banks and investors operating in the region. In the…
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – A FUTURE WITHOUT COAL: BANKING ON ASIA’S JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – A FUTURE WITHOUT COAL: BANKING ON ASIA’S JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

This covers the key findings and recommendations of Fair Finance Asia’s new regional study which focuses on the role of the Asian financial sector in the region’s just energy transition. Overall, the Fair Finance Asia…
WHEN BIG BUSINESSES’ AND FARMERS’ INTERESTS COLLIDE: RAMPANT LAND CONVERSION IS SHRINKING FARMERS’ LANDS THREATENING FOOD SECURITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

WHEN BIG BUSINESSES’ AND FARMERS’ INTERESTS COLLIDE: RAMPANT LAND CONVERSION IS SHRINKING FARMERS’ LANDS THREATENING FOOD SECURITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

COVID-19 DEBT RELIEF MEASURES INSUFFICIENT, RETAIL BORROWERS SAID; FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ADVOCATES 6 MEASURES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEBT RELIEF

COVID-19 DEBT RELIEF MEASURES INSUFFICIENT, RETAIL BORROWERS SAID; FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ADVOCATES 6 MEASURES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEBT RELIEF

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS NEED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY IN ENSURING DUE DILIGENCE IN EXTRACTIVE SECTOR

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS NEED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY IN ENSURING DUE DILIGENCE IN EXTRACTIVE SECTOR

TIME TO TURN – THE STATE OF SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN ASIA: 2020

TIME TO TURN – THE STATE OF SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN ASIA: 2020

Time To Turn: 2020 Year in Review highlights the key progress and milestones of the Fair Finance Asia (FFA) network in 2020