Category Archives for Human Rights

Fair Finance Asia Launches Report on Enhancing Sustainable Finance in Mekong Hydropower

Fair Finance Asia Launches Report on Enhancing Sustainable Finance in Mekong Hydropower

Fair Finance Asia (2024, March), Enhancing Sustainable Finance in Mekong Hydropower: Challenges, Opportunities, and Ways Forward.  On March 14, 2024, Fair Finance Asia (FFA), in collaboration with research partner, Profundo, launched a new report urging…
Opinion: Gender justice must be at the heart of Asia’s energy transition

Opinion: Gender justice must be at the heart of Asia’s energy transition

The women of Hilabaan Island in Dolores, Eastern Samar, Philippines have taken the lead in the maintenance of solar systems in their community (Photo: Oxfam Pilipinas)  In the pursuit of a just energy transition, it…
FFA’s Joint Side Event Alongside the 11th APFSD

FFA’s Joint Side Event Alongside the 11th APFSD

Click to join online On February 22, 2024, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) jointly with United Nations (UN) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Regional Office for South East Asia, Food and Agriculture…
FFA Co-Hosts Session at the 12th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

FFA Co-Hosts Session at the 12th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

TO WATCH THE LIVESTREAM, CLICK HERE. Background  On November 27, 2023, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) together with the Australian Human Rights Institute UNSW Sydney, Business and Human Rights Centre University of Geneva, Permanent Mission of…
Press Release: Sustainable Finance is Key to Advancing Gender Equality in ASEAN’s Agriculture Sector, Fair Finance Asia Says

Press Release: Sustainable Finance is Key to Advancing Gender Equality in ASEAN’s Agriculture Sector, Fair Finance Asia Says

Women workers and smallholder farmers contribute immensely to ASEAN’s agriculture sector, despite continuing to face significant gender inequalities and injustices (Photo: Oxfam in Cambodia) BALI, Indonesia, August 22, 2023 – Fair Finance Asia (FFA) and…
FFA and GRAISEA Launch New Policy Brief Calling for Gender Transformation and HRDD in ASEAN’S Agriculture Sector

FFA and GRAISEA Launch New Policy Brief Calling for Gender Transformation and HRDD in ASEAN’S Agriculture Sector

Women workers and smallholder farmers contribute immensely to ASEAN’s agriculture sector, despite continuing to face significant gender inequalities and injustices (Photo: Oxfam in Cambodia) On August 21, 2023, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) and Gender Transformative…
Fair Finance Asia Co-Hosts Side Event Alongside the Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

Fair Finance Asia Co-Hosts Side Event Alongside the Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

Click here to register for online participation On August 21, Fair Finance Asia (FFA), PRAKARSA, ResponsiBank Indonesia, and Oxfam in Asia will host a side event alongside the Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business (IB) Summit in…
FFA’s Joint Side Session at the 5th UN Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum

FFA’s Joint Side Session at the 5th UN Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum

To join the Zoom livestream, click here. On June 6, 2023, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) and the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) will conduct a Side Session at the 5th United Nations Responsible Business and Human…
T20 India Launches SEI and FFA Joint Policy Brief on Achieving a Just Energy Transition

T20 India Launches SEI and FFA Joint Policy Brief on Achieving a Just Energy Transition

On May 16, 2023, Think20 (T20), an official Engagement Group of the G20, published a policy brief submitted by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Fair Finance Asia (FFA), titled, “Achieving a Just Energy Transition in…
FFA’s Discussion Guide on the ADB’s ETM

FFA’s Discussion Guide on the ADB’s ETM

On May 4, 2023, Fair Finance Asia (FFA) launched a discussion guide on the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) alongside the 56th ADB Annual Meeting (ADB AGM). This guide is based on…