Category Archives for Transparency & Accountability

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…
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…
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,…
PITFALLS OF RESTORING ENERGY SECURITY WITH COAL POWER PLANTS IN PAKISTAN

PITFALLS OF RESTORING ENERGY SECURITY WITH COAL POWER PLANTS IN PAKISTAN

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…
MAPPING GARMENT INDUSTRY FUNDING IN INDIA – AN ANALYSIS OF THE ESG REPORTING OF BANKS

MAPPING GARMENT INDUSTRY FUNDING IN INDIA – AN ANALYSIS OF THE ESG REPORTING OF BANKS

POLICY BRIEF ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA) COMPLIANCE IN CAMBODIAN FINANCE AND BANKING

POLICY BRIEF ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA) COMPLIANCE IN CAMBODIAN FINANCE AND BANKING