Faulty impact review should halt Vung Ang 2 coal power plant in Vietnam
Experts have found key aspects of the updated Environmental and Social Impact Assessment report on the planned Vung Ang 2 coal power station in Vietnam do not meet internationally accepted standards for evaluating potential environmental impacts of the project. These issues will create significant environmental harm and public health impacts for communities in Vietnam.
International Petition: Japan Must Not Support Vung Ang 2 Coal Power Plant in Vietnam
Japanese environmental NGOs submitted a petition for the cancellation of the Vung Ang 2 Coal-fired Power Generation Project in Vietnam to the Japanese public and private sectors. The petition was signed by 127 organizations from more than 40 countries and regions.
Kiko Network set to proceed with shareholder proposal
Kiko Network submitted a shareholder resolution to the Mizuho requesting that it disclose in its annual reporting a plan outlining the Group’s management strategy to align its investments with the goals of the Paris Agreement, as recommended by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
Sayonara Coal by Mizuho, JBIC, and what is next?
Here are five reasons to be optimistic of Japan's saying goodbye to coal.
International Coalition Welcomes JBIC’s Signal to End Overseas Coal Finance – Japan Urged to Reject Financing for Coal Projects Under Consideration
The No Coal Japan coalition welcomes the remarks by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Governor Tadashi Maeda that it “will no longer accept loan applications for coal-fired power generation projects.”