Bribery involved in the coal-fired power plant project that Japan finances in Cirebon, Indonesia
One of the contractors for the project that the Japan Bank for International Cooperation finances has admitted to bribing the local regent. JBIC must suspend its loan disbursement and conduct a through investigation into the public money use!
How do Japanese banks compare to the rest of the world on coal finance?
Japanese banks need to do better by ruling out all coal power, without loopholes.
Tell Japan to show climate leadership at the G20 Summit
The summit is an opportunity for Japan to show climate leadership by stopping any new finance for coal development and rapidly shifting investment to renewable energy.
Asian insurers need to embrace the low-carbon transition
Insurance companies are particularly exposed to the risks of climate change.
Sumitomo-sponsored coal plant in Vietnam would cause 1,900 premature deaths
This Sumitomo-sponsored plant uses outdated, highly polluting technology, producing up to nine times more pollutants than the average new coal power plant in Japan, Korea or China.