22 April 2010On April 21, 2010, Accountability Counsel sent a letter to the President of the World Bank requesting that funding for the World Bank’s Smallholder Agricultural Development Project (“SADP”) be suspended until admitted policy violations are corrected. Read more about our case in Papua New Guinea here.
6 April 2010Today Accountability Counsel and partners filed a complaint with the World Bank’s accountability mechanism, the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO), seeking redress for toxic oil spills that have caused human rights and environmental violations in Peru. Read more about our case in Peru here.
6 April 2010
Multinational Corporation’s Toxic Contamination in the Peruvian Amazon Harms Indigenous Communities with World Bank SupportToday, two indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon filed a complaint demanding accountability for toxic oil contamination of their land and rivers by Maple Energy plc, a multinational oil corporation. Members of the Shipibo-Konibo indigenous communities of Canaán de Cachiyacu and Nuevo Sucre have endured years of Maple’s contamination, including…
1 September 2009Natalie Bridgeman Fields was recognized internationally as one of fourteen 2009 Echoing Green Fellows for her groundbreaking social entrepreneurship.