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Advancing Sustainability in Development Finance

Friends of the Earth

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $300,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2009–March 31, 2011
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

Friends of the Earth is the United States affiliate of an international network of environmental organizations in 70 countries. Through this project, the grantee works to effectively respond to the environmental and social impacts of international development finance and monitor climate change and energy-related financing to ensure that they safeguard the environment and benefit the poor. During this grant period, Friends of the Earth will monitor the policies and activities of key players in development finance, especially with respect to resource extraction projects around the world; advocate for responsible international climate-related financing and technology; and monitor the World Bank’s climate change initiatives.