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Advancing and Protecting Sustainability Standards in Development Finance

Friends of the Earth

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $35,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2013–March 31, 2015
  • 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 based in 70 countries. Through this project, the grantee will work to advance environmental and social safeguards of key international development finance institutions; and ensure that financing for low-carbon development in developing countries (known as climate finance) is adequate, democratically governed, and adheres to high environmental and social standards. This increase will provide additional staff capacity to address the World Bank safeguard review and United Nations climate finance discussions.