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Promoting Environmental and Social Standards in the Financial Sector


  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $35,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2014–May 31, 2016
  • Location Sassenberg, Germany
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

Urgewald works to establish strong, binding environmental and social standards for international financial institutions and to garner ongoing public support for responsible and accountable public international financial institutions. To achieve these goals, the grantee undertakes research, education, and advocacy efforts with a global network of local communities, nongovernmental organizations, and other partners. This grant increase will expand the scope of their efforts to include the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the 2016 Asian Development Bank annual meeting to be held in Germany.