Facing unclear legal risks following a U.S. court ruling, the World Bank Group has delayed releasing an internal probe into a doomed Guatemalan dam project.
The World Bank has vowed to be a leader in the global fight against climate change, but it continues to favor fossil fuels over renewable energy when it comes to lending.
Two impoverished communities, continents apart, are at the forefront of a historic fight to determine the level of immunity from lawsuits that international organizations can rely upon when development causes harm.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling could also open other American-based international organizations to lawsuits over financing overseas development.
A fishing community, who believe their livelihoods were damaged by pollution from an IFC-supported coal power plant, is attempting to sue the World Bank’s finance arm in the U.S.
The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant.
ICIJ’s reporter Sasha Chavkin takes you behind the scenes of the Evicted and Abandoned investigation in a podcast by ProPublica.
A new lawsuit alleges that the IFC aided a campaign of terror against peasants in Honduras who tried to block a palm oil company’s expansion.
Evicted and Abandoned has been named an Oakes Award finalist, marking the 11th time the project has been recognized by journalism prizes.
ICIJ analyzes five of the most significant changes to the bank’s social and environmental protection policies amid criticism from activists.