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开发性银行环境与社会保障政策介绍

开发性银行环境与社会保障政策介绍
该短片介绍了多边开发银行环境与社会保障政策的基本概念,以及所涵盖的主要议题。开发性银行的环境与社会保障政策,故名思议,就是银行在整个贷款周期通过采取一系列措施,避免贷款项目对当地环境和社区造成负面影响......

2017-06-27 28

评论亚投行能源策略:关于“亚洲可持续能源议题说明”的讨论...

评论亚投行能源策略:关于“亚洲可持续能源议题说明”的讨论
我们欢迎亚投行决定公开能源议题说明以征求公众意见,并在亚投行网站上的“执行政策”一栏发布草稿文件。然而至今我们并不清楚最终产出——亚投行能源领域策略——是否能作为有约束力的执行政策。我们因此鼓励亚投行向公众解释政策制定的过程,也承诺将赋予执行政策约束力,用于筛选和选择申请贷款的项目。...

2016-12-30 27

【Devex】 For NGO leaders, safeguards can make or break AIIB...

【Devex】 For NGO leaders, safeguards can make or break AIIB, BRICS bank
From left to right: IREX President Kristin M. Lord, OxfamInternational Executive Director Winnie Byanyima, Columbia University’s EarthInstitute Director Jeffrey Sachs and Global Water Partnership Chair UrsulaSchaefer-Preuss. Photo from various sources.

2016-08-11 21

Infrastructure lending must be based on environmental and so...

Infrastructure lending must be based on environmental and social safeguards
Development banks are gearing up for increasedinfrastructure financing to support the drive for stronger economic growth.That’s good news for narrowing the chronic gaps in energy and transport holdingback growth in many economies. But, unless accompanied by protectivesafeguards, these projects risk...

2016-08-06 18

AIIB Financing Development in Asia

AIIB Financing Development in Asia
African ConferenceCommemoration Summit in Jakarta, the Indonesian president in his openingaddress put the record straight that "The view that the world economicproblems can only be solved by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund,and the Asian Development Bank is an out-dated view." One can...

2016-08-06 9

Meaning of AIIB's eco-social framework

Meaning of AIIB's eco-social framework
To make sure the ESF is effective, the AIIB needs to develop strong guidance, have the necessary resources, and put in place the proper incentives both for staff and borrowers. This will guarantee that this policy is implemented as well as possible.

2016-03-26 2

AIIB Now Comes the Hard Part

AIIB Now Comes the Hard Part
Last month the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)filled its senior management roles, following news reports of Chinese concernsabout the qualifications of the candidate put forward by the United Kingdom.Getting through this political minefield with a respectable slate of Asiantechnocrats an...

2016-02-18 5

How the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank Can Lead on Ener...

How the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank Can Lead on Energy Efficiency
The newest multilateral development bank on the block — newer, in fact, than the New Development Bank created by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) — AIIB is a response to old-guard development intuitions such as the World Bank and is China’s most ambitious attempt to help mee...

2016-01-19 1

【Ulu Foundation】Notes on ADB Safeguards in the Context of ...

【Ulu Foundation】Notes on ADB Safeguards in the Context of the AIIB’s Draft ESF
Not only is it important for the AIIB to take a leadership role and develop safeguards that provide substantially more robust protections than those of other multilateral development banks, but it is also of vital importance to ensure that the proposed AIIB safeguards are no weaker than those of oth...

2015-11-01 21

【 Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council】Commen...

【 Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council】Comments on the Draft Enviro
This document expresses the views and observations of the above mentioned Special Procedures mandate holders on the draft Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the three environmental and social standards (EES) it includes.

2015-10-26 5

【EarthRights International】Comments on the Draft AIIB ESF...

【EarthRights International】Comments on the Draft AIIB ESF
Below follows a set of general comments on the draft ESF, comments on the consultative process, and specific subject-area comments. Key areas of concern highlighted in our comments are: (1) public participation; (2) project categorization, appraisals and approvals; (3) country and corporate Systems;...

2015-10-23 2

【国际特赦组织】国际特赦组织关于亚投行草案的建议...

【国际特赦组织】国际特赦组织关于亚投行草案的建议
尽管亚投行草案中有值得肯定的地方,国际特赦组织仍然对草案部分内容表示忧虑,尤其是在以下几个方面:政策中存在大量漏洞以及一些免除银行责任的条款;草案中的一些用语容易引起误解或自相矛盾;草案中的一些重大缺陷如果不加以弥补可能削弱政策的整体威慑力。这些政策弱点带来的风险是,亚投行将对可能导致负面人权影响的...

2015-10-23 41

【国际环境法中心】亚投行必须确保制定强有力的问责机制...

【国际环境法中心】亚投行必须确保制定强有力的问责机制
在确保以负责任的方式进行基础设施投资的过程中,申诉机制可以发挥很重要的作用。申诉机制作为国际金融机构减少有害风险,缓释有害影响的一种途径,避免对其投资或执行项目的可持续性造成负面影响。一个有效运作的申诉机制,可以为其可能存在的系统性问题提供有价值的反馈,并指出为改善项目管理和执行所需要的改变。...

2015-10-23 27

【银行信息中心】亚投行应该尽量减少对燃煤电厂的支持...

【银行信息中心】亚投行应该尽量减少对燃煤电厂的支持
亚投行应该尽量减少对燃煤电厂的支持高碳排放项目的公共融资常常与全球发展目标(包括2℃温控目标[1])相违背,越来越多的人已对此达成共识。近年来,一些国际金融机构和国家政府已经认识到,投资燃煤电厂与它们的发......

2015-10-22 2

【香港乐施会】对亚投行《框架》草案建议

【香港乐施会】对亚投行《框架》草案建议
一直以来,环境与社会保障政策都被投资者视为风险规避手段。但是,越来越多的人开始认识到,良好的环境和社会保障措施是确保投资成功和长期可持续项目产出的关键。乐施会鼓励亚投行在支持长期项目时,着重考虑环境和社会保障政策带来的好处。...

2015-10-05 31

【Ulu Foundation】The Risks of Client Self-assessment, Self-...

【Ulu Foundation】The Risks of Client Self-assessment, Self-monitoring, and Self-r
The new draft environmental and social frameworks at both the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (the latter is scheduled to become operational in early 2016) now feature an over reliance on client self-regulation, self-assessment, self-monitoring and self-reporting.

2015-09-26 3

【绿色流域】亚投行环境和社会保障政策的高标准如何体现?...

【绿色流域】亚投行环境和社会保障政策的高标准如何体现?
较之亚投行筹备之初媒体铺天盖地的报道,亚投行最近发布的《环境和社会保障框架》以及启动的磋商程序似乎过于静悄悄了,国内媒体和智库集体静默。但低调难以避开一些热心人士的关注,主要关注焦点,一是磋商程序,二是实质内容,而不论从哪方面看,似乎都不足以体现亚投行一直对外承诺的环境和社会保障政策的高标准。...

2015-09-16 8