Lessons learnt through the external review of the IFC’s environmental and social accountability
... (CAO) has received 231 complaints related to projects of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the ... private sector clarify E&S accountability for financial intermediaries and ensure their E&S performance strengthen ... Climate Fund (GCF) and the Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM), particularly due to the similarities in the funding ...Article > Opinion
Sexual Harassment: Lessons from Two World Bank Projects
The Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM) recently submitted its first Advisory Report , together ... Sexual Harassment in Ugandan Road Project In the shadow of a World Bank road development project in Uganda, a road ... with minors.” The Inspection Panel was not able to confirm the number of cases of child sexual abuse connected to ...Article > News
A virtual gathering of Grievance Redress and Accountability practitioners
... a remedy or have their problems solved. At the recent soft launch of the Grievance Redress and Accountability ... To respond to these demands, the GRAM partners ( GCF IRM , the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank’s ... of the GRAM community of practice is available in the IRM’s previous blog . A virtual gathering of Grievance ...Article > News
From Proposals to Complaints, Participatory Monitoring is Essential
In the early 2000s, members of local farming communities in Cajamarca, Peru raised a red ... informative approach, and which are often used to simply affirm a limited view of the project from the company ... used within any high-impact development project. For the IRM and the GCF at large, participatory monitoring holds ...Article > Opinion
If projects shape community relations, then how should we shape projects?
Amara is appointed as the manager of a newly approved project in country X, which is a country ... Mechanisms (GRMs) like the Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM) of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Given the importance ... grievances at a level closer to the project. It is also the IRM’s mandate to build the capacity of this wide ...Article > News
Accessing Redress: Public interest law organizations, communities and grievance redress mechanisms
... more than “blah, blah”. History will judge the impact of this agreement. One thing though is clear. More funding ... for developing countries for climate change projects. Much of those funds will flow through international and national ... Mechanisms (GRMs) come in. Much has been written on the IRM web page about GRMs, suffice it to say they are set up ...Article > News
Land acquisition and involuntary resettlement. Lessons from the GRAM Community of Practice.
... a license to operate commercial ventures. With the support of Oxfam UK, the two communities filed a complaint with the ... of the complications was that the IFC had invested in an intermediary institution which had then in turn invested in ... PROPARCO and FMO) and Dr. Lalanath de Silva, Head of the IRM , shared a compliance review example from Cambodia. The ...Article > News
A push for corporate sustainability in the EU
... address the negative human rights and environmental impacts of the operations of EU companies and their subsidiaries and value chains. The ... view the 2021 webinars on the GRAM Partnership page of the IRM website. Similar events focusing on individual ...Article > News
The need for private sector accountability mechanisms and beyond: "A canary in the coal mine"
... John Ruggie. The framework essentially laid out a set of house rules for the nexus between human rights and ... IFIs have also begun to increasingly rely on financial intermediaries or in the case of the Green Climate Fund, ... on the first generation of grievance mechanisms such as the IRM, the Social and Environmental Compliance Unit (SECU) (of ...Article > Opinion
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