MAC: Mines and Communities

Introduction to Money Page

Money may make the world go round, but as billions of people know to their cost it can also irrevocably distort viable economies and destroy lives.

Never more so than since the "financial nuclear winter" of 2008, fall-out from which is still very much with us.

These unprecedented (but  not unpredictable) events adversely impacted the mining industry and its workers more than almost every other.  It has still not "recovered" - and may never again attract the degree of investment it did a decade ago.

But "expert" opinion continues to widely differ on just what the future holds.  The nature and direction of the money directed at the minerals sector has certainly changed over the past four years.

Nontheless, most of the private investment  banks, insurers, government and multilateral agencies that placed their faith in mining before 2008 continue doing so.

Through this page, we aim to deepen awareness of who these money-makers are and how they operate.

If you click on the name of your own bank or insurance company you'll discover some of the companies or projects they're backing.

We also urge you to access a major piece of ongoing research, funded by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, that explains how mine finance works, along with a growing data-base of hundreds of funders and companies.

Go to: http://moneytometal.org. (There's also a Spanish version of the research on our site, last updated in April 2008).

We want this part of our site to be a collaborative effort. Feel free to send additional data (or corrections) by emailing us at : info@minesandcommunities.org Thank you!

And - if you're into blogging, why not visit the "From Money to Metal" blog? It's at: http://mining.boellblog.org/

 

ABN Amro

2010-11-01 Conflict diamonds set to enrich Zimbabwe's old guard
2009-10-26 UK Treasury taken to court for RBS loans to Vedanta Resources
2007-03-25 South Asia update
2007-03-23 US Update

ABP Pension Fund

2009-06-08 Exposing Freeport's shame

Alliance Trust

2015-11-28 Are we heading for another COP-out?
2007-08-04 Vedanta update
2007-03-25 South Asia update

Amaranth Advisors

2007-10-21 A Hedge Too Far
2007-08-04 Vedanta update
2007-04-21 US Update
2007-03-23 US Update
2007-02-14 US update
2007-02-13 Asia-Pacific update
2006-12-15 US Update

Anthion

2012-07-24 The strange case of a hedge fund and the mining company

ANZ

2011-05-30 Thumbs up - and down - for global coal
2010-03-18 Two miners among "worst" transationals operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand
2008-09-11 Don't bank on this project! - Philippine groups
2008-09-02 Philippines: Groups urge international banks: Stop Funding Destructive Mining Projects
2007-04-21 US Update
2006-12-15 US Update

Asia Development Bank

2015-11-26 UN Forum shares experiences of extractive industries and human rights
2014-05-06 Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Workshop Declaration on Extractives
2014-01-24 Asian Development Bank to Investigate Tata Mundra
2012-07-11 Eminent Indian panel finds Tata Mundra poses high social, environmental, economic risks
2012-06-19 Sierra Club India: Tata Mundra Breaks Coal's 'Contract'
2012-06-05 Clash intensifies over cost, impacts of giant Indian coal-fired power plant
2012-02-20 World Bank/IFC gets hauled over the Indian coals
2010-04-18 Lafarge accused of turning Indian forest into "rocky wasteland"
2009-03-11 ADB: Chico, Agno forest aid futile as mine applications blanket Cordillera

Auro Investments Ltd

2010-11-08 Hunger Strikers Get Non-Committal Response on Mine, Costa Rica
2010-04-24 Crucitas, Costa Rica: March Against Gold Mine Exploitation
2008-10-21 Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans demand halt to mine project backed by Nobel prize winner

Aviva Investors

2012-09-04 Vedanta Resources holds its 2012 AGM
2011-08-01 Vedanta thrashed, as board clashes with shareholders
2011-07-25 Vedanta set for rough ride as shareholders hover

Bank of America

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-06-14 A last gasp for coal?
2015-05-25 A very mixed climate for change
2015-05-05 Coal financing under further scrutiny as funds divest
2014-05-10 Pressure mounts on investors in coal
2013-12-29 Guinea's Simandou battle: Beny Steinmetz cries foul
2013-11-17 A climate for coal
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2008-12-22 Mountain top coal removal - is Bank's new policy merely a ploy?
2008-12-09 Bush burns and wastes - right up to the wire
2007-05-18 China Update
2007-04-25 Vedanta update

Bank of Baroda

2007-12-17 Norway's oil riches and the Dongria Kondh
2007-11-12 Norwegian government indicts Vedanta as "grossly unethical"
2007-07-23 Pension fund stake in Barrick Gold spurs controversy
2007-04-25 Vedanta update

Bank of China

2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2008-11-24 Peru: China bank agrees $2 bln mine loan to Chinalco - Banco chino financiará proyecto Toromocho de Chinalco en Perú
2007-05-18 China Update
2006-12-15 US Update

Bank of India

2007-07-23 Pension fund stake in Barrick Gold spurs controversy
2007-02-13 Asia-Pacific update

Barclays Capital

2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2012-03-27 Fears of China: a summing-up
2012-02-07 Public Eye award singles out mining company Vale, Barclays
2011-03-28 Miners go for gold - but investors shun the glittering prizes
2011-01-10 DRC wikileak reveals a uranium scandal
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain
2007-12-29 Vedanta rebuffed - again
2007-04-21 US Update
2007-03-23 US Update
2007-02-14 US update
2006-12-15 US Update

Barclays Plc

2015-09-14 London Calling in on the LIBOR scandal
2015-04-08 Barclays cuts ties with mountaintop removal coal, says MTR will be "phased out" soon
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-04-17 Report Finds Top Banks Moving Away From Coal
2013-10-03 Stop the coal boom destroying Borneo rainforests - groups
2013-06-03 Vedanta Resources announces US$1.7 billion bond offering
2013-05-07 London Calling on the Zimbabwe-UK asbestos scandal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2009-09-27 London Calling the shots on Vedanta - and some British banks
2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back
2007-02-13 Asia-Pacific update

BHF Bank

2007-09-10 US update
2007-02-13 Asia-Pacific update

Blackrock Gold & General Fund

2013-11-18 UK-listed company fined US$2.5 million for chromium injuries
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2013-01-21 London Calling on a looming, copper-bottomed, threat
2012-07-24 The strange case of a hedge fund and the mining company
2012-06-19 The Indonesian mining scandal at the heart of UK capital
2012-05-29 London put on its metal, flagrant manipulation exposed
2011-01-25 The Market's on its metal
2011-01-10 As storm clouds break, London Calling gets biblical

Blackstone Group

2011-05-24 Glencore: the monster has landed!
2008-02-25 Brazil's biggest dam project under fire
2007-09-10 US update

BMO Capital Markets

2009-09-22 United front damns Quebec's biggest proposed open-pit mine
2008-02-25 Brazil's biggest dam project under fire
2008-01-25 London Calling muses on the latest bout of mining's merger mania

BNDES

2008-11-17 Brazilian Dev't Bank approves $645 mln in financing for mining giant
2008-03-10 Opposition grows over planned Banghadesh coal mine
2008-01-25 London Calling muses on the latest bout of mining's merger mania
2008-01-09 Phulbari mine still on cards in Bangladesh despite massive continuing protests
2007-03-25 South Asia update

BNP Paribas

2016-06-20 Coal: investment - and resistance
2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-06-14 A last gasp for coal?
2015-05-25 A very mixed climate for change
2015-05-05 Coal financing under further scrutiny as funds divest
2014-01-24 Asian Development Bank to Investigate Tata Mundra
2013-12-10 Report on multinationals making profits at the expense of human rights
2013-05-21 Protests over bank investment in coal
2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2011-05-17 Silver, an Epic Rise and Fall
2010-04-08 Trafigura penetrates further into Peru
2008-10-21 Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans demand halt to mine project backed by Nobel prize winner
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain

Bradesco Bank

2007-09-10 US update
2007-03-25 South Asia update

Calyon

2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps

Canada Pension Plan

2016-02-04 Shareholders pressing big miners on climate change disclosure
2014-06-03 Permanent Peoples' Tribunal: Verdict on the Canadian Mining Industry in Latin America
2013-07-22 Canadian Pension Plan Divests from Excellon Resources
2011-05-17 Patagonian Hydroelectric Project Approval Spurs Protests in Chile
2009-09-29 Canada's public takes on the public over proposed massive mine
2007-09-10 US update

Canadian Export Development Corporation (EDC)

2014-06-03 Permanent Peoples' Tribunal: Verdict on the Canadian Mining Industry in Latin America
2010-10-10 Canada: Taxpayers, Unions, outraged at $1 billion loan to Vale

Capital Group of Companies Inc

2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back
2007-09-10 US update
2007-05-19 Saved in the time of Nik?

Celfin Capital

2007-08-30 Rio Tinto on verge of becoming aluminium supremo
2007-05-28 China Update
2007-05-19 Saved in the time of Nik?
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network

Chexim

2007-11-08 A bid for front-line command in Africa
2007-05-19 Saved in the time of Nik?
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network

China Development Bank

2014-08-24 Bumi's deadly coal at Kaltim Prima
2008-01-18 Big banker withdraws finance from Indonesian mine
2007-07-22 Simply not cricket: UK plays in the DR Congo
2007-05-19 Saved in the time of Nik?

China Exim Bank

2011-06-07 All roads lead back to China
2009-03-16 Advancing China Fair? New perspectives on world's biggest mining deal
2009-01-13 Gabonese group challenges Chinese bank over major mine project

China Investment Corp.

2014-08-24 Bumi's deadly coal at Kaltim Prima
2011-05-24 Glencore: the monster has landed!
2010-08-30 Dark Materials: the consequences of clinging to coal
2010-06-26 Mongolia's mineral extraction dilemma intensifies
2010-05-01 Mongolian NGOs appeal to UN over Oyu Tolgoi
2010-01-19 Could spate of mine takeovers signal a bright new mining year?
2009-07-20 The Chinese are coming - but perhaps not where you might expect
2008-01-18 Big banker withdraws finance from Indonesian mine
2007-12-07 Philippines Update
2007-11-11 China buys into Rio Tinto
2007-05-28 China Update

CIBC Word Markets

2008-11-10 Mining and the Economic Crisis in Canada
2007-05-28 China Update
2007-04-24 Philippines update
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network
2007-03-18 It ain't no tea party: London Calling on Tata's European entwinement
2007-02-17 Philippines update
2007-02-09 Philippines update

Citibank

2014-10-30 'Record year' for bank coal financing as latest UN climate warning looms
2013-11-17 A climate for coal
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory
2010-12-13 Rio Tinto battles for new copper, gold and coal
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain
2007-11-05 Undermining Zambia's development
2007-02-09 Philippines update

Citigroup

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-10-07 Citigroup Takes a Step Away From Banking Coal
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-04-17 Report Finds Top Banks Moving Away From Coal
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2013-01-21 The Curious Case of the Canadian hedge funder and his bid for Deep Sea Control
2011-08-08 Nuclear: too hot to handle
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps
2008-12-09 Bush burns and wastes - right up to the wire
2008-03-10 Opposition grows over planned Banghadesh coal mine
2008-01-09 Phulbari mine still on cards in Bangladesh despite massive continuing protests
2007-11-05 Undermining Zambia's development
2007-03-25 South Asia update

Commonwealth and National Australia Bank

2015-08-11 Major UK bank ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier Reef
2015-08-06 Double blow for Adani's Carmichael mine in Australia
2011-05-30 Thumbs up - and down - for global coal

Constellation Capital Management

2008-12-30 Philippines - putting another nickel in?

Cormark Securities

2008-11-10 Mining and the Economic Crisis in Canada

Crédit Agricole

2016-08-03 Coal: globally, pressures mount
2016-06-20 Coal: investment - and resistance
2016-04-29 Is coal now a zombie industry?
2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-11-03 Green Climate Fund under pressure to shun HSBC and Credit Agricole
2015-10-05 Crédit Agricole announces new coal power policy
2015-06-14 A last gasp for coal?
2015-05-25 A very mixed climate for change
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2013-05-21 Protests over bank investment in coal
2012-05-29 Don't Bank on Coal, demand European NGOs

Credit Suisse

2016-06-20 Coal: investment - and resistance
2014-12-24 Philippines: The people of Mindanao speak out against mining
2014-08-24 Bumi's deadly coal at Kaltim Prima
2013-12-10 Report on multinationals making profits at the expense of human rights
2012-11-25 Shaping modern mining: what's at stake?
2012-11-11 Surely asbestos mining is now on the way out?
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps
2008-10-27 London Calling: no boundaries for Edmonds?
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma
2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back
2007-06-04 The Economist warns of dangers ahead for Zijin in Peru
2007-03-25 South Asia update

Cyrus Capital Partners

2008-01-18 Big banker withdraws finance from Indonesian mine
2007-06-04 The Economist warns of dangers ahead for Zijin in Peru

Dankse Bank

2010-08-30 A famous battle is won - now to end the war!

Deutsche Bank

2016-08-03 Coal: globally, pressures mount
2016-03-16 "Coal is dead in the ground!"
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-08-24 Bumi's deadly coal at Kaltim Prima
2014-08-15 Australia's biggest-ever mine is close to fruition
2014-06-24 Australia: What's the point in Abbot Point?
2014-02-15 Goldman puts 'for sale' sign on Iran's old uranium supplier
2013-12-10 Report on multinationals making profits at the expense of human rights
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2010-06-11 London Calling warns against "costing" mining's socio-environmental destruction
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps
2009-01-26 Indonesia: the madness or mendacity of Merukh?
2008-02-01 Uranium scandal hits the Clintons
2008-01-18 Big banker withdraws finance from Indonesian mine

Electrum Strategic Holdings LLC

2008-12-15 Romanian campaigners chalk up final victory

Enya Holdings BV

2009-07-20 The Chinese are coming - but perhaps not where you might expect

Ethical Funds

2009-05-18 Barrick at the barricades

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

2015-09-06 European Bank launches investigation into Mongolian iron ore mine
2015-03-10 The impact of mining on Mongolian herders
2014-04-01 Germany steps into finance coal as others withdraw
2014-03-26 Can there be "responsible mining" in Armenia?
2013-07-28 Mitigating Coal: a few steps forward, many steps back...
2013-07-09 Mongolian herders submit complaint to European public bank
2012-11-05 EBRD's new mining policy slammed by Bank Watch
2012-10-23 Mongolian herders complain against Rio Tinto over Oyu Tolgoi mines
2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2012-05-29 Don't Bank on Coal, demand European NGOs
2012-02-07 EBRD: Rushing into gold can leave people behind, says reports

European Investment Bank (EIB)

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-03-21 EU bank's alleged lack of transparency 'like something out of a Le Carré novel'
2014-04-01 Germany steps into finance coal as others withdraw
2013-12-10 Report on multinationals making profits at the expense of human rights
2013-01-07 Are we all going to climate hell in a handcart?
2012-04-24 Wikileaks expose Nevsun's Eritrean ploys
2011-06-13 EIB halts Glencore lending on governance concerns

Exploram Enterprises Ltd

2010-11-08 Hunger Strikers Get Non-Committal Response on Mine, Costa Rica
2010-04-24 Crucitas, Costa Rica: March Against Gold Mine Exploitation
2008-10-21 Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans demand halt to mine project backed by Nobel prize winner

Export Development Canada (EDC)

2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2012-08-13 Pascua Lama mine: What Barrick didn't say
2012-03-27 Barrick Gold fails to obtain financing for Pascua Lama

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC)

2014-03-19 BHP and Rio Tinto to be lent $100 million by government body

Farallon Capital Management

2014-06-09 The chequered history of an unlikely anti-coal "hero"

Fidelity International

2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back

First Merchant Bank

2013-05-07 London Calling on the Zimbabwe-UK asbestos scandal

First Metro Invgestment Corp

2009-01-26 Philippines - putting a "spin" on bad mining news

Fortress Investment Group

2011-05-24 Glencore: the monster has landed!

Fullbloom Investment Corp

2009-07-20 The Chinese are coming - but perhaps not where you might expect

Gallagher Holdings Ltd

2008-09-29 Global finance crisis hits mine projects in Peru

GE Capital

2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory

Goldman Sachs

2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-04-28 Och-Ziff, Mugabe's "Bagmen" and the underpricing of African assets
2014-02-15 Goldman puts 'for sale' sign on Iran's old uranium supplier
2013-07-29 How money from a US Hedge Fund and a British Mining Company kept Mugabe in power
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2013-03-11 London Calling takes on gold bulls, bears, bullion and bullies
2012-06-12 Plundering Aotearoa/New Zealand
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2011-05-24 Glencore: the monster has landed!
2011-05-17 Greedy Glencore doesn't plan to change its ways
2010-03-02 Climate Change's Secret Finance Weapon
2009-09-27 Culprit company announces huge expansion of Goa mines
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain

Hatch Corporate Finance

2008-09-29 Will China and Chile clasp iron hands?

HSBC

2016-04-24 HSBC AGM shines light on human rights abuses
2015-11-03 Green Climate Fund under pressure to shun HSBC and Credit Agricole
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-06-24 Australia: What's the point in Abbot Point?
2013-10-03 Stop the coal boom destroying Borneo rainforests - groups
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain
2008-09-11 Don't bank on this project! - Philippine groups
2008-09-02 Philippines: Groups urge international banks: Stop Funding Destructive Mining Projects

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd

2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report

ING

2016-04-29 Is coal now a zombie industry?
2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-05-05 Coal financing under further scrutiny as funds divest

Interamerican Development Bank

2015-11-26 UN Forum shares experiences of extractive industries and human rights
2008-11-24 Peru: China bank agrees $2 bln mine loan to Chinalco - Banco chino financiará proyecto Toromocho de Chinalco en Perú

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

2016-09-02 IFC failed to comply with its standards in Colombia
2015-07-20 Is China putting one over on the rest of the world?
2015-04-24 Indian Communities Suffering from Destructive Coal Plant Sue the World Bank in US Courts
2015-01-27 India: World Bank IFC doesn't even heed its own advisors
2014-07-10 World Bank looks to 'light touch' to increase large-scale loans
2014-03-26 Can there be "responsible mining" in Armenia?
2014-02-11 The World Bank's Inga 3 Project Goes From Bad to Worse
2014-01-24 Asian Development Bank to Investigate Tata Mundra
2013-10-26 Serious lapses in World Bank's IFC funding Tata coal plant
2012-10-08 World Bank funding for mining projects blasted by UK group
2012-07-11 Eminent Indian panel finds Tata Mundra poses high social, environmental, economic risks
2012-06-19 Sierra Club India: Tata Mundra Breaks Coal's 'Contract'
2012-01-23 Resettled Mozambique families protest against Brazil's Vale
2012-01-10 Protests over Newmont gold mine resume in Cajamarca, Peru
2011-12-12 Humala does the Conga in Peru
2011-12-05 Dancing the Conga in Peru
2011-11-14 Anti mining protests in Ancash, Apurímac and Cajamarca, Perú
2011-06-07 All roads lead back to China
2011-06-07 Indigenous Peoples are crying: 'C' means Consent!
2011-05-10 London Calling sees Rio Tinto take it on the Chinalco
2011-05-02 Largest US gold producer may return to Cerro Quilish
2011-04-04 Continuing Colonialism: World Bank Funds Mining in Africa
2011-02-21 The deadly costs of continuing to rely on coal
2011-01-17 Philippine tribe submits complaint on IFC-funded mine
2011-01-17 Don't bank on the Bank!
2010-06-04 Will the World Bank undermine the people of El Salvador in mining dispute?
2010-05-01 Greystar shares plunge as Colombia requests mine review

Investec

2012-10-02 How should investors confront bad corporate behaviour?
2009-08-25 On the rocks and off the high ground

John Paulson Hedge Fund

2011-05-17 Silver, an Epic Rise and Fall
2011-02-21 More revolutions must come!

JP Morgan Chase

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2014-10-30 'Record year' for bank coal financing as latest UN climate warning looms
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-04-17 Report Finds Top Banks Moving Away From Coal
2014-02-15 Goldman puts 'for sale' sign on Iran's old uranium supplier
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2013-06-03 Vedanta Resources announces US$1.7 billion bond offering
2013-03-11 London Calling takes on gold bulls, bears, bullion and bullies
2013-02-25 Are Toronto junior miners facing the knell of doom?
2013-01-21 London Calling on a looming, copper-bottomed, threat
2012-12-17 Roman's US$1.5 billion holiday
2012-09-12 Potential for a Mining Boom Splits Factions in Afghanistan
2012-06-12 Plundering Aotearoa/New Zealand
2012-05-29 London put on its metal, flagrant manipulation exposed
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2011-04-18 How a Colombian city united against gold greed
2011-01-25 The Market's on its metal
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2010-01-19 Scientists decry impacts of mountaintop coal mining
2009-11-23 Vedanta Resources India Unit Proposes IPO To Raise INR51,000M
2009-09-27 Vedanta accused of illegally constructing death-dealing Indian power plant
2008-12-02 London Calling scratches the copper bottom
2008-09-29 Market "meltdown" and the gold factor

Kommunal Landspensjonskasse

2010-09-05 Potash bid drags BHP into Saharan fight

Korean Export-Import Bank

2015-02-23 No valentine for coal!

Lehman Brothers

2011-08-23 Arundhati Roy slams Indian "anti corruption" campaign
2010-08-08 Treasure islands: Mapping the geography of corruption
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma

Lloyds TSB

2013-10-03 Stop the coal boom destroying Borneo rainforests - groups
2010-04-08 Trafigura penetrates further into Peru
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps

Mannix family

2008-10-21 Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans demand halt to mine project backed by Nobel prize winner

Meryweather

2008-10-27 London Calling: no boundaries for Edmonds?

Millhouse Capital

2012-12-17 Roman's US$1.5 billion holiday

MM LP Holding BV

2010-11-29 Hunger strikers surpass day 50 in Chile
2010-10-25 Hunger strike to stop mining project in Chile

Morgan Stanley

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2014-04-28 Och-Ziff, Mugabe's "Bagmen" and the underpricing of African assets
2013-11-17 A climate for coal
2013-07-29 How money from a US Hedge Fund and a British Mining Company kept Mugabe in power
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2010-08-08 Treasure islands: Mapping the geography of corruption
2009-11-23 Vedanta Resources India Unit Proposes IPO To Raise INR51,000M
2009-09-27 Culprit company announces huge expansion of Goa mines
2009-09-27 Vedanta accused of illegally constructing death-dealing Indian power plant
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma

Multilateral Development Banks

2011-03-08 World Bank Backs Marine Dumping Of Mine Waste
2010-11-29 Cancun: the science is damning, but will politicians act?
2010-09-27 Armenian & Serbs oppose revival of mining plans
2010-08-30 India's massive coal power scheme upsets the UN
2010-08-08 World Bank probe of Eskom's loan
2010-08-02 Africans call for urgent mining reforms
2010-07-17 Indonesia: World Bank aid to nickel mine threatens biodiversity
2010-04-18 Lafarge accused of turning Indian forest into "rocky wasteland"
2010-03-31 Black and White Unite against Dirty SA coal
2010-03-10 Global Climate Battle Plays Out In World Bank
2010-03-10 Eskom's 'Sweetheart Deals'
2010-03-10 World Bank Must Stop Plan to Finance the Second Largest Indonesian Nickel Mine
2009-03-30 New Report slams mine taxation rules for penalising African states
2009-01-26 Philippines - putting a "spin" on bad mining news
2009-01-19 Corporate pressure may succeed on Zambian government
2008-09-02 Bangladesh: Revealing the Revolving Doors
2008-08-11 Argentina's COIRCO denies Río Colorado Potash Project about to be approved - Niegan que el proyecto Potasio Río Colorado esté por ser aprobado
2008-08-11 Standard Bank chasing DRC mining business
2008-08-04 Pitfalls open in Philippine mining
2008-07-20 Oxfam America's "gate keeper" role over new African mining codes attacked
2008-07-20 End mineral resource plunders in Africa!
2008-07-09 G8 leaders urged to dump World Bank's Climate Investment Funds
2008-01-15 Zambia's new mine taxes: will they be taxing?
2007-12-21 BOOK REVIEW: Marching on in defence of communities
2007-12-20 Asia's poor being sacrificed on altar of "development", say reports
2007-12-15 BOOK REVIEW: World Bank under the microscope
2007-11-05 Undermining Zambia's development
2007-10-23 Africa update: huge new investments, no change for the better
2007-10-09 Latin America update
2007-10-07 Bangladesh update
2007-10-01 Congo update
2007-09-27 Asbestos update: appeal to World Bank
2007-08-14 Black stuff and nonsense
2007-07-11 Plans by US, Canada and EU to finance massive copper mine in DRC disregard Congolese government review
2007-05-19 Latin America / Caribbean update
2007-05-11 Zambia gets US$50 million to clean up mining pollution
2007-05-04 "Who's uncivilised after all?" CSOs challenge Kuroda
2007-05-03 South Asia update
2007-04-27 Latin American update
2007-04-13 US update
2007-03-23 Africa Update
2007-03-16 Indonesian update
2007-03-15 Tata's exit from social responsibility
2007-03-13 Africa update
2007-02-07 China update
2007-02-02 China Update
2007-01-28 Africa's minerals trap
2006-03-10 Mines, money, and partnerships
2006-03-01 India Update
2006-01-02 Argentina update: wars for gold and lithium
2005-12-13 World Bank undermining its own ambitions for extractives, finds new report
2005-09-15 Resource Depletion Damages Third World - World Bank
2005-07-13 Action Alert: Parliament Wants the Government of Canada to Stop Supporting Destructive Mining Projec
2005-06-09 World Day Against Child Labour 2005: Digging for survival - The harsh reality of child mining worldw
2005-04-29 Bushmen to be Denied Homeland
2004-12-27 World Bank and civil society relations continue to deteriorate
2004-08-28 Why the World Bank snubbed the EIR - Special Report
2004-05-15 Statement of the Africa Initiative on Mining, Environment and Society (AIMES)
2004-02-23 Industry expects mining standards to tighten
2003-07-17 London Calling - July 17 2003
2003-02-02 London Calling - February 2 2003
2002-10-15 The Ravaging of Africa: The Plundering of Resources
2001-04-23 La Declaracion de Londres

New York Pension Funds

2009-06-08 Exposing Freeport's shame

Newedge Group

2008-10-27 London Calling - Out Loud

Nippon LP Investment

2010-11-29 Hunger strikers surpass day 50 in Chile
2010-10-25 Hunger strike to stop mining project in Chile

Nomos Bank

2008-11-10 Mining and the Economic Crisis in Canada

Norwegian government pension fund

2016-06-01 Michael T Klare exposes "desperate plight of petro-states"
2015-06-14 A last gasp for coal?
2015-05-28 Norway's sovereign wealth fund told to reduce coal assets
2015-03-18 Norwegian Government Pension Fund Still Major Coal Investor
2015-02-14 Norway's global pension fund called upon to dump Sarawak dam-builder
2014-03-07 London Calling on Albanese's ignominious new role in Vedanta
2014-03-02 Vedanta on the ropes as scandals build and shares fall
2013-12-10 Report on multinationals making profits at the expense of human rights
2013-11-07 Norway's opposition wants $800bn wealth fund banned from coal
2012-11-25 Shaping modern mining: what's at stake?
2012-10-02 New Zealand public fund bids "Goodbye to Freeport"
2012-02-20 London Calling dials into an Indian scandal
2010-08-30 A famous battle is won - now to end the war!
2010-04-18 Norwegian government reviews "responsible investment" guidelines
2009-06-08 Exposing Freeport's shame
2009-02-02 Norway throws out Barrick Gold

NZ Superannuation Fund

2012-11-25 Shaping modern mining: what's at stake?
2012-10-02 New Zealand public fund bids "Goodbye to Freeport"

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group

2014-04-28 Och-Ziff, Mugabe's "Bagmen" and the underpricing of African assets
2013-07-29 How money from a US Hedge Fund and a British Mining Company kept Mugabe in power

Old Mutual

2009-12-22 Why Black Economic Empowerment should be abolished - Mbeki

Oneksimbank

2008-11-05 Russia's maiming metal mammoth

OPIC

2013-07-28 Mitigating Coal: a few steps forward, many steps back...
2008-12-09 Exposing US govt complicity with Freeport in DR Congo: A Rather Good Report
2008-07-09 Bolivian indigenous communities denounce Manquiri mining before the OPIC - Indígenas denuncian a la empresa Manquiri ante OPIC

Pallinghurst Resources

2009-03-03 London Calling asks: who's taking AIM - and why has no-one been fired?

Paradigm Capital

2008-11-10 Mining and the Economic Crisis in Canada

Pengana Capital Ltd

2008-12-30 Philippines - putting another nickel in?

Peru Banco de Credito

2009-03-22 Doe Run Peru Smelter Negotiates With Banks, Suppliers

PNC Bank

2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory

Quantek

2008-09-29 Will China and Chile clasp iron hands?

Quantum Fund

2008-10-27 London Calling - Out Loud

RAB Capital Plc

2008-10-27 London Calling: What the heck is going on?- Que esta pasando?
2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back

Rabobank

2016-04-29 Is coal now a zombie industry?
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps

RCI Capital

2009-03-16 New mining fund for Canada's First Peoples - a hedge too far?

Royal Bank of Canada

2011-03-28 Miners go for gold - but investors shun the glittering prizes
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2014-10-30 'Record year' for bank coal financing as latest UN climate warning looms
2014-10-28 Move by U.S. Banks to Reject Australian Coal Port
2014-06-24 Australia: What's the point in Abbot Point?
2013-10-03 Stop the coal boom destroying Borneo rainforests - groups
2013-06-03 Vedanta Resources announces US$1.7 billion bond offering
2013-05-21 Protests over bank investment in coal
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-04-08 Trafigura penetrates further into Peru
2009-11-16 UK:Landmark case against Treasury chucked out
2009-10-26 UK Treasury taken to court for RBS loans to Vedanta Resources
2009-09-27 London Calling the shots on Vedanta - and some British banks
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps
2008-10-27 London Calling: What the heck is going on?- Que esta pasando?

Santander

2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain

Saudi Arabia Sovereign Wealth Fund

2009-05-18 Diamonds are for sovereign wealth? Don't bank on it

Scotia Capital

2009-07-20 The Chinese are coming - but perhaps not where you might expect

Société Générale

2016-08-03 Coal: globally, pressures mount
2016-06-20 Coal: investment - and resistance
2016-04-29 Is coal now a zombie industry?
2015-05-25 A very mixed climate for change
2014-04-17 Report Finds Top Banks Moving Away From Coal
2013-10-31 Australia: International mobilization against Alpha Coal Project
2012-05-29 Don't Bank on Coal, demand European NGOs
2009-05-27 Glencore tries pulling itself up by metal straps

Soros Fund Management LLC

2011-05-17 Silver, an Epic Rise and Fall
2010-11-22 A Soros state of affairs
2010-09-20 Who's Soros Now?

Standard bank

2013-05-07 London Calling on the Zimbabwe-UK asbestos scandal
2012-04-24 Wikileaks expose Nevsun's Eritrean ploys
2009-02-10 China' s prospects
2008-08-11 Standard Bank chasing DRC mining business

Standard Chartered

2015-08-11 Major UK bank ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier Reef
2015-06-14 A last gasp for coal?
2015-05-25 A very mixed climate for change
2013-10-03 Stop the coal boom destroying Borneo rainforests - groups
2013-06-03 Vedanta Resources announces US$1.7 billion bond offering
2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2010-11-22 It just ain't football!
2009-09-27 London Calling the shots on Vedanta - and some British banks

Standard Life

2012-09-04 Vedanta Resources holds its 2012 AGM

Swedish government pension funds

2009-06-08 Exposing Freeport's shame

The Money Makers

2007-04-24 Philippines update
2007-04-21 US Update
2007-03-23 US Update

Thomas Weisel Partners

2009-09-22 United front damns Quebec's biggest proposed open-pit mine

Tristar Holdings

2009-06-02 London Calling asks if Vedanta's guilty of a massive money laundering racket

Tyazhpromexport

2009-07-07 Burma iron mine could destroy 7,000 Shan homes

UBS AG

2016-03-16 "Coal is dead in the ground!"
2013-12-29 Guinea's Simandou battle: Beny Steinmetz cries foul
2012-07-24 The strange case of a hedge fund and the mining company
2011-12-05 Top Banks are "Climate Culprits" - Report
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream
2010-01-31 BHP retains ownership of destructive coal project in Kalimantan
2009-11-23 Vedanta Resources India Unit Proposes IPO To Raise INR51,000M
2008-10-27 The Chinalco dilemma
2008-10-07 BHP Billiton bid for Rio - one step forward but problems remain
2008-04-18 Phulbari Coal project: Development Bank pulls back

United Methodist Church

2009-06-08 Exposing Freeport's shame

US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im)

2015-07-07 Coal still attracts billion of dollars in investment worldwide
2013-07-28 Mitigating Coal: a few steps forward, many steps back...
2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2012-08-13 Pascua Lama mine: What Barrick didn't say
2012-03-27 Barrick Gold fails to obtain financing for Pascua Lama

Valim

2009-07-20 The Chinese are coming - but perhaps not where you might expect

Vulcan Investments

2009-06-02 London Calling asks if Vedanta's guilty of a massive money laundering racket

Wells Fargo

2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2014-04-17 Report Finds Top Banks Moving Away From Coal
2012-05-08 US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal
2010-12-21 Appalachian Coal: An Insult to Their Memory
2010-09-05 US: Coal mining the mountains has investors rattled
2010-08-30 A Mountain in the Stream

Westpac

2015-11-15 The battle continues against Adani's Carmichael mine
2015-07-07 Coal still attracts billion of dollars in investment worldwide
2011-05-30 Thumbs up - and down - for global coal

World Bank

2017-08-18 South Africa: Sikhala Sonte - "We Cry Together"
2015-12-09 COP 21: dead on arrival?
2015-11-26 UN Forum shares experiences of extractive industries and human rights
2015-07-20 Is China putting one over on the rest of the world?
2015-06-23 Kosovars face displacement, once again, with support of World Bank
2015-04-29 Revolt Rocks Burkina Faso's Mines After President Flees
2015-04-24 Indian Communities Suffering from Destructive Coal Plant Sue the World Bank in US Courts
2015-04-19 World Bank increases financing fossil projects, while calling to end subsidies
2015-03-10 The impact of mining on Mongolian herders
2015-03-06 World Bank admits botching resettlement policy
2015-01-27 India: World Bank IFC doesn't even heed its own advisors
2015-01-08 Haitian Communities File Complaint about World Bank-Supported Mining Law
2014-07-10 World Bank looks to 'light touch' to increase large-scale loans
2014-05-06 Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Workshop Declaration on Extractives
2014-03-26 Can there be "responsible mining" in Armenia?
2014-02-11 The World Bank's Inga 3 Project Goes From Bad to Worse
2013-11-17 A climate for coal
2013-11-02 US coal: Restrictions at home and abroad
2013-10-26 Serious lapses in World Bank's IFC funding Tata coal plant
2013-10-13 World Bank Boosts Coal in Indonesia
2013-07-28 Mitigating Coal: a few steps forward, many steps back...
2013-05-13 World Bank advocates hydropower to square development with climate change
2012-12-27 Coal Consumption Booms Amid Rising Climate Concerns
2012-12-17 World Bank's tough talk on climate is 'just a mirage' in Mongolia's Gobi desert
2012-11-11 DRC to discuss mining code changes with companies
2012-10-23 BankTrack critiques new draft Equator Principles
2012-10-23 Mongolian herders complain against Rio Tinto over Oyu Tolgoi mines
2012-10-16 Africa's mineral wealth hardly denting poverty levels, says World Bank
2012-10-02 World Bank poised to back Rio Tinto's flawed Mongolian mining project
2012-07-17 Mongolia: "Resource Nationalists" make June electoral gains
2012-07-11 Eminent Indian panel finds Tata Mundra poses high social, environmental, economic risks
2012-07-03 Kyrgyzstan's uranium disaster defies long-term solution
2012-06-19 Sierra Club India: Tata Mundra Breaks Coal's 'Contract'
2012-06-05 Clash intensifies over cost, impacts of giant Indian coal-fired power plant
2012-05-22 Indigenous Peoples speak out at UN Permanent Forum
2012-04-24 Wikileaks expose Nevsun's Eritrean ploys
2012-04-18 The World Bank is making Waves at Rio+20
2012-02-20 World Bank/IFC gets hauled over the Indian coals
2011-11-30 New reports question World Bank's coal investments

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