Further reading

Websites

Bank Information Center, US
www.bicusa.org
works mostly on the World Bank Group

Banktrack network
www.banktrack.org
works on commercial banks

Bretton Woods Project, UK
www.brettonwoodsproject.org
works mostly on the World Bank and International Monetary Fund

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Bankwatch Network 
www.bankwatch.org
works mostly on the EBRD, EIB and EU funds, but also starting to look at other financing sources for coal

ECA-Watch network
www.eca-watch.org
works on Export Credit Agencies

Friends of the Earth Japan
www.foejapan.org
works on JBIC and NEXI

Friends of the Earth US
www.foe.org/projects/economics-for-the-earth/international-finance

International Rivers, US
www.internationalrivers.org
works on dams and has useful experience on Chinese banks and companies

Kikonet
www.kikonet.org
Japanese NGO network on climate change

urgewald, Germany
urgewald.org
works on public and commercial financing including KfW

Karaatlas
http://www.karaatlas.org/
Turkish-language website with map of planned coal plants and other information

Greenpeace Mediterranean – Turkey/Greenpeace Akdeniz
http://www.greenpeace.org/turkey/tr/
Campaigning against new coal plants in Turkey

Activist guides

Tools for Activists’ guide, Bank Information Center (pdf)
Guide to the World Bank Group

Citizens’ Guide to Environmental and Social Guidelines of Japanese Public Financial Institutions Involved in Projects Overseas, Friends of the Earth Japan, 2010

New Great Walls: A Guide to China’s Overseas Dam Industry, International Rivers, November 2012,

Reports and policy papers

Profiting from Precaution – How China’s Policy Banks Can Enhance Social and Environmental Standards, Kevin P. Gallagher, July 2013

China Development Bank’s overseas investments: An assessment of environmental and social policies and practices, Friends of the Earth US/Banktrack, July 2012

The International Institute for Sustainable Development: Chinese Outward Investment:
An emerging policy framework, IISD and IIER, 2012 – brings together policies on Chinese investment as of 2012 (so does not include the 2013 Guidelines for Environmental Protection in Foreign Investment and Cooperation).

Other

Letter from Gabon NGO Brainforest to China ExIm Bank regarding the Belinga iron ore mine project, 2008