The Bank Information Center (BIC) works to “stand with those whose health, livelihoods, homes, sacred sites, and support systems are threatened by the development process, and work to reform the development finance system to prevent harm to people and the planet.”
Environment Director, Ladd Connell, talks about their recent victory over a billion-dollar conglomerate with a history of deforestation of the Amazon and Indigenous land rights violation, Marfrig Global Foods, in preventing a $43 million dollar loan to help that company secure public development finance.
Did you enjoy this story? Your funding makes great, local journalism like this possible. Donate here