Civil society calls for safeguards as BRICS bank approves first loans

Civil society representatives are calling for transparency and dialogue with officials of the New Development Bank in developing a robust social and environmental safeguards framework, especially following the institution's approval of its first batch of loans and projects.

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  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.