"In addition to the roles and responsibilities of rural producers, the agricultural and cattle-breeding chain must, however, be observed in an integral way. In this sense special attention needs to be paid to financial institutions..."
"Meaningful civil society and community participation must be embedded into the Just Energy Transition Investment Plan (JET-IP). Not only will this ensure proper oversight if the information is made available, but it will also ensure that the intended outcomes of the JET-IP are genuinely just."
"During March - the month of International Women's Day - we have seen a flood of advertising by financial market companies acclaiming women. But how will that support continue after March?"
"Even if the UN agreement is in place within a few years – and at best reasonably complied with – it means that 70% of the sea surface is not protected from exploitation. It is, therefore, extra important to shine a light on the actors who, alongside the UN, can make a difference. And here banks play a key role."
In this Opinion piece, in light of the UN's new agreement on deep-sea protection, Fair Finance Guide Sweden Project Manager Jakob König, examines Swedish banks funding for deep-sea mining projects.