IAP works for a world in which communities lead development where they live, work and play. In contrast to current practice, IAP advocates for a development process in which people claim and uphold their rights, the environment is respected, and all are able to live with dignity and thrive on the land they love.
The Bank Information Center is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that advocates for transparency, accountability, sustainability, and inclusion in development finance. BIC partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to monitor and influence the policies and operations of the World Bank Group and other international financial institutions (IFIs). In partnership with international, regional, and local CSOs, BIC conducts research and advocacy aimed at reforming and improving IFI policy and practices.
Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, we employ community driven and policy level strategies to access justice.
Bankwatch is a network of 16 member groups in 14 countries in central and eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Russia. Bankwatch works with partner organisations from Africa to Central Asia, monitoring publicly financed projects and promoting environmentally, socially and economically sustainable alternatives. The network’s diverse staff and its expertise enables it to work on a wide range of issues from air pollution to land rights, MDB’s policies and EU decision-making.
The Bretton Woods Project works to challenge the power of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and open space for civil society and social movements to contribute to the development of policies that are gender transformative, equitable, environmentally sustainable and consistent with international human rights norms.
Inclusive Development International works to advance social, economic and environmental justice by supporting communities around the world to defend their rights in the face of harmful investment projects. Through research, casework and policy advocacy, we hold corporations and development agencies accountable to their human rights and environmental responsibilities and promote a more just and equitable international economic system.
Urgewald is a non-profit environmental and human rights organization. It is based in Sassenberg, a small town in western Germany, and it also runs an office in Berlin. Since 1992, Urgewald has been fighting against environmental destruction and for the rights of people harmed by corporate profit interests. During these years, Urgewald has evolved from a small group of people to a powerful organization.
The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) is a critical, independent, not-for-profit knowledge centre on multinationals. Since 1973, SOMO has investigated multinational corporations and the impact of their activities on people and the environment.
The Coalition for Human Rights in Development is a global coalition of around 100 social movements, civil society organizations, and grassroots groups working together to ensure that development is community-led and that it respects, protects, and fulfills human rights. The members of the Coalition work to ensure that communities have the information, power and resources to determine their own development paths and priorities, and to hold development finance institutions, governments, and other actors accountable for their impacts on peoples and the planet.
Recourse targets development finance as a means of influencing the wider investment community, financial flows and governments, to ensure inclusive, environmentally sustainable, socially just and pro-poor development.