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Above Ground and Brazilian allies seek details about Kinross’s plan to compensate locals impacted by mine

Over a decade after Kinross Gold displaced traditional communities in Brazil with its Morro do Ouro mine expansion, the firm has issued a proposal to the affected communities. Above Ground and its Brazilian partners have written to Brazilian authorities to obtain further details.

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Letter to Minister Ng: remedy harm caused by EDC-financed dam in Colombia

Communities devastated by the Hidroituango dam in Colombia continue to seek accountability from the Canadian government, which financed the project through its export bank. In this letter, we ask the trade minister to ensure that the bank makes reparations and no longer supports such damaging projects.

Expert analysis lays out reforms for decarbonizing Canada’s export bank

Canada has become the second-largest public financier of fossil fuels in the G20 due to the business carried out by its export bank. New research commissioned by Above Ground and Oil Change International identifies policy and legal reforms needed to reverse the trend and redirect the bank's resources into low-carbon solutions.