Listen to the people, ICBC: #AdanayaTemizHava

30 Apr, 2021
Residents of the Adana Province are seeking justice through local lawsuits and an ongoing campaign called “Adana’ya temiz hava” (Clean Air for Adana) to stop the construction of the new coal power plant project in Adana. The planned 1,320-MW EMBA Hunutlu Coal Power Plant poses an undeniable threat to public health. 

The healthcare costs of Vietnam’s dependency on coal

29 Apr, 2021
Healthcare centers in coal plants’ surrounding areas are already recording increases in heart diseases, strokes, lung diseases, skin problems, and cancers. In the small village of Ky Loi by the Vung Ang 1 coal power plant in central Vietnam, records from 2017 and 2018 documented 128 cases of heart disease and stroke and 14 cases of cancer.

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s floundering coal investment in Turkey

14 Jan, 2021
In the age of climate breakdown, financing fossil fuel projects is unacceptable, and financiers like ICBC should lead the way and help accelerate the energy transition to a low-carbon economy. Renewable energy investments can be a major force in Turkey’s economic recovery, generating decent returns on investment while boosting employment opportunities.