Resources

World Development Movement Trust accounts

January 2014

Report and financial statements

Year ended December 2013

World Development Movement Ltd accounts

January 2014

Report and financial statements

Year ended 31 December 2013

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Exposed: How the UK government has colluded with the UK finance sector against legislation to curb food speculation

December 2013

Excessive speculation in the commodity markets has increased volatility in global commodity prices, and has played a significant role in the sharp food price spikes of the last few years. Recognising this, European legislators have proposed legislation to curb speculation, as part of a major reform of European financial regulation called the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

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Report: Dangerous Futures

December 2013

How our pensions fuel hunger

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Campaign Briefing: Profiting from people and planet

December 2013

How new trade deals threaten democracy, development, public services and the environment

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Think Global November 2013

November 2013

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Campaign briefing: World forum on natural capital

November 2013

The first world forum on natural capital in Edinburgh, attended by global corporations, banks, accounting companies and governments, continues a process started in Rio+20 of privatising nature.

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Briefing: HSBC and fossil fuel finance

October 2013

Why the UK’s biggest bank needs to pull out of coal

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Think Global October 2013

October 2013

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Bringing extraction back to the banks

September 2013

Stunt pack guide: Bringing extraction back to the banks

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Banking while Borneo burns

September 2013

The Republic of Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is in the midst of a fossil fuel export boom. Until recently a member of OPEC and one of the world's biggest exporters of liquid natural gas, Indonesia has now become the world's biggest exporter of thermal coal, an industry centred in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.

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Think Global September 2013

September 2013

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Tricky questions: Carbon Capital

August 2013

Questions and answers about our Carbon Capital campaign

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Report: RBS’s true carbon emissions 2012

August 2013

An estimate of emissions resulting from energy loans made during 2012, illustrating the shortcomings of the existing reporting framework

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Think Global July/August 2013

July 2013

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MEP briefing: Effective reforms for stable food prices

July 2013

Excessive financial speculation in commodity derivatives has significantly increased price volatility and inflation for staple foods and other commodities. This has had negative impacts for consumers and businesses in Europe and has contributed to significant increases in hunger and poverty globally.

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Think Global June 2013

June 2013

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Campaign briefing: Collective solutions to changing food prices

June 2013

Access to adequate food is a basic human need and right. However, throughout most of the world, it is distributed mainly through markets, meaning that access is determined by consumers’ ability to pay, and returns for producers are dependent on the market price. Changes in these prices can have dramatic consequences for people’s quality of life – especially those living in poverty. But collective solutions do exist, and are being put into practice around the world.

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The Cerrejón mine

May 2013

The Cerrejón coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia is the largest in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. Its steady expansion since its founding in 1976 has led to the destruction of whole villages populated by local indigenous and Afro-Colombian people.

 

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