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THE 4TH ANNUAL POLICY ASSESSMENT OF THAI BANKS SHOWS A STEP FORWARD ON ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNANCE AND GENDER EQUALITY

THE 4TH ANNUAL POLICY ASSESSMENT OF THAI BANKS SHOWS A STEP FORWARD ON ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNANCE AND GENDER EQUALITY

Financial institutions are more or less involved in people’s way of living. As the aftermath of COVID-19 crisis, the economic downturn has rendered more linkage between financial institutions and people’s lives. With greater societal expectation…
COVID-19 DEBT RELIEF MEASURES INSUFFICIENT, RETAIL BORROWERS SAID; FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ADVOCATES 6 MEASURES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEBT RELIEF

COVID-19 DEBT RELIEF MEASURES INSUFFICIENT, RETAIL BORROWERS SAID; FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ADVOCATES 6 MEASURES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEBT RELIEF

As COVID-19 epidemic still rages on in Thailand, with high levels of daily infections and death tolls, government measures to contain the epidemic such as lockdowns has led to severe disruptions of economic activities and,…
PRESS RELEASE: FAIR FINANCE THAILAND LAUNCHES ITS THIRD ASSESSMENT ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE POLICIES OF THAI BANKS, AT THE “BANKING FOR BETTER: FROM CRISIS TO SUSTAINABILITY” ONLINE EVENT

PRESS RELEASE: FAIR FINANCE THAILAND LAUNCHES ITS THIRD ASSESSMENT ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE POLICIES OF THAI BANKS, AT THE “BANKING FOR BETTER: FROM CRISIS TO SUSTAINABILITY” ONLINE EVENT

Bangkok – Fair Finance Thailand coalition holds a press event “How Many Points Do Thai Banks Care? Year 3” via Facebook Live to announce the third-year results of policy assessments of leading Thai commercial banks…
FAIR FINANCE THAILAND DEVELOPED THE FAIR-DEBT.ORG WEBSITE

FAIR FINANCE THAILAND DEVELOPED THE FAIR-DEBT.ORG WEBSITE

  To help retail debtors compare the COVID-19 relief measures and calculate the impact on the debt burden for debtors of banks. Website: https://fairdebtthailand.org/https://calculate.fairdebtthailand.org/?_ga=2.151032569.1593726992.1650615809-686737874.1650615809
PASS OR FAIL? 2019 FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ASSESSMENT RESULTS: ARE 9 THAI BANKS MORE RESPONSIBLE?

PASS OR FAIL? 2019 FAIR FINANCE THAILAND ASSESSMENT RESULTS: ARE 9 THAI BANKS MORE RESPONSIBLE?

BANGKOK, 10 March 2020: Fair Finance Thailand launched its second annual bank policy assessments for 9 largest Thai commercial banks on 10 March 2020. This is the second year of monitoring and following up on…
CHALLENGES OF DAM FINANCING FOR THAI BANKS: THE CASE OF XAYABURI AND XPXN PROJECTS

CHALLENGES OF DAM FINANCING FOR THAI BANKS: THE CASE OF XAYABURI AND XPXN PROJECTS

Drawing on case studies of two controversial hydropower projects in Laos financed by Thai banks, this report points to weaknesses in the Thai Banks’ considerations of environmental and social risks. The report outlines why Thai…