Ambiente y Sociedad


Country: Colombia


To create positive changes in regulations, policies, decision-making processes and practices in environmental issues, promoting the full implementation of the rights to participation, access to information by civil society and the transparency of public and private entities as well as working primarily with affected communities, youth groups and women.

Our work in development finance:

Ambiente y Sociedad promotes implementation of regulations and policies through access to information, and participation in environmental issues, accomplishing a change in the standards of sustainable development.


Geographic Focus: Caribbean & Latin America

Constituency/Partners: Civil society organizations, Indigenous peoples, Land rights, Rural communities, Women

Sector Focus: Climate change, Dams, Energy, Infrastructure, Mining, Natural resources, Water

Financier Targets: BNDES, IDB/IDB Invest, World Bank

Coalition Work Group: BRICS New Development Bank, Human Rights Defenders Campaign, Human Rights Due Diligence Project, World Bank Safeguards Review