Banking while Borneo Burns: How the UK financial sector is bankrolling Indonesia’s fossil fuel boom
World Development Movement 2013.
Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of thermal coal, with the industry centred in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. This boom has failed to benefit the people of Indonesia, with one third of the people in the country’s biggest coal producing province without reliable electricity. This report by exposes how the UK financial sector is bankrolling the destruction of Kalimantan.