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Bridge International Academies-1/Kenya

Issues

Community health and safety

Description: Complaint raises concerns related to public health and safety including incidents of or an increase in accidents, release of hazardous materials, and spread of diseases. Concerns related to retaliation and/or violence are not included.

Complaints with this Issue: 274

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Consultation and disclosure

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding inadequate or absent consultation about or disclosure of project information, including project impacts and/or mitigation plans.

Complaints with this Issue: 429

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Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 411

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Labor

Description: Complaint raises concerns about violations of appropriate labor standards related to the project, including issues regarding compensation, workplace conditions, retaliation, and child or forced labor.

Complaints with this Issue: 80

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Retaliation (actual or feared)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about incidents or risk of harm against those who have raised concerns about the project perpetrated by the project company, government, public or private security forces, or other individuals acting on behalf of project proponents. Retaliation may include discrimination, slander, threats, denial of services, unfounded judicial proceedings, and termination of employment. Concerns regarding specific incidents of violence are not included.

Complaints with this Issue: 45

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Sectors

Manufacturing

Description: Project relates to large scale production of goods, including production capacity and infrastructure.

Complaints in this Sector: 46

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Project

Name: Bridge International Academies

Investments: IFC 32171

Client: NewGlobe Schools Inc

Support: Equity

Country: Kenya

Complaint

IAM: Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO)

ID: 1272

Date Filed: April 16, 2018

Status: Active

Description

In April 2018, CAO received a complaint from the East Africa Centre for Human Rights, a Kenyan NGO, filed on behalf of students, parents, and teachers regarding Bridge International Academies. The complaint raises concerns about the Companys compliance with Kenyan national curriculum requirements and IFCs Performance Standards in terms of health and safety, and labor conditions. The complaint also cited concerns about economic discrimination, lack of parental inclusion, and transparency.

Complaint Stages

Filing

April 16, 2018

Filing

Status:

Start Date: April 16, 2018

Registration

Not Undertaken

Registration

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Stage is not practiced by mechanism

Eligibility

April 16, 2018 -

May 31, 2018

Eligibility

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: April 16, 2018

End Date: May 31, 2018

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not desired by complainant, Complainant chose not to have dispute resolution

Compliance Review

Oct. 21, 2019

Compliance Review

Status: In Progress

Start Date: Oct. 21, 2019

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Closed

Not Closed

Timeline