Dr. Jim Yong Kim’s Dilemma: International Finance Corporation and the Tata Mundra Power Plant
This case is the Winner of the 2015 oikos Global Case Writing Competition (Sustainable Finance track), organized by oikos International, Switzerland.
The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Understand the significance of sustainable finance and the issues and challenges faced by banks and financial institutions related to this.
- Understand the issues and challenges faced by banks and financial institutions in relation to funding energy projects.
- Discuss and debate whether IFC did the right thing in financing the Tata Mundra project, and then maintaining the stand despite mounting criticism from various stakeholders.
- Understand the challenges faced by IFC going forward and explore the ways in which it can overcome the challenges.
|WORLD BANK GROUP AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION|
|INVESTMENT SERVICE OF THE IFC|
|ELECTRICITY CRISIS IN INDIA|
|ULTRA MEGA POWER PROJECTS: HOPE FOR MILLIONS|
|THE TATA MUNDRA PROJECT|
|INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION AND THE PROJECT|
|COAL PRICE HIKE ISSUE|
|COMPLAINT OF MASS|
|FINDINGS OF CAO|
Sustainable Finance, Sustainability for banks and financial institutions, Banks and the Energy sector, Project finance, Coal financing, Human rights as a Management issue; Human rights and sustainability, Businesses as human rights advocates, Business-government-society relationship, Financial Institution’s Stakeholder Constituency, Stakeholder management, Stakeholder tension, Corporate Sustainability, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility