Trump Administration Further Erodes US Leadership on Combatting Corruption

Download this press release as a pdf For Immediate Release: November 2, 2017 Contact: Jana Morgan, Director – jmorgan@pwypusa.org Mobile 703-795-8542 Office 202-496-1189 Trump Administration Further Erodes US Leadership on Combatting Corruption United States Withdraws from Global Transparency Initiative Washington, D.C. – Today the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced its decision to withdraw from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative…

Interior Inspector General Misses Chance to Help Save USEITI

IG Report Ignores Industry Actions and Process Challenges That Threaten Transparency Initiative On June 7 and 8, the U.S. Department of the Interior was to host the twentieth meeting of a multi-stakeholder group (MSG) focused on increasing transparency in this country’s oil and mining sector through implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Standard. Those meetings did not happen….

Raising Global Standards of Transparency in the Extractives Sector

A guest blog by Eleni Chatzivgeri, Lynsie Chew, Louise Crawford, Martyn Gordon and Jim Haslam. This post originally appeared on the Publish What You Pay International Secretariat blog on June 6, 2017 The new mandatory rules for large and publicly listed extractive companies according to the EU Accounting Directive (transposed as UK SI 3209) represent a significant step forward in…