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…

Open Message from PWYP Global Coalition to US-listed EITI Companies

Download the full statement. See the list of responses collected by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. Open message from the Publish What You Pay global coalition (1 February 2017) To US-listed EITI-supporting companies: Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, ArcelorMittal, Barrick Gold, BHP Billiton, BP, Chevron, Conoco Philips, Eni, Exxon Mobil, Freeport-McMoran, Glencore, Goldcorp, Gold Fields, Hess Corporation, Hudbay, Iamgold, Kinross,…

How PWYP-Indonesia is Turning Extractives Transparency into Accountability

The Importance of Project by Project Disclosure Indonesia’s vast natural resources wealth includes oil, gas, bauxite, silver, and gold. Indonesia is the world’s second largest tin producer, and one of the top five producers of copper and nickel. The extractives sector plays an outsized role in the Indonesian economy: in 2014, oil, gas, and minerals were responsible for a third…

PWYP-US kicks off data skills training series

On May 19, PWYP-US hosted the first of two data skills training workshops to explore ways of using the USEITI data with the open source QGIS mapping software. In the first session, our trainer, University of Maryland Geographical Sciences PhD candidate, Diana Parker, introduced the basics of organizing data as well as an introductory understanding of geographic information systems (GIS)….

Publish What You Pay – United States Applauds EITI Acceptance of US Candidacy Application – March 20, 2014

Publish What You Pay (PWYP), the global network campaigning for greater openness in the extractive sector, welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has accepted the United States as a candidate country. With the acceptance of its candidacy application, the United States is one step closer to ensuring that its citizens have access to…