Member Spotlight: EarthRights Eyes on Line 3

Policing Protests to Save a Pipeline: Eyes on Line 3 This post originally appeared on EarthRights International blog By Patrick Boyle and Deirdre Dlugoleski From Standing Rock to Line 3, water-protectors, climate activists, and local communities are resisting pipeline projects that threaten their wellbeing. A worrying trend suggests that extractive companies may be taking a page out of their own international…

PWYP-US Director Statement in Response to Biden Climate Finance Executive Order

The following is a statement by Kathleen Brophy, Director of Publish What You Pay–United States “PWYP-US welcomes the Biden Administration’s long-awaited executive order on climate-related financial risk and commends the President for this important step in addressing the long standing vulnerabilities in the domestic economy and financial system posed by climate-related financial risk.  I am especially pleased by the directives…

PWYP-US coalition strategy 2020-2022

In November 2020, the PWYP-US coalition formally adopted a new coalition strategy to guide our work over the next two year period. This strategy will be used to guide our campaigns and advocacy during this time. We look forward to working more with partners and allies in this effort. Please find the full strategy and summary version here and get…

Cardin-Lugar Provision Fact Sheet – 2018

In 2010, in an effort to empower citizens, better protect and inform investors, reverse the resource curse, and strengthen U.S. national and energy security, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the Cardin-Lugar Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 (Section 1504). The Securities and Exchange Commission released strong, fair final rules in June 2016. The June 2016 rule was repealed through…