PWYP-US Mourns the Passing of Former Senator Richard Lugar
Throughout his career, Senator Lugar was a tireless advocate for fighting global poverty and tackling corruption. The international PWYP family mourns the loss of Senator Lugar and sends our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and staff.
PWYP-US Submission to the SEC on Section 1504 (2018 Position Statement)
PWYP-US submitted this letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rulemaking record for its implementing rule for Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
PWYP-US Condemns Congressional Attempt to Scrap Landmark Anti-Corruption Law
Download this press release as a pdf For Immediate Release: December 13, 2017 Contact: Waseem Mardini – email@example.com Office: 202-777-2934 – Mobile: 610-322-6732 PWYP-US Condemns Congressional Attempt to Scrap Landmark Anti-Corruption Law Measure Ignores the Wishes of Investors Worth Nearly $10 Trillion WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, members of the House Financial Services Committee voted to advance H.R. 4519 to repeal…
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 – firstname.lastname@example.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…
Oil, Gas, and Mining Company Support for Transparency
Oil, gas, and mining companies are now reporting project-level payments to governments in over thirty countries in compliance with disclosure laws modeled on Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Time for London’s Alternative Investment Market to embrace extractives transparency
Investigations by Global Witness,Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)and others have revealed significant cases of fraud, corruption and other abuses involving AIM extractive companies.
The US’ Role in Counteracting the Global Oil Curse
This week, together with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Global Witness co-hosted a wide-ranging discussion on oil corruption, why it matters and how the US government –and companies – can be part of the solution.
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….
Twelve Senators call on the SEC to reissue a strong anti-corruption rule – April 4, 2017
The twelve Senators call on the SEC to reissue a strong anti-corruption safeguard on oil, gas, and mining companies implementing the requirements of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act.