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Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

We have 8 items tagged with ‘Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)’.
  • Extractive industry workers are pictured on a beach; a new report recommends that transparency initiatives need to be more inclusive and relevant to local needs for communities most affected by oil, gas or mining projects (Photo: iStockphoto.com/Getty Images)

    Transparency: Giving local communities a window on the extractive industries

    Why transparency initiatives need to be more inclusive and relevant to local needs for communities most affected by oil, gas or mining projects

    28 May 2014 | Blog | Energy
  • People gesture and point at a man with a microphone.

    G8 summit: A revolutionary agenda

    The G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland on June 17, with the UK in the chair, and trade, tax, and transparency as the text. It’s a revolutionary agenda, if seen through to the end.

    14 June 2013 | Blog | Governance
  • Drilling for oil in Mali.

    IIED urges G8 to see transparency as critical step on road to accountability

    Information alone is not enough. People need to be able to access and use information and this is something the G8 leaders can promote and support in concrete ways.

    14 June 2013 | News | Governance
  • An oil flare in Port Harcourt Nigeria.

    Transparency: can it work for sustainable development?

    The world is finally waking up to the need for transparency in business deals. New EU transparency legislation was announced earlier this month and next month transparency will be a major theme at the G8 summit. This week the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has its bi-annual conference, and the UK and France have just announced they will join the initiative. The big question is can greater transparency help sustainable development?

    23 May 2013 | Blog | Governance
  • Cover image from EITI and sustainable development: Lessons and new challenges for the Caspian region

    Study shows how to improve Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    An international effort to ensure good governance of natural resources could do more to improve accountability and sustainability, according to research in the oil- and gas-rich Caspian Sea Region that IIED has published today.

    14 March 2013 | News | Energy
  • People paddle in dugout canoes past a forest in Cameroon.

    African land solutions: making the resource blessing a reality

    Lessons need to be learned to transform the African ‘resource curse’ into a ‘resource blessing’ and to mitigate against the negative impacts of large land-based investments on the continent.

    1 November 2012 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
  • Caspian Energy Initiative

    To help promote transparency and good governance in the energy sector in the Caspian region, we carried out a series of dialogues in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. The aim was to bring industry, government and civil society stakeholders together to discuss key issues and develop plans for future action

    11 November 2011 | Project | Energy
  • The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: "No more hanky panky"

    A global initiative requiring public reporting of revenues from extractive industries could go further

    11 March 2011 | Blog | Governance
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