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Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

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3 June 2020

UK: Almost 200 CEOs sign letter to Boris Johnson, calling on govt. to deliver a green recovery plan in the wake of COVID-19

Author: Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian

“Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan”, 1 June 2020...

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29 April 2020

Fossil fuel companies get included in COVID-19 stimulus packages & are lobbying for suspension of environmental laws, as crack-down on activists & workers continues

Author: Open Democracy

"DemocracyWatch: journalists and dissidents arrested in COVID crackdowns", 22 Apr 2020...

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21 April 2020

USA: Ten years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, advocates highlight long-term health, environmental & economic impacts

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill began after an explosion on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico. It is considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and one of the largest...

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17 March 2020

USA: City of Honolulu sues 10 fossil fuel companies over climate impacts

Author: Dana Drugmand, Desmog (USA)

"‘Fossil Fuel Companies Knew’: Honolulu Files Lawsuit Over Climate Impacts", 9 Mar 2020...

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2 March 2020

USA: Publish What You Pay calls on extractive companies to comment on latest SEC payment disclosure rules; including company responses

On 15 January 2020, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released the latest proposed rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1504 requires companies operating in the...

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Company response
28 February 2020

BP's response

Author: BP

...Our position is clear: convergence on a standard approach to reporting meaningful, material data across the different reporting jurisdictions - in a manner that avoids commercial harm to companies - would improve the quality and comparability of the...

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19 February 2020

Mauritania: BP faces “state racism” row for allegedly only granting scholarships to minority Arab-Berbers

Author: Amandla Thomas-Johnson, Middle East Eye

"Oil giant BP accused of racism in Mauritania after overlooking black students," 18 Feb 2020...

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2 February 2020
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Author: El Pais

“Motín en Amazon: 357 empleados de ‘cuello blanco’ critican en medios su política climática” – 28 de enero de 2020...

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13 January 2020

Report finds top fossil fuel companies responsible for more than half of ocean acidification affecting coastal communities & marine life

Author: R Licker, B Ekwurzel, S C Doney, S R Cooley, I D Lima, R Heede & P C Frumhoff, on IOP Science

...[M]ore than half of the global surface ocean acidification is attributable to the CO2 emissions traced to the extraction, refining and combustion of fossil fuels and manufacturing of cement from the 88 largest carbon producers... Of these 88 major...

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13 January 2020
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Author: Yves Tendeng, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Le Président de la Chambre de Commerce invite les entreprises locales à se formaliser", 9 janvier 2020...

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