作者: Jessica Banfield (International Alert), Virginia Haufler (University of Maryland), Damian Lilly (independent consultant)
Private sector activity...is a significant factor influencing the shape and intensity of many conflicts...The basic thesis of the report...is that conflict sensitive business, and its promotion by public policymaking institutions, could become an...
作者: John Bolender, ZNet
Today, the oil contractors are Exxon Mobil and Amerada Hess, and the amount of oil is estimated to be at least one billion barrels...Recently, there has been a campaign led by Tony Blair and human rights activists, including Christian Aid, a campaign...
作者: Terry Macalister, Guardian [UK]
US oil companies [ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and ChevronTexaco] were fighting yesterday to prevent an anti-corruption initiative being made mandatory at an industry forum meeting in London assembled by Tony Blair.
作者: Publish What You Pay coalition
The Publish What You Pay coalition of over 100 NGOs warmly welcomes the statement from UK and European investors calling for the public disclosure of taxes, royalties and other payments by extractive companies.
作者: ISIS Asset Management, Schroders Investment Management, Insight Investment Management, Dresdner RCM Global Investors, Co-operative Insurance Society, Jupiter Asset Management, Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church, Henderson Global Investors, Morley Fund Management
A group of 10 investors representing £466 billion (€650 billion) has today issued a statement calling on extractive companies to be more transparent about the payments they make to governments...The [UK] Prime Minister has endorsed the statement by...
作者: Halina Ward, International Institute for Environment and Development
Mandatory legislation on various aspects of business transparency is emerging around the world. It can form part of company law, environmental regulation, or tailored legislation for institutional investors or on social and environmental reporting....
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