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G8 summit

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  • 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
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