The yawning gap between the transparency rhetoric of companies and the reality of their actions has never been more apparent than it is now.
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Communities from the Ecuadorian Amazon may finally have what they need to hold Chevron-Texaco accountable for the billions of gallons of oil and toxic wastes dumped into their lands and water.
Women around the world are countering mining's negative impacts.
Do so-called “independent monitoring expert panels” protect communities and reduce corporate risk, or are they nothing more than fig leaves for accountability?
Transparency from the ground up will help the oil-rich state.
Free Prior and Informed Consent is crucial to ensuring that indigenous communities participate in decision-making processes that affect their lands, cultural identity, and livelihoods.
As Peruvian president Ollanta Humala takes office on Thursday, he should take specific and concrete steps to help resolve ongoing mining-related conflicts.
On the one year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the SEC has yet to issue a final ruling to implement the landmark oil and mining financial transparency law, and the oil industry is fighting to weaken it.