On Wednesday, September 19, focusing on global corruption and the phenomenon of "state capture," NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann will deliver in-person testimony in Johannesburg at South Africa's State Capture Commission of Inquiry. The event will be webcast.
Trading companies, exchanges, refiners, end consumers (including banks) and the global gold trading hubs which regulate them have an opportunity to impact governance conditions where gold is sourced and contribute to sustainable economic development in these countries—many of which are home to the poorest people on the planet.
Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development, but are ultimately finite. How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-week course produced by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank, learn about efforts to sustainably manage extractive industry investments from internationally recognized experts in resource governance, including NRGI staff. The course launches 9 September.