The global transition from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs) will require the production of hundreds of millions of batteries. The general public and critics alike have raised questions about the sustainability of the battery supply chain, from mining impacts to vehicle carbon emissions. This brief provides basic information on the EV battery supply chain and key battery minerals, such as cobalt and lithium.
Ce rapport présente les résultats et recommandations de l’évaluation de la gouvernance minière en Guinée sur les années 2017 et 2018, selon la méthodologie de l’Indice de Gouvernance des Ressources Naturelles.
This report explores common resource governance successes and challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors conclude that policymakers, parliamentarians, civil society, media and regional institutions must focus on narrowing the implementation gap between extractive sector laws and actual practice, which will help to restore trust between government, communities and investors and thus strengthen sustainable management of natural resources.
NRGI was instrumental in the passage of a Ukraine law that mandates the disclosure of extractive payments at the project level, the disclosure of the ultimate beneficial owners of companies, and the disclosure of “material” elements of contracts relating to the extractive industry.
The Leveraging Transparency to Reduce Corruption project (LTRC)—a five-year initiative led by the Brookings institution and supported by the Natural Resource Governance Institute and Results for Development—is pleased to share an annotated bibliography of more than 150 books, papers, tools/datasets and other resources addressing transparency accountability, and participation efforts along the natural resource value chain.
"State capture" is defined as the efforts of individuals or firms to shape the formation of laws, policies, and regulations of the state to their own advantage by providing illicit private gains to public officials.