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.
After several years of support from NRGI, governance of Guinea’s mining sector has markedly improved, with increased investment, quadrupled bauxite production and increased tax revenues from the sector. A new, transparent cadastre facilitates the allocation of licenses and government monitoring of license obligations.
Many governments share evidence from corruption cases confidentially. But how does public disclosure of facts from corruption cases, whether by courts or other law enforcement bodies, aid the broader fight against corruption? Could more transparency help anticorruption efforts by regulators, companies, the media, civil society and others?
Seventeen international oil and gas companies have reported over $15 billion in payments to Indonesian government entities since 2014. This report explores some of the ways this timely source of payment data can be used as an accountability tool.
Over the last decade, LNG prices in the three main markets of North America, Western Europe and East Asia have diverged significantly at times. This briefing presents two case studies of developing countries that have faced challenges in securing public revenue from their natural gas industries.
Cette note de travail a pour objectif de contribuer au débat naissant sur l’intégration des déclarations ITIE, à travers une analyse détaillée des opportunités et des risques qui en découlent pour la société civile
Mainstreaming—or the move toward meeting EITI requirements through routine and publicly available company and government reporting, rather than standalone EITI reports—has the potential to significantly improve the timeliness, contextualization and quality of disclosed data.