The Congressional Review Act was used to eliminate a June 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission rule implementing the bipartisan Cardin-Lugar extractive industries payment transparency provision.
The Natural Resource Charter Benchmarking Framework is a tool for benchmarking a country’s management of oil, gas and minerals against global best practices. Created in response to government and civil society demand for a practical way to measure resource governance, it is the product of five years of expert input and testing in more than 15 country projects.
Registration is now open for Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas, and Mining Governance, a joint course by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank. It gives students an understanding of the key challenges and opportunities that come with managing extractive industry investments for sustainable development.