As the Biden administration ramps up its anticorruption efforts, officials should pursue policies that heed lessons from past investigations and that reflect the world’s fast-changing energy and mineral markets.
Suneeta Kaimal, Daniel Kaufmann, Erica Westenberg, Norman Eisen, Michael Jarvis, Kelsey Landau, Robin J. Lewis, Allison Merkel, Mario Picon
With rising threats to democracy and shifts in global power, the natural resource governance community must evolve. Timid efforts and insufficient focus risk decreasing the effectiveness and credibility of the field.
Norman Eisen, Daniel Kaufmann, Suneeta Kaimal, Michael Jarvis, Kelsey Landau, Allison Merkel, Erica Westenberg, Mario Picon, Robin J. Lewis
The nature and magnitude of the shifts in the world require the natural resource governance field to rethink and evolve in major ways. In order to attain progress ahead, a major shift is needed in the strategies, actions, and tools that the field has traditionally relied upon.
Investors are paying close attention to the financial consequences of the pandemic on suppliers, but more on the companies themselves than on resource-rich countries. Supplier governance influences the ability of nations and communities to benefit from oil, gas and mining projects, and is central to securing a “social license to operate.”
Les procureurs américains allèguent que l'argent lié à la République du Congo, riche en pétrole, a été utilisé de manière corrompue pour acheter des biens immobiliers à Miami. Cet article considère les liens entre une telle corruption et les sociétés pétrolières nationales.
U.S. prosecutors are alleging money connected to the oil-rich Republic of Congo has been corruptly used to purchase Miami real estate. This post explores the connections between such corruption and state oil companies.