Buyers Beware: How European timber companies could be importing illegal Congo timber and possibly breaching EU legislation
Ten European traders could be importing illegal Congo timber worth millions, breaking the EUTR and damaging climate-critical rainforests.
Oil, Gas & Mining
A Dud Deal: How SOCO International dumped Congo oil block in contentious Africa exit
London-listed oil company disposed of one of its last Sub-Saharan Africa assets in a deal that breaches Congolese law and appears to make no commercial sense.
10 films to inspire activists – recommended by Global Witness
As the awards season begins with the BAFTAs and Oscars this month, we asked Global Witness staff to nominate their favourite anti-corruption, human rights or environmental films.
Oil, Gas & Mining
Null and void? CoMiCo's oil aspirations in DRC
An opaque Guernsey-owned company’s oil contract threatening Salonga National Park in Democratic Republic Congo could be null and void, according to our legal analysis.
Blog post / March 25, 2019
System update: how to fix the ethics problem in Germany's supply chains
Blog post / March 21, 2019
Is Rubber The New Palm Oil?
Press release / March 21, 2019
Rubber industry aims to halt land grabbing and deforestation
Blog post / March 18, 2019
Brexit chaos should not distract from cleaning up Britain's property sector
Press release / March 17, 2019
£100bn of property in England and Wales is secretly owned, estimates show
Press release / March 14, 2019
Ten European companies could be importing illegal Congo timber worth millions to the EU, new Global Witness investigation reveals
Press release / March 13, 2019
New Congress holds first hearing on corporate transparency
Blog post / March 11, 2019
Every day is Commonwealth Day if you're looking for a golden visa
Press release / March 11, 2019
New analysis shows a worrying surge in exports of tropical timber to Vietnam and China from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2018
Press release / March 8, 2019
Response to Treasury Committee’s report on economic crime