Global Witness response to G7 Nature Compact agreement
The G7 leaders’ Nature Compact has rightly recognised they need to do more to safeguard forests. This must now be backed up by all G7 members, and other key consumer countries, bringing forward legislation to end their countries’ complicity in global forest destruction ahead of COP26.
Corporate lobbyists pushing to gut EU rules for renewable hydrogen
FOI requests show Hydrogen Europe lobbying hard with European Commission
Shell & Eni court ruling must be appealed to avoid get out of jail free card for the corrupt says NGO coalition
Full judgment in the criminal trial related to the OPL 245 oil field in Nigeria was released today
Chinese banks are pouring billions into destructive agribusiness linked to global deforestation
Global Witness reveals today that Chinese banks are failing to take adequate measures to ensure their money is not contributing to environmental destruction
EU Commission meets fossil gas industry twice PER WEEK
Global Witness launches EU Gas Detector for the public to track fossil fuel companies access to EU officials
Energy Council draft proposals on key EU energy law a huge step backwards on climate
NGOs concerned by leaked proposals from Energy Council
Global Witness welcomes suspension of cash payments from Myanmar gas project linked to military junta
Global Witness welcomes today's announcement by French oil major Total that the Moattama Gas Transportation Company Limited (MGTC) has suspended all cash dividend payments to its shareholders.
Shell and Eni lose rights to scandal plagued Nigerian oil licence as corruption trials continue
Campaigners today applauded President Buhari's insistence that the oil field could not be developed until corruption cases had concluded
Cross-party support for UK Environment Bill to tackle role of UK banks in funding global deforestation, with £900m funnelled into forest-risk commodities in 2020
As the UK Environment Bill is debated in Parliament today, MPs, civil society and indigenous leaders in forest-rich countries are calling for the legislation to be strengthened to tackle the crucial role of the UK financial sector in bankrolling global deforestation.
Congolese PR firm with links to former president behind smear campaign targeting Global Witness and partners, investigation suggests
We have uncovered links between a politically-connected PR firm in DRC and an online smear campaign launched following the publication of a joint report with the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa
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