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Emerging Frontiers of Extractives Industry Transparency

Extractive industry sites spend hundreds of millions each year on of goods and services – but how much is staying in host countries? What corruptions risks surround such massive payments? How can we help more benefits stay close to site?

Join us for drinks, snacks and discussion at the OpenGov Hub as we explore a growing frontier in the transparency movement for extractive industries: procurement. Mine sites typically spend more on procurement of goods and services than taxes, payments to employees, and community investment combined. The potential to change lives is huge. But so is the risk for corruption. What can we do about it?