Unearthing corruption risks in mining approvals

In October Corruption Watch launched our research report on corruption in the mining approvals process. The report focused specifically on the start of the mining chain of events, where permits are sought and granted and decisions are made about when, where and under what circumstances mining can occur, according to a rigorous set of procedures Read more >

CW report: corruption in mining approval processes

Corruption Watch, in a new report released today, identifies the vulnerabilities in the mining application process, which give rise to corruption between mining companies, government authorities and community leaders, often to the detriment of mining-affected communities. As part of a Transparency International (TI) global initiative involving 20 TI chapters, the Mining for Sustainable Development Research Read more >

Report launch: Mining for Sustainable Development (SA)

Corruption Watch has been part of a global research initiative into risks and vulnerabilities in the mining application process – when mining licenses, contracts and permits are awarded – which give rise to corruption. The initiative, called Mining For Sustainable Development, is driven by Transparency International (TI) and aims to strengthen transparency and accountability in Read more >