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Become a supporting company

Our supporting companies advance transparency and good governance in the extractive sector worldwide by observing and promoting the Expectations for EITI supporting companies and by contributing financially to the international management of the EITI.


How to become and EITI supporting company

Step 1: Complete and submit the EITI supporting company form

To express interest in becoming an EITI supporting company, please contact the EITI International Secretariat and complete our supporting company form. There are separate forms for commodity traders and financial institutions. 

Step 2: Commit to the Expectations for EITI supporting companies 

EITI supporting companies - including oil, gas and mining companies and commodity traders - are expected to observe the Expectations for EITI supporting companies. Commodity traders are encouraged to follow the EITI's reporting guidelines, and financial institutions are asked to agree to the statement of support to the EITI.

Step 3: Support the international management of the EITI

Oil and gas companies

Oil and gas companies are required to make an annual contribution according to their market capitalisation as follows:

  • USD 60,000 (>USD 10 billion market cap) 
  • USD 40,000 (between USD 10 – 5 billion market cap) 
  • USD 20,000 (<USD 5 billion market cap)

Mining and metals companies

Mining and metals companies are required to make an annual contribution of USD 15,000, but are recommended to make an annual contribution based on their market capitalisation at these levels.

Commodity traders

Commodity traders are required to make an annual contribution according to their annual revenue as follows:

  • USD 60,000 (>USD 75 billion revenue) 
  • USD 40,000 (between USD 25 – 75 billion revenue) 
  • USD 20,000 (<USD 25 bn revenue)

Financial institutions

Financial institutions are required to make an annual contribution to the international management of the EITI of USD 9,950. Other companies supporting the EITI are required to make an annual contribution according to their market capitalisation at the same levels indicated above for oil, gas and mining companies.


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