EITI countries continue the climb up the CPI

Transparency International (TI) has released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2017. The Index is of great interest to extractive sector followers and the EITI.

Unfortunately, the global picture is pretty dismal. This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption. Sadly this seems particularly true of countries with a significant extractives sector. Amongst the largest oil-producers in the world,

CPI and EITI – changes on the horizon

EITI Requirements on beneficial ownership will help track origins and proceeds of corruption.  

Indexes, for all their faults, are powerful communication tools for kick-starting policy discussion and change. In 1993 Transparency International put corruption on the map with the launch of the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which the EITI has blogged about previously. Two years later, the Financial Times nominated 1995 as the Year of Corruption. Institutions, ranging from the World Bank,