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October, 2015

Letter from Civil society organisations - call on EITI to consider climate risks in reporting standards for extractives

On 13 October, several civil-society prganisations submitted a letter (linked below) to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Board calling on global reporting standards for extractive industries to include transparency from fossil fuel companies about the future viability of their oil, coal and gas projects in a warming world. This is to address climate change as part of the EITI.

The letter is attached below. Jonas Moberg, Head of the Secretariat, published the following response: The EITI and Climate Risk (PDF attached below).

Signatories:

350.org, Abibimman Foundation, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, Association Actions Vitales Pour Le Développement durable, Ateneo School of Government, Carbon Market Watch, Center for Indigenous Peoples Research and Development, Center for International Environmental Law, Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental, Change Partnership, Climate Action Network (CAN) International Climate Justice Programme, EcoEquity, EKOenergy, Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal, Forests of the World, Friends of the Earth Europe, Greater Access Reconstruction and Justice Action Network Nepal, Germanwatch, Global Catholic Climate Movement, Global Citizens Initiative, Greenpeace International, Grupo de Financiamiento Climatico America Latina y el Caribe, Heinrich Boll Foundation, Leave it in the Ground Initiative, Market Forces, Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities, NGO Coalition for Environment Nigeria, Oil Change International, SONIA for a Just New World, Stop Mad Mining Network, SustainUS, Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Policy Research and Education), Tree Adoption Uganda, WWF International