"Companies are increasingly recognising the need for transparency"

[img_assist|nid=362|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=106|height=150]At an event in London hosted by BP, Peter Eigen, Chair of the EITI and founder of Transparency International, launched a new guide for how companies can play an integral role in helping create transparency in the extractive sector. The new EITI Business Guide, a joint publication of the EITI and the International Business Leaders Forum, outlines how business can support the implementation of the EITI.

EITI Implementation Guides also exist for governments and for civil society in resource-rich countries.