Tools for countries implementing requirement 2.5 of the Standard:
A model beneficial ownership declaration form (excel file, see attachment below)
Standard Terms of Reference (ToR) for Independent Administrators (IA) including instructions for multi-stakeholder groups who wish to task the IA with collecting and collating beneficial ownership data (word doc
As financial and lending institutions with exposure to extractive companies operating around the world, we believe it is in the interest of the companies that we lend to and invest in operate in a business environment characterised by stability, transparency and respect for the rule of law. These factors are essential to securing economic prosperity and social cohesion, which, in turn, enable these companies to prosper. However, they are frequently undermined by poor standards of governance and transparency,
Many efforts have been devoted to improving resource governance through the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. A review of 50 evaluations concludes that the EITI has succeeded in diffusingthe norm of transparency, establishing the EITI standard, and institutionalizing transparency practices.
ByPäivi Lujala,Siri Aas Rustad and Philippe Le Billon
Republic of Congo's 2017 EITI Report covers extractive activities in the country for that fiscal year.
The Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) engaged Messrs Boas & Associates to reconcile the payments made by Mining Companies and receipts by the government of Ghana for 2017 and 2018.
The report covers an overview of the mining sector in Ghana; license registers; exploration, production, and exports of minerals; beneficial ownership; contract transparency; state participation in the extractive sector; revenue collection (including reconciliation and allocation; social and economic spending; and the outcomes and impact of the EITI in Ghana.