President Hollande and Prime Minister Cameron announced this at a joint press conference in Paris.
A register with who actually owns and controls companies in the UK will be publicly available for citizens.
UK Minister: Our commitment to the EITI shows just how serious we are about transparency.
The UK Minister in charge of the country's EITI process explains why in this blog post.
UK EITI Champion, Jo Swinson, welcomes collaboration between industry and civil society as EITI gets underway
Jo Swinson, the UK’s EITI Champion and Business Minister, talks about what the group hopes to achieve.
What might be the implications of Brexit for the UK’s policy on international extractives governance and its anti-corruption agenda?
As the country emerges from the political storm caused by the momentous Brexit vote, Eddie Rich reflects on what lessons the referendum teach us for the future of Br-EITI.
The EITI's commodity trading working group meets in London to discuss general updates and developments on reporting practices in EITI countries. Reporting on commodity trading will be piloted in some EITI countries and the meeting will discuss how these efforts can best be supported.
This is a closed event.
For more information on what commodity trading and the EITI, visit our dedicated page on commodity trading
First EITI report published in the country where it all began
The EITI has received over USD 1 million in funding from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID).
The Government of the United Kingdom affirmed its leadership role in fighting corruption and its support of efforts to reveal real owners ahead of the Open Government Partnership Summit in Paris this December.
43 countries publish roadmaps to disclose the real owners of companies in oil, gas and mining by January 2020. 20 commit to public registers.
The EITI Standard requires that companies that “bid for, operate or invest in extractive assets” should publicly disclose the identity of their beneficial owners. Over the past month, 43 EITI countries have published their plans for how to disclose the real owners of companies in their extractive sector by January 2020.