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  • One solution won't end corruption, but many could

    Thu, September 7, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    With US$1.5 trillion estimated to be paid in bribes by businesses and individuals each year, transparency and oversight in beneficial ownership and public procurement play a critical role in the fight against corruption in the extractives sector.

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  • Sustainable development for 16 fishing communities along Chile’s coast

    Mon, August 28, 2023

    Chile program

    The livelihoods of more than 140,000 fisherfolk along Chile’s 4,000 miles (~6,000km) coast are dependent upon sustainable fisheries and face an increasing challenge in reconciling conservation with the ability to generate a sustainable livelihood.

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  • ”I've learned that I can be a leader in my community”

    Thu, August 3, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    The Awajún School of Governance reached a major milestone, graduating its first class of 54 young students from five Indigenous communities in Alto Mayo (San Martin region), Peru. Graduates have the tools to play a more active role in the decision-making processes in their community.

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  • Indigenous self-determination is a right BHP Foundation actively supports

    Thu, July 6, 2023

    Canada program

    The BHP Foundation partners with Indigenous organizations and local communities in many parts of the world to actively support self-determination.

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  • Exponential increase in demand for transition minerals: risk and opportunity

    Fri, June 30, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    Never has extractive industry transparency been more critical than in shaping the energy transition, as resource rich countries will face an exponential increase in demand which will lead to wealth generation. This presents both huge risk and opportunity.

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  • Commitment to reconciliation starts in the classroom

    Mon, May 29, 2023

    Australia program

    The Narragunnawali Program includes an educational online platform that provides practical ways for educators to introduce meaningful reconciliation initiatives in the classroom, essential to supporting the growing reconciliation movement across Australia.

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  • Increasing women's participation in Colombia’s public procurement

    Mon, May 8, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    The city of Palmira, in Colombia, has taken crucial steps to use public procurement to empower those who have been historically excluded from the economy, including women businesses and small and microbusinesses.

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  • Fight against corruption builds momentum at Summit for Democracy

    Wed, April 12, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    Addressing and fighting corruption was high on the agenda at the second Summit for Democracy held on March 29-30, 2023, co-hosted by United States President Biden with the governments of Costa Rica, the Netherlands, Republic of Korea, and Republic of Zambia.

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  • Integrity, transparency and accountability are key to Ukraine’s recovery

    Tue, April 4, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    Latest estimates suggest over US 400 billion dollars* will be needed to reconstruct Ukraine. To make the most of every dollar, a coalition known as RISE (Reconstruction Integrity, Sustainability and Efficiency) Ukraine is working to help Ukraine build back better, making the reconstruction a model of open government and open contracting.

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  • Ningaloo: a model for reef management with a localized action plan

    Tue, March 28, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    The Ningaloo community has reached a pivotal point in their efforts to address the impacts of climate change on their reef. With the introduction of a comprehensive action plan under the Ningaloo Resilience Strategy, reef managers and community members are now equipped with the tools needed to build climate resilience and implement solutions at a local level.

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