Global Witness

Many of the world’s worst environmental and human rights abuses are driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system. Global Witness is campaigning to end this. We carry out hard-hitting investigations, expose these abuses, and campaign for change.  We are independent, not-for-profit, and work with partners around the world in our fight for justice.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Monday, February 03, 2020
Exxon’s Exploitative Oil Deal in Guyana Will Deprive the Country of Up to US$55 Billion
Exxon’s exploitative oil deal with Guyana will cause the country to lose up to US$55 billion, according to a new Global Witness investigation based on an OpenOil analysis. The new report, Signed Away , shows how the oil major used aggressive tactics and threats to pressure inexperienced Guyanese...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
New Report: Nearly Two Thirds of the World’s New Oil and Gas to Come From the US
New US oil and gas production over the next decade is expected to dwarf that of every other country, with Texas becoming the world's top oil and gas producer and Pennsylvania becoming the third largest producer, shows a new Global Witness analysis . To avoid climate catastrophe and limit warming to...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Global Witness Joins Leading Transparency Organizations To Demand the Removal of ExxonMobil and Chevron From Global Anti-Corruption Program
In a letter published today, Global Witness has joined forces with leading transparency and anti-corruption organizations including Publish What You Pay-U.S. and Oxfam America, to urge the Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to take action against oil giants,...
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