For many resource-rich developing countries, mineral resources present a significant economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), combined with gaps in the capabilities of tax authorities in develo ...
A new study from the IGF and IISD highlights how multistakeholder, market-based voluntary sustainability initiatives (VSIs) can promote more sustainable production practices, often at the global level.
The Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) expressed its commitment to responsible governance of the mining sector by joining the IGF.
The Government of Colombia expressed its commitment to good governance in the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).
In light of the specific tax treaty issues arising in the extractive industries, IGF and the International Senior Lawyers Project convened an meeting to identify and coordinate responses to tax treaties and the mining sector.