Investorideas.com | big ideas for the small cap investor- One of the first online investor resources providing research tools for renewable energy, water and Homeland Security Investing Search www.investorideas.com
   Member Access       Sign-up       Listings        Stock Directories       Research       Cleantech       Tech Newsletter         Headlines        Video       New Ventures   




First Peoples President Rebecca Adamson Appointed to Interior Department Committee on Extractive Industries

Category: Investment, Energy

Ideas get bigger when you share them...    Repost This

News about First Peoples Worldwide

January 8, 2013 (Investorideas.com energy stocks newswire) First Peoples Worldwide (FPW) Founder and President Rebecca Adamson has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to serve on the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee. The committee will guide and oversee the U.S. government's implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Join Investor Ideas Members to access the Renewable Energy stocks directory, water stocks, biotech stocks, defense stocks directories and the Insiders Corner

EITI is a global effort to increase the transparency and accountability of natural resource revenue reporting. Participating governments are required to disclose all revenues from oil, gas, and mining companies, while companies are required to disclose these same payments to governments. The two sets of data are subject to review and approval from an independent third party approved by both sides, and then released in a public report. The 21-person committee, which includes representatives from the industry, government, and civil society sectors, will develop USEITI reporting requirements through a multi-year, consensus-based process. The full list of committee members is available here.

"It is an honor to be chosen for the committee," says Adamson. "We commend the Department of Interior's recognition of the need to include an Indigenous voice in this process. Given the impacts of extractive companies on our communities, it is important that we are given a role in increasing the transparency of the industry."

Adamson is a pioneer in using market-based strategies to advocate for Indigenous Peoples around the world. By engaging directly with oil, gas, and mining companies and their shareholders, Adamson and FPW are restructuring business models to ensure Indigenous communities a fair stake in development projects that affect them. This year, FPW will release a report measuring the risk exposure to Indigenous Peoples for 40 oil, gas, and mining companies in the Russell 1000 Index. The data will be used to help investors incorporate Indigenous Peoples' interests in their investment decisions, and to promote shareholder dialogue with companies about Indigenous Peoples' rights. Click here to read more about FPW's corporate engagement program.

For more information and to interview Rebecca Adamson, please contact Nick Pelosi at npelosi@firstpeoples.org.

About First Peoples Worldwide:

Founded by Rebecca Adamson in 1997, First Peoples Worldwide is dedicated to strengthening Indigenous communities through the restoration of their authority and control over their assets. For more information, visit www.firstpeoples.org.

More Info:

This news is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire and its syndicated partner network

Publish Your News - Send a release
News now!

Get Free investor news and stock alerts: Sign up here

Published at the Investorideas.com Newswire - Big ideas for Global Investors

Disclaimer/ Disclosure:The Investorideas.com newswire is a third party publisher of news and research as well as creates original content as a news source. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Investorideas is a news source on Google news and Linkedintoday plus hundreds of syndication partners. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investment involves risk and possible loss of investment. This site is currently compensated by featured companies, news submissions, content marketing and online advertising. Contact each company directly for press release questions. Disclosure is posted on each release if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and is published for the sole interest of our readers. More disclaimer info: http://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp

BC Residents and Investor Disclaimer : Effective September 15 2008 - all BC investors should review all OTC and Pink sheet listed companies for adherence in new disclosure filings and filing appropriate documents with Sedar. Read for more info: http://www.bcsc.bc.ca/release.aspx?id=6894. Global investors must adhere to regulations of each country.


Investorideas.com Newswire

Mobile Alerts - Get the Investorideas.com newswire mobile app for iPhone or Android smartphone



Free News Alerts
Email:  




TOP

Investor Ideas © 2000 - 2014 InvestorIdeas.com®, ECON

Free Investor Stock Alerts
Sign up here

login | logout | about us | contact | disclaimer / disclosure |
advertise | company profile directory | partners / links |
job search | privacy policy | trade | services | sitemap |