Accessing Mining License Information: Inspiring Others by One’s Action

Written by: Abdurrahman Wahid, Knowledge Manager SOMASI NTB “The mining industry has been destroying the environment,” explained Jamhur about West Nusa Tenggara Province. Publish What You Pay (PWYP)…

PWYP Resource Center: Understanding Transfer Pricing for Civil Society

More than 60% of the world trade value is generated from the transactions related to the multi-national companies using transfer pricing schemes, namely by diverting corporate profits from countries…

Community Training on Policy Advocacy and Kendeng Women Gathering

For decades, Kendeng’s heroine have been involved in various activities to preserve Kendeng Mountain. Their aspiration has been voiced, including during the meeting with the government. However,…

Beneficial Ownership Disclosure to Prevent Conflict of Interest and Monopoly Practices

Natural resources sector is prone to conflict of interest and monopolistic practices. Information disclosure regarding the beneficial ownership (BO) can be used as a tool to map out the corporate…

Increasing Public Participation in Mining Monitoring through the Utilization of Licensing Document

Dwi Arie Santo, Coordinator of SOMASI NTB opened the workshop "Understanding the Mining Governance and the Room for Public Participation" last 21-22 March 2019. Meaningful public participation is…

Understanding and Promoting Beneficial Ownership Data Transparency in the Extractive Sector

Panama Papers in 2016 revealed names of public officials and world leaders, including 1038 Indonesian taxpayers. It clearly  showed that the corporation could be used as a tool for cross-border money…

Beneficial Ownership Mapping for Anti-Corruption Activist

The criminal act of corruption, especially related to corporate crime is oftentimes hard to be revealed because the multilevel and complicated structure of ownership to hide the beneficial ownership…

Shareholder Activism, An Alternative Measure to Advocate Social Policy

Shareholder activism or activism through capital market is a new trend in social policy advocacy, which is usually done by minority investor in General Meeting of Shareholder of a Public Company to…

Financial Modelling: A New Instrument for Promoting Accountability in Extractive Industry

The wave of transparency in extractive industry sector has led to data disclosure in this secretive sector, whether data of revenue as well as contract. The data disclosure does not necessarily…