Our shared Commitment:Disclosure of Oil and Mining payments to Governments
June 25th, 2015
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate JPIC office has joined and signed a letter by faith-based organizations and religious communities in supporting a U.S law, which creates more transparency of oil and mining payments to Governments.The letter is addressed to Secretary Kerry at the Department of State.
The faith based organizations and religious communities letter says, “As people of faith, we call on the U.S. Government to renew its moral leadership to help combat corruption, protect human rights, and ensure that citizens can hold companies and their governments accountable for which resource concessions are granted, the money received from those projects and how the profits are spent.”
Read letter here: Faith Ltr. to Sec. Kerry-DoddFrank 1504