Press Release: Oil transparency must underpin negotiations over Libya’s future

—from BankTrack member Global Witness— London, 31st August, Transparency of Libya’s oil wealth must be a key priority of Thursday’s negotiations over the country’s future, said Global Witness today. The meeting, which is to be co-chaired by UK Prime Minister David Cameron and France’s President, Nicholas Sarkozy, could mark a …

Grossly Distorted Picture: GDP Still Misleading

Grossly Distorted Picture: GDP Still Misleading Governments, Banks and Investors by Omitting Asset Accounts By Hazel Henderson, for CSRWire Talkback The GDP results, however revised for the final quarter of 2010, will remain unreliable in charting recovery and progress in Europe, the USA and most other countries. GDP is now …