November 15th, 2023
A new report by the Financial Transparency Coalition and members finds that 22.5% of industrial and semi-industrial fishing vessels accused of forced labour were owned by European companies, topped by Spain, Russia and UK firms, although the majority of companies are from Asia, especially Chinese. The report entitled “Dark webs: uncovering those behind forced labour on
October 26th, 2022
Africa concentrates 48.9% of identified industrial and semi-industrial vessels involved in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, 40% in West Africa alone which has become a global epicentre for these activities, according to a new report from the Financial Transparency Coalition and partners – a group of 11 NGOs from across the world. The report
May 6th, 2021
The vast majority of Covid-19 recovery funds have gone to big corporations instead of toward welfare, small firms, or those working in the informal economy, according to the first major analysis of public bailout funds disbursed in developing countries during the pandemic.
January 15th, 2020
Tax incentives have been widely used on the justification that they attract investments. Yet there is mounting evidence that they are largely ineffective. So why are they still so popular among politicians and policymakers?