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Bloomberg forecasts that almost half of all new cars will be electric by 2040. Add to that the demand for lithium-ion batteries for home energy storage and other uses. But the transition from fossil fuels comes with its own risks. In this report, RCS Global balances progress with supply chain risks of The Battery Revolution

Paul Ogwu writes that *Nigeriia's EITI process has gained substantially in transparency and availability of data and reports but needs to improve on its implementation of recommendations to become an accountability regime. 

These and more jobs, blogs, photos, videos, and discussions are on GOXI.

New members (this week) - Welcome
  • Solomon; Energy intern - Kampala Energy Oil & Gas Consultancy; Kampala, Uganda
  • Illari Aragon; Programme Officer - Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD); London, United Kingdom
  • Mwaka Nakazwe Musantu; Lawyer; Lusaka, Zambia
  • Rose Wang; Project Manager - University of Dundee; Dundee, United Kingdom
  • Yessenia; Project Manager - Lima, Peru
New Posts
  • Registration now open for IGF's Annual General Meeting: October 16-20 in Geneva - Mira Oberman - Read
  • RCS Global's new briefing paper: The battery revolution: balancing progress with supply chain risks - Nicholas Garret - Read
  • ElTI implementation in Nigeria moving from reports to reform - Paul Ogwu - Read


  • CSMI at Wits; Certificate Program in Community Relations Practice in the Extractive Industry: Management of Community Impacts; Johannesburg, South Africa; September 4 - 8, 2017 - RSVP
  • Rushaiya Ibrahim-Tanko; NRGI Anglophone Africa Regional Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub Course; Accra, Ghana; September 5 - 17,2017 - RSVP
  • World Refining Association; LARTC 6TH ANNUAL MEETING; Buenos Aires, Agentina; September 5 - 7, 2017 - RSVP
  • World Refining Association; ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL DOWNSTREAM; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; September 17 - 19, 2017 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • Advisor for the Program Regional Resource Governance in West Africa - GIZ - Apply
  • Responsible Mining Projects Manager - RCS Global - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Member profile - Nicholas Garrett

Dr. Nicholas Garrett is an impact entrepreneur driving innovation in responsible sourcing, trading and production of natural resources. He is CEO at RCS Global (www.rcsglobal.com) and a member of the Board of Directors at the Better Sourcing Program (www.bsp-assurance.com).

(Information on featured members and organizations is based on content shared by members or publicly available information, sometimes edited for language and brevity, and should not be considered an endorsement by GOXI of any member's skills or experience.)

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Beyond GOXI: Books, news, papers and reports
  • INFOGRAPHIC: The Yukon -  Where mineral potential is coming of age - Visual CapitalistSee
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Explaining the surging demand for lithium-ion batteries - Visual Capitalist - Read
  • Cycles of resource nationalism: Hegemonic struggle and the incorporation of Bolivia and Indonesia - Brent Z. Kaup and Paul K. Gellert - Read
  • Retrieving gold, and more, from wastewater - New York Times  - Read
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