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Mauritius Leaks: ‘A moral crime’: Leaked contract reveals how shipowners wash their hands of toxic vessels via offshore world

23 July 2019, by Margot Gibbs and Ted Jeory (Finance Uncovered).

Confidential documents leaked as part of a major collaboration between investigative journalists reveal how international companies profit and conceal their pivotal role in the deadly shipbreaking industry. The commercial contract, obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and analysed by Finance Uncovered as part of the Mauritius Leaks project, provides a rare insight into how blue chip corporations boast about their environmental ethics on the one hand, while on the other make deals with offshore companies to rid themselves of polluted assets.

The full article was produced by Finance Uncovered.