Monday, November 18, 2019

Law suit and deal making. How US lobby firms tap into Norwegian aid

In the wake of a law suit in California, Oslo’s chief climate forest advisor, the Washington-based firm Climate Advisers, was forced to give away almost one-third of its USD 10 million portfolio financed by Norwegian aid. The contracts lost ended up with Waxman Strategies, led by the famous ex-US Congressman Henry Waxman. Norway continues to dish out multi-million dollar aid grants to US consultants, avoiding tenders by routing funds through NGOs, an investigation by Development Today shows.

Norway continues to dish out multi-million dollar aid grants to US consultants, avoiding tenders by routing funds through NGOs, an investigation by Development Today shows.In the wake of a law suit in California, Oslo’s chief climate forest advisor, the
Washington-based firm Climate Advisers, was forced to give away almost one-third of
its USD 10 million portfolio financed by Norwegian aid. The contracts lost ended up
with Waxman Strategies, led by the famous ex-US Congressman Henry Waxman.

Glenn Hurowitz, Managing Director of Waxman Strategies
Photo: Waxman Strategies



Nigel Purvis, CEO of Climate Advisers
Photo: Climate Advisers

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