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EO Partnership with MiQ

We’re proud to work in partnership with MiQ to jointly certify natural gas based on both methane emissions and wider ESG metrics.  As two non-profit corporations with similar missions and purpose of using voluntary standards to incentivize improvements in industry performance and accountability, partnering together was a natural fit.

EO Annual Report 2021


Annual Report 2021

For Equitable Origin, 2021 has been a year of tremendous growth and opportunity. Although the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change continue to affect Indigenous Peoples, EO and its partners are adapting to continue their help to promote and strengthen the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Hiring! Mexico Program Coordinator



Equitable Origin (EO) es una organización sin fines de lucro con base en la Ciudad de Nueva York, EEUU. La misión de EO es apoyar el desarrollo sostenible de energía y recursos naturales.

Equitable Origin and RITA Work on Connectivity

As part of the Resource Hub Project activities in Mexico, Equitable Origin (EO) and the Red Indígena de Turismo de México Asociación Civil (RITA) signed a Cooperation Agreement in July 2020. The agreement outlines five workstreams to help strengthen Indigenous rights in Mexico.

Equitable Origin starts to work on E-Learning to Strengthen Indigenous Rights in Mexico

Indigenous communicator uses the internet for E-Learning

Did you know that Mexico has an indigenous population of 11.1 million people which is almost 10 percent of Mexico’s population? Of this population only 40 percent of Indigenous Peoples have access to 4G coverage according to the diagnoses of Mobile Service Coverage in Indigenous Peoples of the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) and the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (INPI). Although Indigenous Peoples have access to some kind of mobile coverage, that does not mean they are subscribed or have effective access to the service and its benefits.

A Look Back: The Past Ten Years of Equitable Origin

A decade ago, Equitable Origin was founded based on the personal experiences of the organization's co-founders with oil and gas development and Indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Since then, Equitable Origin has been working to strengthen Indigenous rights and improve social and environmental performance in the energy sector.

Equitable Origin (EO) and the Red Indígena de Turismo de México Asociación Civil (RITA) Partner to Strengthen Indigenous Rights


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On July 28, 2020, Equitable Origin (EO) and the Red Indígena de Turismo de México Asociación Civil (RITA) signed a Cooperation Agreement to strengthen indigenous rights in Mexico. The purpose of this agreement is to identify and develop synergies with respect to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), sharing knowledge and experience, and providing support to the Indigenous Rights and Resource Hub Project (el Centro de Fortalecimiento para los Derechos Indígenas or CEFO Indígena in Spanish).

RITA is a network of community organizations with indigenous identity, made up of 100 organizations based in 17 states in Mexico and comprising 17 indigenous communities.