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17-Dec-2014
Deliberations in Lima towards a new global agreement on climate change under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) led to the “Lima Call for Climate Action”.The main decision text, which was agreed in the early hours of Sunday 14 December, contained two parts: the definition of how Parties’ pledges or Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)...
17-Dec-2014
IPIECA has developed a new section of its website that houses a selection of case studies from member companies on how they have been using tools such as the IPIECA Global Water Tool for Oil and Gas and the GEMI Local Water Tool™ for Oil and Gas to assess water risks in their operations. Case studies from ConocoPhillips, Eni and Statoil highlight some of the benefits of applying water...
15-Dec-2014
In 2014 IPIECA conducted its biennial reporting survey to assess the use of the IPIECA, API and OGP Oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting across the industry during 2013 and uptake of other reporting frameworks as well as ascertain overall reporting trends. The survey also explored the ways in which companies use their sustainability reports and how they add...
15-Dec-2014
IPIECA was at the Third UN Forum on Business and Human Rights held in Geneva on 2-4 December to share with external stakeholders the progress industry has made on implementing the UN Guiding Principles (UNGPs). The coordinated voice of IPIECA and its members throughout the Forum highlighted the significance industry places on respecting human rights. IPIECA was represented on two parallel...
25-Nov-2014
In the latest World Energy Outlook report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the inter-governmental agency advises global decision-makers to not let events from the last year distract them from recognizing and confronting the longer-term signs of stress that are emerging in the energy system. These stress signs include access to energy and concerns over energy security driven by...
21-Nov-2014
IPIECA attended the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia for the once-in-a-decade global summit on protected areas. For one week, 5,000 delegates from 160 countries joined global efforts to set out a roadmap to safeguarding the planet’s natural areas. The session discussion on ‘Extractives, energy and responsible investments: Solutions’ featured a presentation by...
21-Nov-2014
The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held from 1 to 12 December in Lima, Peru. IPIECA will attend and will host a side-event on ‘Unburnable carbon in the context of the future energy system’ on 6 December 2014 at the IETA Pavilion (in the country delegation area of the main COP-20 arena),...
20-Nov-2014
The IPIECA-IOGP Oil Spill Response Joint Industry Project (OSR-JIP) has completed seven of the 24 Good Practice Guides that are being rewritten or newly created as part of the update of the IPIECA oil spill preparedness and response report series, and are now available for download on the OSR-JIP website. Titles in the completed Guides include: Oil Spill Training Sensitivity Mapping...