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22-Jun-2016
IPIECA attended the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2), which took place at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23-27 May 2016. Over 2,000 attendees representing 170 nations participated to discuss the latest global, regional and national developments related to the environment. UNEA-2 provided the first global...
14-Jun-2016
IPIECA, a founding PCFV partner and donor, hosted the 11th Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV) meeting in London on 6 and 7 June 2016. During the two-day meeting, participants had the opportunity to discuss the progress towards achieving the two main PCFV goals; the lead phase-out in gasoline and fuel desulphurization campaigns. The meeting was well-attended, with 44...
09-Jun-2016
Reports to: Climate Change Senior Manager Location: IPIECA London office, 14th Floor City Tower, 40 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5DE IPIECA background IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. We develop, share and promote good practices and knowledge to help the industry improve its environmental and social performance. Founded in 1974...
05-Jun-2016
Today is UNEP’s World Environment Day, an annual event that seeks to raise awareness on environmental issues and encourage global action to protect nature and planet Earth. IPIECA, as the global oil and gas association for environmental and social issues, is committed to helping the industry be a ‘part of the solution’ to improve the management of environmental and social...
01-Jun-2016
IPIECA attended the most recent UN climate change meeting which ran from 16-26 May in Bonn, Germany. As the first official meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since the Paris Agreement was made at COP21 in December, the group were tasked with beginning to make the preparations required for the Paris Agreement to enter into force. In her opening address,...
27-May-2016
IPIECA and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) releases Health leading performance indicators report – 2015 data. In 2007, IPIECA and the joint Health Committee of IOGP, co-published Health Performance Indicators - A guide for the oil and gas industry. This report lead to the production of two health leading performance indicator tools. Participating companies...
22-May-2016
This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity 2016 theme is ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods’. The concept of ‘mainstreaming biodiversity’ is central to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will also be discussed in the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity...
19-May-2016
IPIECA participated in the triennial Asia-Pacific Oil Spill Prevention & Preparedness Conference (SpillCon) held in Perth, Australia on 2–6 May 2016. Rob Cox, IPIECA Technical Director and OSR-JIP Manager presented a paper entitled “Emerging best practices in oil spill response and the implications for regional preparedness” and participated in the closing panel...