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17-Jul-2014
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released its 2013 Annual Report in June. The report covers the first year in which UNEP held its Governing Council under universal membership and saw an increase in its regular budget, as was agreed by governments at Rio+20 in June 2012. In his introduction, Ban Ki-Moon outlines that these changes send a clear message that “international...
17-Jul-2014
The first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) took place from 23-27 June 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The overarching theme of the meeting was, ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, including sustainable consumption and production (SCP)’. Many observers viewed the meeting as pivotal for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to demonstrate its...
17-Jul-2014
The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI), a partnership between IPIECA, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) and the Equator Principles Association, has launched its website: www.csbi.org.uk The website provides information about the CSBI and its current workstreams. Visitors can download CSBI products including the Charter and the Timeline Tool, and find out more...
17-Jul-2014
IPIECA welcomes its newest member, the Australian oil and gas producer, Santos. Santos is one of Australia’s largest producers of gas to the domestic market and has the largest exploration and production acreage position in Australia. Santos has developed major oil and liquids businesses in Australia and operates in all mainland Australian states and the Northern Territory. The company...
10-Jul-2014
IPIECA has published a new report on understanding short-lived climate forcers (SLCF), highlighting the findings from a workshop held in October 2013. The report explores some of the major themes impacting the SLCFs discussion, and aims to: Identify and understand the effects on warming, precipitation, and air quality from methane and black carbon as well as the associated uncertainty...
07-Jul-2014
JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Project Support Coordinator Reports to: Senior Manager - Environment Location: IPIECA London office, 209-215 Blackfriars Road, SE1 8NL IPIECA background IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. It develops shares and promotes good practices and knowledge to help the industry improve its environmental and social...
07-Jul-2014
The latest edition of Changing Tides – the newsletter of the GI SEA Programme, has been published. This quarterly publication provides updates on recent GI SEA activities, plans for the future, and progress towards expanding the programme's membership. Features in this issue include highlights from the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) 2014, the launch of the ITOPF film series...
02-Jul-2014
IPIECA and Conservation International (CI) are running an event titled Oil & water don't mix - embedding water management in oil & gas at World Water Week 2014, taking place from 31 August – 5 September in Stockholm. The event will involve a panel session with speakers from IPIECA members BP, Chevron and Shell, moderated by CI, which will explore how the industry is...