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News

This section lists news published by IPIECA. The latest news appears first, and you can filter items by using the fields on the left.

22-May-2015
Gabriella Herzog (Hess, IPIECA Social Responsibility Working Group Chair) participated in a panel on behalf of IPIECA organised by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) at the 2015 IFC Sustainability Exchange, which took place from 20-21 May in Washington, D.C., USA. The panel was titled Human rights due diligence: integrating human rights into Environmental and Social Impact...
20-May-2015
IPIECA and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) submitted a joint paper on the issue of fuel availability last week at the International Marine Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (IMO MEPC) 68. Part of the meeting’s discussion included a review of IMO's future study that will assess whether there is adequate fuel for ships to meet the 0.5%...
07-May-2015
The theme of this year’s annual review – An extraordinary journey – reflects the work and accomplishments made possible through the collaborative efforts of IPIECA’s members, the Secretariat and key stakeholders for the previous four decades. The review highlights some of the key achievements from 2014 across the spectrum of IPIECA’s activities on environmental...
09-Apr-2015
IPIECA - IOGP’s new guidance is aimed at clients and contractors and provides practical guidance for the development and implementation of all contracts that include a health component as determined by the Risk Assessment. The guidance serves as an addendum to the existing HSE Management – guidelines for working together in a contract environment. It supplements the original...
30-Mar-2015
Call for input: The oil and gas industry and sustainable development   IPIECA has partnered with the United States Council for International Business on their Business for Post-2015 website to showcase business activities that exemplify the private sector’s past and continuing contributions to sustainable development. The United Nations is in the midst of a process to define the...
16-Mar-2015
A new report published today by The Economist Intelligence Unit shows that a large majority of executives (83%) believe that human rights are a matter for businesses, not just for governments. The road from principles to practice: Today’s challenges for business in respecting human rights is supported by IPIECA, together with others global business associations, multinational companies...
13-Mar-2015
IPIECA founding meeting, 13 March 1974 - Hyde Park Hotel, London 41 years ago today, a small group of oil and gas companies from across the globe agreed that complex environmental issues could be better solved by working together rather than on a company basis. Formed on 13 March 1974, IPIECA now brings together 37 member companies operating in 146 countries and covering over half the world...
10-Mar-2015
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has today released an updated version of the general Global Water Tool (GWT) with some of the most recent datasets such as water stress indicators from the World Resources Institute. New user-friendly options enable easy import of existing data and improved GIS-based mapping. First launched in 2007, the GWT is a free and easy-to...