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15-Aug-2014
 IPIECA is searching for a Communications Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES The Communications Manager responsibilities will be to work with the Programme and Communications Director to support the implementation of the IPIECA communications strategy and plan.  Specific activities will include: Develop and edit content for IPIECA communications Publications (Annual Review, good practice...
11-Aug-2014
This report presents data collected from 29 companies using tools developed by IPIECA and OGP to assess overall health management performance and to compare performance between different parts of a company as well as between participating companies. The tools, developed in 2007, indicate the extent of management of eight leading indicators of health performance areas across companies...
04-Aug-2014
IPIECA has launched a good practice guide for managing and remediating releases to soil and groundwater from petroleum refineries, terminals, retail gas stations, and onshore exploration and production facilities. The Guide is intended to support decision-making associated with the management of impacts to soil, groundwater and soil vapor, addressing potential exposures and risks,...
28-Jul-2014
IPIECA has published a new guidance providing a summary and explanation of a number of water risk tools, including the IPIECA Global Water Tool for Oil and Gas, a customised version of the WBCSD Global Water Tool, and the GEMI Local Water Tool™ for Oil and Gas. This document describes, compares and contrasts the attributes and merits of several water tools from an oil and gas industry...
25-Jul-2014
IPIECA participated in the conference Transnational Corporate Human Rights Abuses: Delivering Access to Justice on 17 July. Hosted by CORE, the Business and Human Rights Centre and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, included three panel discussions focused on the challenges and solutions of ensuring access to justice. Representing the business perspective, Roper...
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...