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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...
25-Feb-2015
IPIECA is looking for a social responsibility and supply chain intern for six months with the possibility of progression.  This involves a wide range of tasks covering the spectrum of social performance issues and opportunities that relate to the global oil and gas industry, including the implementation of international human rights frameworks such as the UN Guiding Principles on...
16-Feb-2015
IPIECA and the American Petroleum Institute (API) jointly published a new guidance document on greenhouse (GHG) gas technical considerations and calculation methods entitled Addressing uncertainty in oil and natural gas industry greenhouse gas inventories. The document has been issued in two parts – the main summary guidance and detailed technical appendices. The guidance offers a...
13-Feb-2015
SPE’s E&P Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Conference Americas Striving for HSE Excellence – It Takes All of Us will bring together experts from industry, government and academia to share insights and best practices. Through presentations and discussions, this conference provides a platform to discuss E&P challenges and discover effective solutions to help us...
13-Feb-2015
IPIECA Executive Director, Brian Sullivan, gave the keynote speech at the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) 2015 Oil Spill Workshop in Tokyo. The speech highlighted the varying models of international partnerships used by IPIECA and its members across a spectrum of environmental and social issues. The partnership models all have the common message that working in collaboration achieves...
13-Feb-2015
For three days the oil and gas industry is set to discuss the importance of maintaining focus on oil spill response across all sectors at the Interspill conference and exhibition to be held on 24 – 26 March, Amsterdam. Under the theme of Working Together the conference aims to not only reflect on past events, but consider the likely future issues for oil and chemical spill prevention...