In the second year of CDP Water Disclosure, there has been a marked increase in the number of the world's largest companies reporting on their water usage, on the risks that water presents, and on their responses to that risk: of the companies in the Global 500 that were sent the second CDP Water Disclosure information request, 60% responded, up from 50% in 2010.
Within the Energy sector...
CH2M HILL have launched WaterMatch which is a free social networking site helping industry find sources of effluent for water re-use. The WaterMatch initiative promotes the beneficial reuse of municipal effluent for industrial use on a global basis. This is a mutually beneficial relationship between IPIECA and WaterMatch and has been fully supported by the IPIECA ...
In response to an invitation by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), IPIECA shared industry experience at the Technical Briefing of the third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to prepare a global legally binding instrument on Mercury (INC3) on 30 October 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. IPIECA’s presentation and ad hoc data collection are available below.
- Fuels and Products
The Global Water Tool for oil and gas is a new customized version of the free and easy-to-use World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Global Water Tool. The Tool will help oil and gas companies map their water use and assess risks for their overall global portfolio of sites considering each part of the oil and gas value chain.
The Tool is comprised of:
IPIECA is pleased to announce that the Spanish translation of Indigenous Peoples and the oil and gas industry: context, issues and emerging good practice is now available.
This issue review provides an introduction to Indigenous Peoples’ rights and outlines some of the reasons why these warrant special consideration by oil and gas companies. An overview of Indigenous Peoples...
Emerging regulation of life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions for transportation fuels has raised urgent questions about both definition and evaluation of life-cycle emissions, and the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of regulatory approaches which use such analyses.
IPIECA is therefore pleased to announce the publication of the IPIECA workshop summary Life-cycle greenhouse gas...
IPIECA congratulates the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for achieving a reasoned and open discussion on the complex topic of business and human rights. His efforts have culminated in the recent endorsement of the Guiding Principles by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
IPIECA has appreciated participating in the global, multi-stakeholder...
- Social responsibility
The second edition of the IPIECA, API and OGP Petroleum industry guidelines for reporting greenhouse gas emissions has been realeased. It is available both online from the Library, and in print format.
Recognizing the need to update the Guidelines to reflect changing practices, IPIECA and API jointly initiated the development of this second edition of the Guidelines to continue to promote...