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Human rights: promoting a culture of respect and good practice

April 2012

A fact sheet from a series developed by IPIECA and OGP to demonstrate the oil and gas industry’s present and future contribution to sustainable development. Prepared in advance of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The oil and gas industry operates in complex environments where human rights issues are a central concern. It is imperative that the industry conducts business in a responsible way.