The Ipieca Principles and the Ipieca-WBCSD SDG Roadmap are key frameworks through which Ipieca aims to inspire action. This repository provides tangible examples of how members are operationalising the principles and embedding SDG Roadmap actions in their business, offering inspiration and insights for other companies. The examples are supplemented with relevant Ipieca good practice guidance and resources to further support companies to take the next step on their sustainability journey.

Showing 42 studies related to Coastal conservation and a home for fish
Carbon Out programme impact
  • Map-pinItaly

Baker Hughes has launched the Carbon Out programme, engaging over 50,000 employees globally to identify and implement emission reduction initiatives, aligning with its net zero commitment. It targets both short and long-term opportunities for carbon reduction.

Signing contracts with local Traditional Owners
  • Map-pinAustralia

Woodside Energy continues to work closely with its contractors to provide opportunities for Traditional Owner/Custodian businesses.

Blue Carbon Project
  • Map-pinAngola

Sonangol acknowledges the impact of its activities on the local ecosystem and biodiversity. As a voluntary initiative, Sonangol E.P. launched the five-year Blue Carbon Project in 2021 in partnership with the Otchiva NGO, with an annual USD 240 000 investment.

Human rights due diligence in renewable energy projects
  • Map-pinSpain

Within Repsol's Delta II wind project, the Jiloca cluster in Spain is a key focus of their human rights due diligence efforts, playing a crucial role in Repsol's commitment to minimizing the impacts of their operations on human rights and obtaining a social license.

Ocean for Life strategy
  • Map-pinThailand

PTTEP's 'Ocean for Life' strategy, driven by its offshore operations, aims to achieve a net-positive impact on ocean biodiversity and ecosystem services value for all offshore operations (from base year 2019), increase community income by 50%, and establish 16,000 conservation networks by 2030.

Commitment of $10.2 Million to local children's hospitals
  • Map-pinNorth America

Ovintiv is directly supporting key programmes and initiatives aimed at promoting health equity in paediatric medicine, enabling community-based approaches to enhance mental health and well-being, and fostering innovation.

Education and investment in energy efficiency
  • Map-pinRomania

România Eficientă' is a unique initiative in Romania, aimed to create a culture of energy efficiency in the building sector.

Onshore water management app
  • Map-pinUnited States of America

Murphy Oil continues to evolve and enhance the water management software application that was first developed for its Tupper Montney asset in 2019. Today, the app supports its entire onshore water operations in the US and Canada with real-time monitoring, reporting and alerts.

Collaboration with Pure Grow Africa to train 1500 Buliisa farmers
  • Map-pinUganda

The Buliisa Farmers Capacity Building Project enhances the agricultural foundation of the region, showcasing McDermott's commitment to inclusive and sustainable development in partnership with local communities.

Clear vision for Equatoguinean youth
  • Map-pinEquatorial Guinea

To help youth with eyesight issues get proper care and medical attention, Marathon Oil started the Ver Bien EG Project to screen children for eyesight issues on Bioko Island.

Report acknowledges different energy pathways
  • Map-pinGhana, Senegal, Mauritania and Equatorial Guinea

Kosmos Energy emphasizes the importance of a just energy transition, recognizing the need for economic justice and dignified lives for all people.

Cuentame grievance mechanisms
  • Map-pinColombia and Ecuador

Proactive, open and honest relations with its neighbours are of key importance both to the GeoPark’s ethos and to smooth operations, and a key part of GeoPark’s community engagement strategy is its Cuentame grievance mechanism.

Improving the quality and availability of water in Permian basin
  • Map-pinUnited States of America

In 2022, almost half of ExxonMobil’s net US oil and natural gas production came from the Permian Basin. As it works to responsibly develop its assets in the region, ExxonMobil is working to safeguard the availability and quality of its water sources.

Addressing biodiversity impacts through the mitigation hierarchy
  • Map-pinUnited States of America, Norway and Canada

ConocoPhillips employs a comprehensive mitigation hierarchy approach to address biodiversity risks and impacts, beginning with avoidance, followed by minimization, restoration and offsetting where necessary.

Conserving endangered lapwing in Kazakhstan
  • Map-pinKazakhstan

Chevron, through Tengizchevroil (TCO), sponsors the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) and its work on the Sociable Lapwing Conservation Project. This conservation project is an important biodiversity offset for TCO to achieve no net loss of terrestrial natural habitat.

Social investment projects for rural communities
  • Map-pinColombia

Canacol Energy focuses on community empowerment and improving health and safety conditions independently of its resource extraction activities.

Landfarming
  • Map-pinGabon

Assala utilises ex-situ landfarming to treat legacy sludge, oil residue, and black spot areas contaminated with hydrocarbons. This process utilises bioremediation, employing enzymes and microorganisms to degrade pollutants into less harmful substances.

Improving biodiversity in renewable projects
  • Map-pinGlobal

Cepsa has set a new objective to promote steps that will have a positive impact on biodiversity in its future renewable projects.

Supporting the Territorialization and Acceleration of SDGs project
  • Map-pinGlobal

Petrobras supported the Territorialization and Acceleration of SDGs project, carried out by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the objective of strengthening the 2030 Agenda at the municipal level and, thereby, contributing to the achievement of sustainable development.

Developing social baseline for offshore seismic survey
  • Map-pinAsia

Presented with the problem of limited existing baseline data pertaining to the fisheries present within a seismic survey area, an oil and gas company decided to partner with regional and national wildlife conservation groups and two universities to develop a fisheries study.

Making clean water accessible
  • Map-pinSouth Sudan

In its effort to create positive social impacts where it operates, PETRONAS has been championing access to clean water in South Sudan, joining hands with the national NGO Nile Hope to benefit the population by establishing the Water for Life programme since 2018.

Implementing biodiversity action plans for solar and wind projects
  • Map-pinFrance

TotalEnergies operates the combined photovoltaic and wind power plants of La Perrière, located near the Réunion Island National Park, a category II IUCN listed area. Given the site's location and to avoid and minimize its impacts on the sensitive habitat, TotalEnergies has developed a biodiversity action plan.

Creating opportunity through community-built solar-powered water wells
  • Map-pinEquatorial Guinea

Building solar water wells continues to be one of Trident Energy's initiatives with the greatest positive impact in Equatorial Guinea. Powered by solar energy through photovoltaic panels, the wells provide access to clean drinking water for thousands of people in rural communities.

Montney Water Hub offers ESG benefits in Cutbank Ridge
  • Map-pinUnited States

Ovintiv's water resource hubs in the Cutbank Ridge of its Montney operating area are closed-loop systems that run on hydropower. Since the hubs have opened, they have conserved approximately 1.3 billion gallons of freshwater, equivalent to the average annual water use of approximately 9,000 households.  

Supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Ghana
  • Map-pinGhana

In Ghana, together with its Joint Venture (JV) partners, Tullow Oil continues to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises through the Fisherman's Anchor project which enables beneficiaries, dependent upon the fishing industry, to access finance to develop additional sources of revenue.

Connecting rural communities through improved road infrastructure
  • Map-pinColombia

As a goal of 2024, Ecopetrol has proposed to intervene 958 kilometers of roads, contributing to the dynamism of the regions, access to better land mobility conditions, and the generation of employment, mostly local.

Caring for Country: protecting local culture and respecting the environment
  • Map-pinAustralia

The Blacktip gas field, located in the Australian offshore Bonaparte basin, has been part of Eni's 'Caring for Country' project since 2006. Extensive surveys and consultation were undertaken with the Traditional Owners to determine cultural heritage values that need to be protected and conditions for the long term use of the land for the Blacktip Project.

Supporting the Louisiana Coastal Restoration workforce
  • Map-pinUnited States

In the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a region highly vulnerable to climate change, Kosmos Energy partnered with Tierra Resources, a Louisiana-based non-profit focused on wetlands restoration and the development of blue carbon capture projects.

Combatting malaria
  • Map-pinEquatorial Guinea

Malaria is one of the main public health threats in Equatorial Guinea, reducing life expectancy. Since 2003, Marathon Oil has supported the Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Program (BIMEP), a multi-system public health programme.

Supporting native Texas grasslands
  • Map-pinUnited States

Since 2015, EOG has supported Texan by Nature, a collaborative partnership between natural resource users and conservation experts to promote conservation efforts that help sustain Texas's working lands, water supplies, and wildlife.

Providing renewable energy for schools
  • Map-pinIndia

McDermott actively engages with its host communities to identify opportunities to implement social responsibility initiatives that align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These initiatives are carried out with local implementation partners in communities located within 50 kilometers of their local offices.

Indigenous Housing Initiative
  • Map-pinCanada

After listening to Indigenous communities about their concerns and priorities, Cenovus created its Indigenous Housing Initiative, the largest community investment in Cenovus's history. The programme helps address one of the most pressing issues facing Indigenous communities in Canada – inadequate housing.

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