Ipieca, API and IOGP have released a new publication -Guidelines on implementing spill impact mitigation assessment (SIMA)- produced in support of the Ipieca-IOGP guidance on net environmental benefit analysis (NEBA). A key objective for any oil spill response is to minimize the impacts to ecological, socio-economic and cultural resources at risk through the development of a safe and effective response strategy.
Ipieca welcomes the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association to its global membership. Norwegian Oil and Gas is the representative body and employer's association for oil and supplier companies engaged in the field of exploration and production of oil and gas on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The association works to solve common challenges for their members and to strengthen the competitiveness of the Shelf.
The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a common global framework for navigating the world's most urgent economic, social, and environmental challenges. While governments have the primary responsibility to prioritize, coordinate and implement efforts to meet the SDGs, there is wide recognition that the private sector and civil society will play critical roles in the implementation of national plans.
Ipieca has released a new publication - Key principles for the protection, care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. This was developed in support of the Ipieca-IOGP guidance Wildlife response preparedness. The document provides additional guidance for animal protection and care in an oiled wildlife response to help operators and responders: Understand the overarching principles of wildlife response, including:
Ipieca launches a new report -GHG emissions and cost of carbon abatement for light-duty road vehicles- a compare and contrast analysis of three comprehensive and independent studies published in the United States and Europe. Measures to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are being deployed around the world to reduce the risks posed by climate change. This report assesses a wide range of current and future vehicle/fuel pathways, including costs and complete lifecycle GHG emissions.
30-31 May 2018, Cape Town, South Africa … Register interest by 31 January 2018 … Ipieca, in collaboration with IOGP and the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UN Environment WCMC), will be holding the fourth peer-to-peer training workshop on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) management in the oil and gas industry. The workshop will be jointly hosted by Eni and SAPIA in May 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights starts today in Geneva, Switzerland, bringing together over 2,000 participants from government, business, and non-governmental organizations to discuss business-related human rights topics and share ideas and good practice. The forum aims to progress the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). This year the theme is Realizing Access to Effective Remedy and draws on the third pillar of the UNGPs: