UN Human Rights Day 2022: Dignity, freedom, and justice for all
  • Calendar10 December 2022

To mark this day and support a future with equality at its core, Ipieca is sharing guidance which can help oil, gas and alternative energy businesses contribute to a just future for all.

Ipieca statement of support for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and UN CBD COP15
  • Calendar5 December 2022

Ipieca is committed to the development and implementation of industry good practice for the mitigation of biodiversity impacts and its contribution to reversing biodiversity loss.

UNEP high-level African petroleum ministers meeting on cleaner fuels
  • Calendar1 December 2022

Hosted by UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Netherlands government, this meeting was aimed at finding ways to support Africa to adopt low sulphur fuels, in line with the UNEP hosted Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV) focus to reduce sulphur in petrol and diesel fuel to 50 parts per million (ppm) and below in the Global South. With an increasing vehicle population to meet rising mobility needs in the continent, many African cities are recording poor air quality.

Ipieca support for the UN International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
  • Calendar7 September 2022

The theme of this year's International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies is 'The Air we share'. It highlights the need for collective action to tackle air pollution. Ipieca supports international efforts to improve air quality in a number of ways.

Ipieca insights from the 2nd UN Ocean Conference
  • Calendar26 July 2022

Hear Ipieca's insights from the second UN Ocean Conference which took place in Lisbon, Portugal, 27 June-1 July.

Ipieca insights from the 5th UN Environment Assembly
  • Calendar20 April 2022

Read Ipieca's key takeaways from the 5th UN Environment Assembly: strengthening actions for nature to achieve the SDGs.

Ipieca celebrates UNEP's 50th anniversary
  • Calendar3 March 2022

Ipieca reflects on five decades of partnership with UN Environment Programme on its 50th anniversary.

UN Human Rights Day 2021: building a fairer world
  • Calendar10 December 2021

To mark this day and support a future with equality at its core, Ipieca is sharing guidance which can help oil, gas and alternative energy businesses contribute to a fairer future for all.

Putting the UN Guiding Principles at the heart of the oil and gas industry
  • Calendar10 December 2020

On Human Rights Day 2020, Ipieca's Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Senior Manager, Isabel Miranda, discusses the importance of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Celebrating 75 years of the UN
  • Calendar21 September 2020

To commemorate the landmark 75th anniversary of the UN, Ipieca Executive Director Brian Sullivan looks back at some of its major milestones.

UN World Oceans Day
  • Calendar8 June 2020

Ipieca joins the UN in celebrating the role of our oceans in Earth's biosphere and the critical resources it provides for livelihoods and communities around the world.

The International Gas Union joins Ipieca
  • Calendar4 February 2020

Ipieca welcomes the International Gas Union to its membership.

UNFCCC Conference of the Parties moves to Glasgow
  • Calendar16 December 2019

Signatory Parties now have the opportunity to raise ambitions in the run up to COP 26, with 77 countries having already pledged to be net-zero by 2050.

Ipieca presents at UNE Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles meeting
  • Calendar14 March 2019

At the PCFV Global Partners' Meeting, Ipieca presented an update on its forthcoming publication: Strategies and options to address air quality through optimized vehicle emissions standards and lower sulfur fuels.

Ipieca's engagement at the 2018 UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights
  • Calendar23 November 2018

During the forum, Ipieca will host an interactive session on Human rights due diligence in the oil and gas industry ....

Ipieca, IUCN, UNEP-WCMC side event: Mainstreaming biodiversity in the oil and gas sector: good practices for biodiversity management
  • Calendar30 October 2018

The 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP-14) will take place from the 17-29 November 2018, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The event aims to step up efforts to halt biodiversity loss and protect ecosystems that support food and water security and health for billions of people. At the last COP, a decision to mainstream and integrate biodiversity within and across sectors was adopted.

Ipieca-UN-Norad: Oil for Development - Africa Regional Workshop on Oil and Gas Operations in Environmentally Sensitive Areas
  • Calendar19 October 2018

The training aimed to enhance understanding of the impact of oil and gas operations in environmentally sensitive areas and strengthen national and regional efforts...

UNDP-IFC-Ipieca webinar: Mapping the oil and gas industry to the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Calendar3 January 2018

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 and ICMM Session At 2017 UN Forum On Business And Human Rights
  • Calendar27 November 2017

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:

UN General Assembly 2017: Ipieca co-hosts SDGs event with UNDP, IFC, and ICMM
  • Calendar22 September 2017

On Wednesday 20 September, Ipieca co-hosted an event with UNDP, IFC, and ICMM - The Oil, Gas and Mining Industries and the 2030 Agenda: Partnerships and Participation to Accelerate Progress. The event was held alongside the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Suncor sets net-zero strategy
  • Calendar8 June 2021

Ipieca member Suncor Energy announces 2050 net-zero objective.

Repsol paves way for biodiversity conservation in Bolivia
  • Calendar29 March 2021

Ipieca member Repsol has carried out pioneering biodiversity monitoring during construction of of an exploratory well in Bolivia.

bp introduces new sustainability aims
  • Calendar26 March 2021

Coinciding with the publication of bp's annual sustainability report, bp has set 10 aims for a more holistic approach to sustainability integrating energy, environment, human rights, climate and social issues.

Setting a course for net-zero: Repsol's role in the energy transition
  • Calendar15 October 2020

Ipieca member Repsol describes the progress it is making on the path towards decarbonization. Find out how it is becoming a major player in renewables, investing in low-carbon technologies and aligning its operations with the Paris Agreement.

bp launches 2020 Energy Outlook
  • Calendar15 September 2020

Ipieca member company bp has released the 2020 edition of its Energy Outlook publication.

BP introduces new position on biodiversity
  • Calendar5 June 2020

Ipieca member company BP has pledged new measures to help restore, maintain and enhance nature in recognition of the action needed to strengthen biodiversity.

Reflections on COP28 and what it means for Ipieca
  • Calendar11 January 2024

Ipieca Climate Director Lorena Perez Bajo’s on the ground insights from COP28 and what the UAE Consensus means for Ipieca.

COP28: keeping 1.5 degrees within reach
  • Calendar19 December 2023

As part of its support of COP events and the Paris Agreement, and in line with the Ipieca Principles, Ipieca raises awareness of COP outcomes, shares on the ground learnings and insights, and produces practical guidance and tools to support the industry contribute to achieving COP objectives.

Ipieca welcomes the Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter launched at COP28 UAE
  • Calendar2 December 2023

Ipieca looks forward to supporting the aims of the OGDC to achieve near-zero upstream methane emissions by 2030 and to limit routine flaring to zero by 2030.

COP28: Ipieca activity and support
  • Calendar30 November 2023

Find out about Ipieca’s on-site activities and support for COP28.

How does Ipieca support COP events?
  • Calendar29 November 2023

As COP28 UAE approaches, Ipieca Executive Director Brian Sullivan explains Ipieca’s role in COP events.

Ipieca and its members support the Paris Agreement
  • Calendar23 November 2023

Ipieca raises awareness and support for the Paris Agreement and develops and shares good practice guidance to support its delivery.

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