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.

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.

New updates to compendium of energy and GHG efficient technologies and practices
  • Calendar7 November 2023

Adopting energy efficiency measures is a low-cost way to reduce emissions and can also have a positive impact on operational costs.

Ipieca publishes awareness briefing on 'The role of carbon-compensated products in the energy transition'
  • Calendar26 October 2023

The new awareness briefing builds a shared understanding of carbon-compensated products, their role in supporting net-zero ambitions and the energy transition, and explores good practice in using them.

Ipieca publishes 'Net-zero emissions awareness brief'
  • Calendar25 October 2023

The briefing highlights the role of oil and gas in supporting a just transition, the regional complexities of a net-zero future and the need for collaboration to scale up energy transition enablers.

ADIPEC 2023 highlights industry commitment to climate solutions
  • Calendar5 October 2023

Ipieca Executive Director Brian Sullivan reflects on an ADIPEC event which combined climate ambition with on the ground industry solutions.

World Maritime Day 2023
  • Calendar28 September 2023

This year's theme, 'MARPOL at 50 - our commitment goes on', reflects the organization's history of protecting the environment from the impact of shipping. Ipieca works to support MARPOL through a range of expertise around technologies, GHG emissions reduction, marine spill preparedness and response, health and safety.

Ipieca partners with IOGP and OGCI to help operators select methane mitigation technologies
  • Calendar26 September 2023

Ipieca, together with industry associations IOGP and OGCI, have released a recommended practices guide to help operators select and deploy methane detection and quantification technologies.

Taking stock of COP28
  • Calendar13 September 2023

COP28 is being labelled the stocktake COP. Ipieca Senior Climate Change Manager Lorena Perez Bajo explains what the Global Stocktake is, why it’s important and Ipieca’s role in it.

ADNOC brings net-zero target forward to 2045
  • Calendar21 August 2023

Ipieca member ADNOC plans to achieve net-zero emissions by 2045 and zero methane emissions by 2030.

Revision of IMO GHG reduction strategy for global shipping
  • Calendar10 July 2023

The initial strategy defines the objectives, tools, pace of work and guiding principles and as such is the framework for Member States to decarbonize shipping. 

Ipieca contributes to first UNFCCC Global Stocktake
  • Calendar2 May 2023

Ipieca provides input to technical dialogue in support of Global Stocktake on Paris Agreement progress.

Operationalising the COP27 Sharm el Sheikh objectives
  • Calendar12 April 2023

Find out how Ipieca is supporting the industry to contribute to the Sharm el Sheikh implementation plan.

ADNOC announces plans to reach net zero by 2050
  • Calendar18 January 2023

Ipieca member ADNOC allocates USD$15 bn to low-carbon solutions to reach Scope 1 and 2 net-zero emissions by 2050 and reduce carbon intensity by 25% by 2030.

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 and OGCI launch natural climate solutions guidance
  • Calendar28 November 2022

The guidance supports the Paris Agreement goals by setting out the key principles to help energy companies conserve, enhance and restore the high carbon stock ecosystems where they operate.

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