UN World Oceans Day
  • Calendar7 June 2024

8 June marks UN World Oceans Day. Find out how Ipieca is supporting the sustainable management of the world's oceans.

UN World Environment Day
  • Calendar5 June 2024

5 June marks UN World Environment Day. Find out how Ipieca is advancing environmental stewardship across the industry.

UN Human Rights Day 2023
  • Calendar10 December 2023

As part of Ipieca’s commitment to raise awareness and support for UN conventions, we develop and share guidance and tools to support companies to embed human rights in their operations and management systems.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Part of the plan: Ipieca celebrates UN Biological Diversity Day
  • Calendar22 May 2024

22 May is UN Biological Diversity Day. Find out how Ipieca is supporting the implementation of the Biodiversity Plan.

Ipieca insights from the 12th UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights
  • Calendar8 December 2023

The forum is the global platform for yearly stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice.

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.

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.

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 celebrates UNEP's 50th anniversary
  • Calendar3 March 2022

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

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...

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:

The International Gas Union joins Ipieca
  • Calendar4 February 2020

Ipieca welcomes the International Gas Union to its membership.

Ipieca insights from UNEA-6
  • Calendar18 March 2024

Insights and Ipieca activity from the sixth session of UN Environment Assembly.

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.

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.

Ipieca-IOGP update 'Invasive alien species and the energy industry' guidance
  • Calendar17 July 2024

The increasing global movement of people and goods elevates the risk of the introduction, spread, and establishment of invasive alien species (IAS), impacting biodiversity and businesses. Ipieca and IOGP are pleased to launch updated guidance for prevention and management.

Ipieca and IOGP launch 'Health leading performance indicators - 2023 data'
  • Calendar29 May 2024

The latest members' health leading performance indicators data from Ipieca and IOGP is now available.

Ipieca insights from recent IMO meetings
  • Calendar11 April 2024

Ipieca support for IMO working groups on GHG LCA and pollution response.

World Water Day 2024: Water for Peace
  • Calendar22 March 2024

World Water Day is an annual UN event to highlight the importance of water and raise awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water.

Ipieca publishes set of dispersants webpages
  • Calendar15 February 2024

A one-stop-shop for accurate, up-to-date dispersants related guidance and information.

Ipieca-IOGP publish updated 'Medical facilities assessment' guidance
  • Calendar8 February 2024

This guidance helps company health professionals assess medical facilities to ensure they can provide optimal health care for workers.

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