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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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'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 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:

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.

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.

The International Gas Union joins Ipieca
  • Calendar4 February 2020

Ipieca welcomes the International Gas Union to its membership.

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, 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...

50 years of Ipieca
  • Calendar19 April 2024

Ipieca Deputy Executive Director Sophie Depraz reflects on some of Ipieca’s key achievements over the last 5 decades and what’s made them possible.

People at the heart of 50 years of partnership
  • Calendar13 March 2024

Ipieca Executive Director Brian Sullivan reflects on how the personal commitment of many has driven the partnerships to advance action on climate, nature, people and sustainability issues.

How is Ipieca supporting the environmental and social performance of renewables?
  • Calendar24 January 2024

Ipieca Climate Change Manager Amy Collins explains Ipieca’s unique role in supporting the sustainable scale up of renewable energy.

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.

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 insights from the IUCN Leaders Forum 2023
  • Calendar22 November 2023

The forum brought together environmental experts from across sectors to discuss how to work together to halt the loss of nature and implement the Global Biodiversity Framework.

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.

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.

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