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IPIECA provides global leadership on the interaction between the industry, people and communities by acting as a unique forum to promote high standards and share good practice.

Covering social performance, respect for human rights, health and contributions to social and economic development, IPIECA helps the oil and gas industry to operate responsibly and proactively contribute to society where it can, whilst engaging positively with communities and stakeholders.

IPIECA members start from the principle that managing local impacts and maximizing the social and economic benefits of their presence are essential project elements. Pursuing these goals helps companies to manage their own risks as well as potential impacts on others.

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    Delivering the next decade of action on human rights

    Marking the 10th anniversary of the UNGPs, IPIECA Senior Manager for Social Responsibility and Sustainability discusses the progress made so far and how we can scale up global implementation of the principles.

    18 June 2021
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    Putting human rights at the heart of business

    IPIECA Executive Director Brian Sullivan explores the role of business in human rights action and how IPIECA is working to support oil, gas and alternative energy companies to embed the UNGPs in their businesses.

    16 June 2021
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    IPIECA launches new Human rights due diligence guidance

    This second edition reflects the continued evolution and valuable lessons learnt by IPIECA members from their shared experiences of developing and implementing human rights due diligence processes.

    19 May 2021