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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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    Looking back on three years of advancing the industry’s environmental and social performance

    bp Head of Carbon Strategy and IPIECA Vice Chair Kelly Goddard reflects on 3 years with IPIECA

    30 September 2021
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    New IOGP-IPIECA COVID-19 resources available

    The IOGP-IPIECA Health Committee has released a new COVID-19 position paper on mental health risks and has recently updated its paper on testing.

    07 July 2021
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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 Isabel Miranda discusses the progress made so far and how we can scale up global implementation of the principles.

    18 June 2021