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Human rights and ethics in the oil and gas industry

October 2008

The oil and gas industry operates in some of the most challenging places in the world and faces complex human rights-related issues. This publication describes some of the ways in which oil and gas companies are actively involved in promoting human rights and ethical business practices at the operations level and in international policy discussions. The report summarizes IPIECA activities on human rights and ethics, and highlights efforts by IPIECA member companies. These efforts are illustrated by case studies and industry-led partnership projects.

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