International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)
|Name of initiative||IPIECA|
|Secretariat|| IPIECA, 14th Floor, City Tower
40 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5DE, United Kingdom, Telephone: +44 (020) 7633 2388
|Organisational structure|| IPIECA is governed by a General Committee of senior representatives from all IPIECA member companies and associations.The General Committee is supported by an Executive Committee, which is composed of 18 representatives from member companies and is responsible for the association's overall strategy and direction. It provides guidance on policy, work plans and priorities, budget and communications for IPIECA.
The work of IPIECA is supported by a number of specialist working groups through which members actively participate. These groups draw on the skills and experience of our international membership and operate with support from the IPIECA secretariat.
IPIECA currently has working groups in: biodiversity and ecosystem services, climate change, fuels and products, health, oil spill preparedness, reporting, social responsibility, and water.
More information is available here: http://www.ipieca.org/about-us/how-we-are-organised/
|Geographical coverage||Global, North America, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and The Caribbean, Africa, Western Europe, Eastern Europe|
|Functions of Initiative||Technical dialogue|
|Main activities||Knowledge production and innovation, Knowledge dissemination and exchange|
|Side activities||Training and education of individuals, Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Awareness raising and outreach|
|Name of lead organisation|
|Type of lead organisation||International organisation|
|Location/Nationality of lead organisation||United Kingdom|
|Description|| "IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. Established in 1974 in response to the formation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), IPIECA remains the industrys principal channel of communication with the UN.
IPIECA's Vision: An oil and gas industry whose operations and products meet society’s environmental and social performance expectations."
|Goals|| "IPIECA operates globally and seeks to achieve its Vision by:
- Developing, sharing and promoting sound practices and solutions - Enhancing and communicating knowledge and understanding - Engaging members and others in the industry - Working in partnership with key stakeholders"
|Activities|| "IPIECA helps the oil and gas industry improve its environmental and social performance by:
- Developing, sharing and promoting good practices. - Engaging the industry. - Providing the latest thinking on key issues. - Communicating industry actions. - Networking and partnerships. - Providing United Nations liaison."
Monitoring and Impacts
|Short and long-time objectives|| - Developing, sharing and promoting sound practices and solutions.
- Enhancing and communicating knowledge and understanding. - Engaging members and others in the industry. - Working in partnership with key stakeholders.
|Roadmap and work plan|| IPIECA has four strategic themes:
- Climate and Energy: Oil and gas industry’s role in meeting the world’s growing energy needs and addressing climate change risks.
- Environment: Oil and gas industry responding to environmental challenges through risk management and innovation.
- Oil Spill
- Social Responsibility: Maximising the oil and gas industry's contribution to social and economic development
|How are you tracking progress of your initiative||We have a four-year strategic plan cycle. Our current vision, mission and strategic intent provides a strong framework for delivering on our mandate to improve environmental and social performance across the four strategic themes.|
|Progress that has been made by your initiative|
|Tracking adaptation progress (quantitative)|
|Tracking mitigation progress (quantitative)|
|Tracking finance progress(quantitative)|
|One or two success stories achieved||http://www.ipieca.org/news/|
|How to join your initiative|| On joining IPIECA, organizations become part of a respected industry group with shared values and a commitment to:
- Contribute to sustainable development by providing safe and reliable energy in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. - Conduct their operations and activities in accordance with applicable law related to environmental and social issues and ethical business practices. - Improve their performance in addressing environmental and social issues. - Develop, share and promote implementation of sound practices and solutions with others in the industry, and engage with stakeholders in order to take into account their expectations, concerns, ideas and views, and work with government and non-government organizations.
If you would like to find out more about joining IPIECA, please contact Libby Dix, +44 (0) 20 7633 2388, email@example.com. Alternatively you can use the contact form (http://www.ipieca.org/contact-us/).
|Companies||36||Anadarko,BHP,BP,Chevron,CNOOC,ConocoPhilips,Eni,Equinor,ExxonMobil,Hess,Husky Energy,Inpex,Kosmos,Libia Noc,Marathon Oil,Nexen,Noble Energy,Oil Search,OMV,Oxy,PDO,Pemex,Petrobras,Petronas,Petrotrin,PTTEP,Qatar Petroleum,Repsol,Santos,Saudi Aramco,Shell,Total,Tullow Oil,Wintershall,Woodside.|
|Business organisations||26||Baker Hughes, Bechtel, Petrofac, Schulumberger, AIP, Amexhi, API, Appea, ARA, Arpel, Canadian Fuels, CAPP, Concawe, Fuels Europe, IBP, IOGP, JPCC, Norsk Olje and Gass, Oil and Gas UK, Oil and Gas Denmark, PAJ, PEPANZ, Sapia, UKpia, VNPI, World Petroleum Council|
|Research and educational organisations||0|
|Regional / state / county actors||0|
|City / municipal actors||0|
|Number of members in the years|| |
|Have only national states as participators||No|
|Transport||Agriculture||Forestry||Business||Financial institutions||Buildings||Industry||Waste||Cities and subnational governments||Short Term Pollutants||International maritime transport||Energy Supply||Fluorinated gases||Energy efficiency||Renewable energy||Supply chain emission reductions||Adaptation||Other||Resilience||Innovation||Energy Access and Efficiency||Private Finance|
Not only have national states as participators