IPIECA has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Finance Corporation to develop a shared understanding of the implications of the UN SDGs for the oil and gas industry and how the industry can most effectively contribute. Their joint report, “Mapping the Oil and Gas Industry to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas,” was launched at the UN High-Level Political Forum in New York in July 2017; the UN’s central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Atlas explores the links between the oil and gas industry and the SDGs and seeks to facilitate a shared understanding of how the industry can most effectively support the achievement of the SDGs. The oil and gas industry is committed to responsible and sustainable business, as well as serving as an essential partner to meet the challenge of achieving the SDGs.
The Atlas outlines the typical roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in enhancing the industry’s contribution to sustainable development. It presents examples of good practice in the industry, alongside existing knowledge and resources on sustainable development that could help the industry make useful contributions to the SDGs. The Atlas presents the SDGs goal by goal, focusing on the contribution the oil and gas industry can make to each goal by integrating it into core business operations and by identifying opportunities for oil and gas companies to collaborate with other stakeholders and leverage experiences and resources in support of the goal. Each chapter also includes case studies of innovative and sustained efforts by companies, often working collaboratively.
Find the report here.
Don't miss our latest HSE content, delivered to your inbox twice monthly. Sign up for the HSE Now newsletter. If you are not logged in, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to click on to confirm you want to receive the newsletter.
7 Jun 2019
- London, United Kingdom
An introduction to Coalbed Methane from a basic understanding through to exploration, appraisal and development of the resource.
23 - 24 Apr 2019
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Be ahead of the curve
17 - 19 Mar 2020
- Bogotá, Colombia
Call for papers open
23 May 2019
- Moscow, Russia
Reserve your place today
Exchange state-of-the-art knowledge in HSE and its applicability in the Russian environment.
HSE Now is a source for news and technical information affecting the health, safety, security, environment, and social responsibility discipline of the upstream oil and gas industry.
©2003-2019 Society of Petroleum Engineers, All Rights Reserved.