Ipieca brings together members and stakeholders to lead in integrating sustainability by advancing climate action, environmental responsibility and social performance across oil, gas and renewables activities.

Ipieca was founded at the request of the United Nations Environment Programme in 1974. Through its non-lobby and collaborative approach Ipieca remains the industry's principal channel of engagement with the UN.

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Ipieca celebrates 50th anniversary

Since 1974, Ipieca brings its membership together with partners across the UN, NGOs and academia to make a real difference to some of the biggest sustainability challenges.

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Ipieca resources support oil, gas and alternative energy industry practitioners to advance performance across climate, nature, people and sustainability.

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      Ipieca members

      Our global membership is formed of companies and associations from across the oil, gas and alternative energy industry.

      As industry sustainability leaders, members agree to support the Ipieca Principles for climate, nature, people and sustainability, which provide a shared ambition for advancing a sustainable energy transition.

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        People at the heart of 50 years of partnership
        • Calendar 13 March 2024

        Ipieca Executive Director Brian Sullivan reflects on how the personal commitment of many has driven the partnerships to advance action on climate, nature, people and sustainability issues.

        Ipieca celebrates 50 years
        • Calendar 13 March 2024

        50 years ago, Ipieca was established in 1974 at the request of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to act as the engagement channel between UNEP and the oil and gas industry on environmental and climate issues.

        Sustainability article round-up: February 2024
        • Calendar 4 March 2024

        The February round-up shares member action on methane, hydrogen, water management, oil spill preparedness and response, and social impact assessment. We also share initiatives from our partners to accelerate a just transition in the context of sustainable development, and access to energy.

        Ipieca welcomes new member Perenco
        • Calendar 21 February 2024

        Headquartered in London, Perenco is a leading international independent hydrocarbon company, specializing in exploration, production, and development of onshore and offshore oil and natural gas reserves.

        Ipieca welcomes new member NextDecade
        • Calendar 16 February 2024

        Headquartered in Houston, NextDecade is committed to providing the world access to cleaner energy, leading innovation in more sustainable liquefied natural gas (LNG) and carbon capture solutions.

        Ipieca publishes set of dispersants webpages
        • Calendar 15 February 2024

        A one-stop-shop for accurate, up-to-date dispersants related guidance and information.

        Ipieca-IOGP publish updated 'Medical facilities assessment' guidance
        • Calendar 8 February 2024

        This guidance helps company health professionals assess medical facilities to ensure they can provide optimal health care for workers.

        Sustainability article round-up: January 2024
        • Calendar 31 January 2024

        We kick off the year with a round-up of initiatives and announcements from December and January, including biodiversity commitments for alternative energy projects, low-carbon hydrogen value chains, social and economic development for Indigenous communities and more!


          Ipieca’s Alternative Energy Task Force was established in 2021


          Marked the global end of leaded petrol use, facilitated by the UNEP PCFV of which Ipieca is a founding member


          Since 1995 Ipieca has attended every single climate COP, including the inaugural event held in Berlin


          Good practice guidance produced across climate, nature, people and sustainability


          Ipieca Principles introduced in 2022, setting sustainability expectations for members

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