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Sustainability

We strive to be a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer. We believe we have a positive role to play in meeting growing energy demand around the world

Our sustainability reporting looks at the impact of our business on the environment, the societies and the economies where we operate. You can view our safety, environment and people data and analyse our performance, read case studies from around the world or view our country reports

Highlights

Female worker at Debet Uniform company, Azerbaijan, a business that supplies BP with protective clothing

Value to society

We create jobs, generate tax revenues, provide opportunities for local supplies and support community development initiatives

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Colleagues in discussion at the BP office in Beijing, China

Our key issues

Reporting on the issues that we believe have the highest importance to our business and our stakeholders

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In this section

An operator working on a derrick at the Khazzan field in Oman

BP and sustainability

BP's objective is to create value for its stakeholders and supplies of energy in a safe and responsible way

Pipelines at the Sunrise Energy Project, an oil sands operation in Alberta, Canada

The energy future

Our energy forecasts and view on climate change, deepwater oil and gas, hydraulic fracturing, oil sands, biofuels and the Arctic

Operators conducting an inspection on board the PSVM production vessel, offshore Angola

How we operate

How BP manages risk surrounding operations, works with suppliers and supports its people

A safety and compliance engineer at work, Castellon refinery, Spain

Safety

Everything BP aims to do as a company relies upon the safety of our workforce and the communities around us

Operators carry out maintenance at the BP Zhuhai Chemical Company, China

Environment

BP is working to manage environmental impacts wherever we do business

Female scientist working in a laboratory; BP supports science students at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Society

To BP, working responsibly means seeking to have positive impacts on the areas where we operate

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Case studies

Our case studies highlight how BP approaches challenges around the world

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Reports

Our reporting is aimed at our key stakeholders. Highlights from our 2014 reporting are available here

Online tools

HSE charting tool

Use our HSE charting tool to filter and analyse information on BP's health, safety and environmental performance

Issue briefings

The Khazzan Project, Oman

Hydraulic fracturing

An engineer at the Sunrise Energy Project in Alberta, Canada

Oil sands