BP and sustainability

We strive to be a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer

Our progress in 2013

What we said we would do Where we are today What we plan to do next
Screen for environmental and social impacts in planning major projects
91 projects completed the screening process from April 2010 to the end of 2013
Evaluate our current screening process to help projects identify and assess socio-economic sensitivities and impacts
Issue a policy to provide a consistent framework for identifying and managing BP’s exposure to risks associated with non-operated joint ventures (NOJV)
Non-operated joint ventures policy launched Assess how the non-operated joint ventures policy is being applied
Develop deeper, longer-term relationships with selected contractors in our Upstream business 37% increase on our spend under global agreements with upstream contractors and suppliers Look for opportunities to continue to support a local supply chain

In this section

In the driller cockpit on board the Valhall injection platform located in the Norwegian North Sea, Norway

How we operate

Our operating management system provides the foundation for a safe and strong BP

Shareholder engagement

Corporate governance

Certain risks are identified as being a high priority for particular oversight by the board

BP directors meet with a Husky representative at the Sunrise Oil Sands site, Northern Alberta, Canada.

Our stakeholders

Engaging with a wide range of stakeholders helps us to understand society’s expectations of us

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BP in figures

View our five-year data on safety, environment and people and our key performance indicators

A team of Coker operators discuss safety procedures at BP's Whiting Refinery outside of Chicago, USA.

Managing operational risk

How our safety and operational risk function works to drive group-wide safe, compliant and reliable operations

Downloads from the Sustainability Review


Online tools and case studies

HSE charting tool

HSE charting tool


Our case studies highlight some of BP's environmental and social initiatives from around the world