EVP of strategy and sustainabiilty Giulia Chierchia on the listening and the learning that has led bp to launch its new sustainability frame
March 2020: Since the coronavirus outbreak first took hold, bp has supported many community response efforts, including providing free fuel and food to emergency responders in the UK and US.
April 2020: bp makes one of its largest-ever donations to leading mental health charity Mind, which saw a surge in demand for its online advice following the coronavirus outbreak. bp CEO Bernard said: “Stress, fear, anxiety, isolation. This is a mental health crisis as well.”
April 2020: As COVID-19 spreads across the world, bp donates the significant capability of its US-based High-performance Computing Centre to aid global healthcare researchers in the race to halt the pandemic.
June 2020: bp says it won’t undertake new oil and gas exploration or production activities within natural, cultural or mixed UNESCO World Heritage sites. The pledge is part of a new biodiversity position paper with the aim to have positive impact at its heart.
June 2020: bp launches our updated human rights policy with a focus on modern slavery and the rights of vulnerable groups.
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Carbon neutral to the CORE
In the US, a bp-backed company, Finite Carbon, has launched a new app that is helping to protect woodlands by connecting businesses looking to buy carbon offsets with small forest landowners
Casting out for low carbon solutions
For Russell Smith, a keen fisherman who’s passionate about the environment, working at bp is more than a job; it’s an opportunity to really make a difference in how we produce energy
Protecting communities, one landmine at a time
In Angola, bp is supporting the 100 Women in Demining programme run by the Halo Trust that is not only providing a safer environment, but also a vital source of income for women in the community
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