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People and planet

A sustainable approach to business is inherent in our purpose. This month, we feature a bp-backed venture that’s helping to protect the environment and our new positions on biodiversity and human rights

Putting sustainability at the heart of what we do

EVP of strategy and sustainabiilty Giulia Chierchia on the listening and the learning that has led bp to launch its new sustainability frame

Follow our steps in sustainability

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.  

Energy with purpose

We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. Watch these films to find out more 

Carbon neutral to the CORE
Casting out for low carbon solutions
Protecting communities, one landmine at a time

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Bernard Looney, bp CEO, discusses where mobility is heading and the role of electric vehicles
Giulia Chierchia, strategy and sustainability: “Building back better”  ̶   how organizations can implement meaningful change in the wake of COVID-19
William Lin, regions, cities and solutions, comments on the announcement that bp has partnered with Aberdeen to help the energy capital in its drive to net zero

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