BP Sustainability Report 2018 and bp.com/sustainability contain certain forecasts, projections and forward looking statements – that is, statements related to future, not past events and circumstances – which may relate to the ambitions, aims, targets, plans and objectives of BP – as well as statements that include but are not limited to statements about how we run our business; expectations regarding world energy demand including the growth in relative demand for renewables; plans, expectations and targets in relation to BP’s approach to lower carbon and reducing emissions; plans and expectations in relation to future mobility and electric vehicles; advancing the circular economy and in particular the chemicals and plastics sector; investments in new technologies and low carbon businesses such as solar energy and biofuels and including advanced mobility, bio and low carbon products, carbon management, digital transformation and power and storage; carbon capture, use and storage and the Clean Gas Project; safe and reliable operations; creating a diverse and inclusive workplace; and actions of contractors and partners or our work with them.
Forward looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will or may occur in the future and are outside the control of BP. Actual results or outcomes may differ from those expressed in such statements, depending on a variety of factors including those set out in the ‘Risk factors’ in our Annual Report and Form 20-F 2018 and any other matters referred to at bp.com/energytransition.
Material is used within this document to describe issues for voluntary sustainability reporting that we consider to be of high or medium importance in terms of stakeholder interest and potential business impact. Material for the purposes of this document should not, therefore, be read as equating to any use of the word in other BP p.l.c. reporting or filings. Annual Report and Form 20-F 2018 may be downloaded from bp.com/annualreport. No material in the Sustainability Report forms any part of that document. No part of this Sustainability Report or bp.com/sustainability constitutes, or shall be taken to constitute, an invitation or inducement to invest in BP p.l.c. or any other entity and must not be relied upon in any way in connection with any investment decisions. BP p.l.c. is the parent company of the BP group of companies. Unless otherwise stated, the text does not distinguish between the activities and operations of the parent company and those of its subsidiaries.