BP is a founding member of the UN Global Compact and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.
BP sets up the Tangguh Independent Advisory Panel to monitor the impact of our liquefied natural gas project in Indonesia on indigenous people, security and human rights. We also commission the first human rights impact assessment in our industry.
BP establishes the Caspian Development Advisory Panel to provide independent advice on our management of human rights and other issues during construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.
BP publishes group-wide guidance on human rights.
BP integrates major project requirements to screen for potential impacts on workforce welfare and to consult with indigenous peoples into our operating management system.
Independent human rights experts review alignment of BP’s policies and practices with the UN Guiding Principles. They highlight that our operating management system is a good foundation and provide recommendations for further improvement.
BP creates a formal governance structure for managing human rights issues and an action plan for aligning our business processes with the UN Guiding Principles.
BP launches its human rights policy and begins training employees and leadership teams.
BP integrates human rights considerations into guidance for our mergers and acquisitions teams to use when assessing opportunities.
BP incorporates human rights clauses into the standard model contracts we use for new agreements with suppliers.
Providing security for our assets around the world can be complex, especially in locations where there is a higher likelihood of conflict or violent crime
We recognize that our activities could adversely impact the rights of people in communities close to our sites