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Sustainable livelihoods

Our aim 13 is helping more than 1 million people build sustainable livelihoods and resilience‎
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How we will meet our aim

We’ll support the communities where we work to build greater resilience and more sustainable livelihoods. We’ll focus our social investment in support of our sustainability aims. Through these actions we aim to reach more than 1 million people. We will also support our workforce through quality jobs with fair conditions.

 

This aim goes to the heart of our purpose. We believe self-reliant and resilient communities are ‎fundamental to building back better after the COVID-19 pandemic and to bringing stability to an ever-‎changing world – and we want to collaborate with our local communities to do this.‎

 

We support sustainable livelihoods in local communities through a number of our businesses and have ‎done some initial work to understand what’s working well to help us do more in future.‎


Over the next two years

 

  • we’ll work with priority bp sites and businesses where local community needs are greatest to ‎assess needs and develop or update local plans – including actions to support re-skilling, ‎entrepreneurship, micro-credit and other kinds of sustainable development.
  • At the same time, we’ll develop group-level targets and define what we mean by success so we ‎can track and report our progress.


Over the next four years

 

  • we’ll work to focus 70% of our social investment expenditure this aim and our others – from ‎livelihoods to access to clean water
  • we’ll focus on initiatives that have even greater impact and look at how global partnerships can ‎support local needs.

 

Four years and beyond

 

  • we’ll focus on initiatives that have even greater impact and look at how global partnerships can ‎support local needs.