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BP's 2009 Sustainability Review


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On 15 April, BP launches BP Sustainability Review 2009 along with a complete refresh of

The Review, available in print and as a pdf, includes BP’s position and strategy around key sustainability topics of relevance to the company and the industry. examines these core topics in more depth, as well as reporting on a wider set of issues. The website includes detailed information about social, environmental and safety performance in 2009, along with case studies that demonstrate the organisation’s sustainability efforts in action.

This year’s reporting features:

  Today’s energy challenges – meeting demand affordably at the same time as providing security of supply and addressing the issue of climate change.  

  Canadian oil sands – BP’s group chief executive Tony Hayward discusses how the company is approaching the environmental and social challenges of this energy frontier.

  Sustainability mapping tool – relaunching in 2010, with information about biodiversity, protected areas and management of water use, waste-water discharges and emissions to air, for BP’s major operating sites.

  Tangguh case study – designing the Indonesian gas production project to make a significant contribution to the sustainable development of the local community, while creating value for BP.

  Framework for safe operations - completing the rollout of the group-wide operating management system to all of BP’s operated refineries and petrochemicals plants. The system covers all areas, from process safety, to personal health, to environmental performance.

BP is one of the world’s leading international oil and gas companies. It operates in more than 80 countries, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items.

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