Company survey response


Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Norway

Statoil website

Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Statoil became StatoilHydro in May 2007, following a merger with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro, then changed its name back to Statoil in November 2009.

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9 March 2016

Shareholder resolutions increase pressure on companies to address climate change

Author: Benjamin Hulac, Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) (USA)

"Spurred by Paris, shareholder climate resolutions reach new high", 9 Mar 2016...

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8 February 2016

Expert warns about false solutions to climate change put forward by companies

Author: Rachel Tansey, Open Democracy UK

"Looking back at the corporate circus inside COP21", 12 Jan 2016...

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3 February 2016

Azerbaijan: Oil workers’ rights abuses include non-payment of wages, discrimination, lack of union rights, health & safety violations, says NGO report; includes firms comments

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3 February 2016

Evaluation of the implementation of legislation on Labor, economic and social rights of Azerbaijan’s oil sector Report on 2015

Author: Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization (OWRPO)

...The purpose of the report is to assess the implementation of legislation on labor and social rights in oil sector of Azerbaijan...Labor legislation violations in the extractive industries of the country have been observed...As a result, rights of...

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Company response
3 February 2016

Statoil response

Author: Statoil

We would like to take this opportunity to provide an overview of Statoil’s Human Rights approach and business activities in the Republic of Azerbaijan, where Statoil has been present since 1992...We respect all internationally recognized human rights,...

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26 January 2016

Commentary: Statoil ahead of other oil firms in investing in renewable energy

Author: Jason Margolis, Public Radio International (USA)

"Can a Norwegian company with 'oil' in its name transform into a wind company?", 22 Jan 2016...

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11 December 2015

IPIECA at COP-21: Low emissions pathways and the role of oil and gas

Author: IPIECA

IPIECA, as an official observer, has engaged throughout COP-21…The Paris Puzzle: The pathway to a low-emissions future was the focus of our communications throughout the COP…IPIECA’s principal event took place on Friday 4 December, introduced by Brian...

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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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12 November 2015

Effective company-level grievance mechanisms: multi-stakeholder perspectives and examples from practice

Author: UN Global Compact; Access Facility

Room XXII, Palais des Nations, Geneva. Monday, 16 November 2015 4.40-6.00 p.m...

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29 October 2015

Video: UK Extractive Sector Transparency Initiative civil society representative speaks on status quo of transparency in oil & gas sector

Author: Miles Litvinoff, Publish What You Pay

Miles Litvinoff addresses three key questions: 1. Why is transparency important in the international extractive sector? 2. What progress has been made in promoting transparency in extractives globally?  3. What challenges do we face in achieving...

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