Company survey response

Equinor (formerly Statoil)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Norway

Equinor 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. Norsk Hydro retained its metals and other businesses. The name Equinor was adopted in 2018.

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19 October 2016

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Disclosure
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Statoil - Response to Human Rights Policy and Practice Survey for Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's Company Action Platform

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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)

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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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