Equinor (formerly Statoil)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Norway
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.
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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Author: AFP, BAKU (Taipei Times)
One person was killed and 30 oil workers were missing on Saturday after the rig they were working on in the Caspian Sea was engulfed by a fire, Azerbaijan’s state energy firm, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) said... [A] storm had on...
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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Author: UN Global Compact; Access Facility
Room XXII, Palais des Nations, Geneva. Monday, 16 November 2015 4.40-6.00 p.m...
Author: Nafeez Ahmed, Middle East Eye
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Author: Miles Litvinoff, Publish What You Pay
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Author: Matt McGrath, BBC
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Author: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
Through implementation of the Voluntary Principles, and participation in the Voluntary Principles Initiative, companies are better able to align their corporate policies and procedures with internationally recognized human rights principles in the...
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