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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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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1 January 2016

Statoil Code of Conduct

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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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7 December 2015

Azerbaijan: One killed & 30 workers missing following fire at offshore oil field

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...

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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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