BP: CSR & Sustainability News

BP (LSE: BP, NYSE: BP) is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest energy company and fourth-largest company in the world measured by 2011 revenues and is one of the six oil and gas “supermajors”. It is vertically integrated and operates in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy activities in biofuels and wind power.

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The Advent of Benchmarking Sustainability

By Derrick Mains Just a few years ago, sustainability was a PROFITS, planet and people movement focused on financial ROI and tangible, calculable…
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CSR May Help Build a Good Reputation, But Can’t Salvage a Brutal One

Mary Ann Ferguson’s research team asked over 750 people to look at companies’ CSR programs and report two conclusions: whether the type of…
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Become a “Tempered Radical” Four Steps to Saving the Planet

There are plenty of environmental outrages out there: the BP oil spill, the lack of a plan for renewable energy, massive over-consumption ...…

Webby Recipients Speak Out Against BP

Recipients of this week’s Webby Awards took the opportunity to speak out against BP. Acceptance speeches were limited to five words, making for…

How Obama Can Back Up Strong Words About BP With Action

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Last week President Obama spoke strongly against BP CEO Tony Hayward.…
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BP Should Stand For Big Problems

I have a new name for BP: Big Problems. According to documents released Monday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, problems existed…

Dark Secrets Leaking From BP Headquarters As Oil Fills Gulf

As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico begins to reach biblical proportions, with no end in sight, people are struggling to…
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Is It Ethical For BP To Buy Oil-Spill-Related Google Search Terms?

Do me a favor before you read the rest of this post. Type in the search terms “oil spill” in either Google, Yahoo…

Insurance Rates up 50% for Oil Companies – Thanks BP!

The oil spill is Bad News with a capital “B” for enviros, even those of us who lean toward the critically optimistic approach…
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Best PR Strategy For BP Is To Take Its Lumps

Last week I wrote about the fake BP Twitter account, @BPGlobalPR which contains posts such as, “ANNOUNCEMENT: No one is allowed to look…
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Exxon Shareholders Call for Risk Disclosure on Canadian Oil Sands

Given the current horrifying disaster in the Gulf, it is quickly becoming fashionable to highlight alternative means of extracting oil. As we all…
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How Can a Company Shape Its Social Media Message?

Any company can have problems shaping its social media message. However, a company in the midst of a public relations crisis has a…
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Nature Conservatory Stands By Corporate Partnerships, Including With BP

Mark Tercek, The Nature Conservancy’s president and CEO, defended the environmental group’s past relationship with oil company BP in an online chat today…

BP Sued Over Endangered Species Harm But Will Anyone Collect?

Experience shows that collecting damages from a company of this size is easier said than done.
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Consumers Know: Where They Spend Their Money Matters

With many people calling for a boycott of BP for its lack of effective action in last month’s oil spill disaster, it is…
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