Raising the bar for the oil and gas sector

03 August 2010 | Audio

IUCN has been working with the multinational petroleum company Shell for the past ten years, with the aim of putting biodiversity higher on the agenda of the private sector, by enhancing Shell’s biodiversity conservation performance and setting standards for biodiversity conservation in the energy sector.
Through a wide range of projects, IUCN and Shell are continuing to explore ways to raise the bar for the oil and gas sector.
Joanna Cochrane is the Sensitive Areas Manager for Shell Upstream International. Here she explains how Shell works within environmentally sensitive areas.