Corporate Social Responsability

For Perenco, an operating license brings responsibilities towards the
local population, so that they benefit directly from our presence.

Social
responsibility

Social outreach is an integral part of
Perenco's approach to conducting
business. We focus on sustainable
development. Wherever we operate,
every effort is made to improve quality
of life while preserving traditional
cultures and values.

Because our people are
our most precious asset,
occupational safety and
health are our first
consideration at all times.

Respecting local
communities
and cultures

Our primary objective is to respect the
local communities, their environment,
their values and customs.
Our approach is to identify with them
the areas that could improve their
quality of life.

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Social Responsibility

Social outreach is an integral part of Perenco's approach to conducting business. We focus on sustainable development. Wherever we operate, every effort is made to improve quality of life while preserving traditional cultures and values.

Our goals are:

  • To make a positive contribution to local communities
  • To respect different cultures and the rights of individuals
  • To promote and maintain honesty, integrity & high ethical standard

 Perenco personnel are committed to achieving these goals.

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for upholding our Social Responsibility Policy
  • All Perenco and contractor personnel must consider Social Responsibility in all their activities, and intervene when these goals are compromised

To ensure compliance with our Social Responsibility Policy we : 

  • Comply with the laws of the host country
  • Ensure that all staff and contractors are aware of the Perenco commitment to Social Responsibility
  • Maintain high ethical standards throughout all interactions with local communities
  • Communicate Perenco's activities with the local communities taking into account local customs
  • Identify, in partnership with local communities, social projects where Perenco can make a positive contribution
    • These could include:
      • Personal and community health support
      • Local infrastructure and access to sustainable energy and water supplies
      • Local education, and support primary schools for all
      • Sustainable community-led projects: agricultural / fishing / micro credit/etc...
  • Allocate necessary resources to fulfil our Social Responsibility role
  • Manage Perenco-led projects in such a way that community expectations are met by:
    • Defining clear objectives, and promising only what can be achieved
    • Keeping to agreed schedules
    • Sharing of knowledge and building of trust
  • Perform regular audits of all our activities, using these results to drive performance improvements

Safety first

Every day, we watch over the health and
safety of our teams by following a simple
principle: safety first. This same principle
applies to nearby populations, whose
safety should never be threatened. 

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Health and safety

Because our people are our most precious asset, occupational safety and health are our first consideration at all times.

Our goals are:

  • No harm to people
  • A safe and healthy working environment for all personnel
  • No impact on the health and safety of our neighbours
  • No accidents

Perenco personnel are committed to achieving these goals.

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for Health and Safety.
  • All Perenco and contractor personnel must intervene in unsafe or non-compliant conditions and remain responsible for both their own health and safety and that of others.

To ensure compliance with our Health & Safety Policy we :

  • Have in place a Health and Safety Management System in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and with E & P industry standards
  • Ensure that this Management System is understood and applied at all levels within the company
  • Ensure that all employees and contractor's personnel are competent to undertake their work safely
  • Emphasise Health and Safety concerns both on and off the work site
  • Assess the consequences of all our activities on health and safety and put in place appropriate control measures
  • Maintain the physical integrity of our facilities to prevent accidents
  • Set annual performance targets supported by action plans
  • Maintain current health and safety emergency plans
  • Undertake regular health and safety emergency drills and exercises to test our capability to respond quickly and effectively to any emergency
  • Report and investigate all health and safety incidents and take appropriate measures in order to prevent their recurrence
  • Perform regular audits of all our activities, using the results to drive performance improvements

Ethics & Business
Integrity

All of our employees are expected to
conduct their activities for Perenco
fairly and ethically, in such a way that
it enhances the Group's reputation.

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ETHICS & BUSINESS INTEGRITY

All of our employees are expected to conduct their activities for Perenco fairly and ethically, in such a way that it enhances the Group's reputation.

Our Goals are:

  • To promote and maintain honesty, integrity, and high ethical standards
  • To prevent financial and reputational damage to Perenco and its staff

Perenco personnel are committed to achieving these goals:

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for upholding and communicating this policy and leading by example
  • All Perenco personnel must comply with this policy and promptly report concerns and violations

To ensure compliance with our Ethics & Business Integrity Policy we :

  • Comply with all laws governing Perenco and its operations as well as Perenco internal policies including those on Health & Safety, Environment, Security and Social Responsibilities
  • Treat all staff, business partners and local communities fairly and with respect
  • Ensure we avoid making any illegal payments including to customers, agents, and host governments
  • Avoid all conflicts of interest including any transactions which could be perceived as conflicts of interest
  • Ensure all Perenco documentation, including financial accounts and records, are accurate, complete, and truthful
  • Maintain the confidentiality of commercially sensitive information
  • Compete fairly
  • Report all violations and concerns in a spirit of openness and transparency

Social outreach is an integral part of Perenco's approach to conducting business. We focus on sustainable development. Wherever we operate, every effort is made to improve quality of life while preserving traditional cultures and values trough our policies : health and safety, environment, social responsibility,ethics and business integrity. Perenco is a leading independant Oil & Gas Company operating in 16 countries across the globe, ranging from Northern Europe to Africa and from Latin America to the Middle East. Find out more about our activities in Gabon, DRC, Peru, Guatemala and UK . Perenco's success relies on a team of dedicated engineers and technicians : read their testimonials on our Careers website.

Environment

As a global citizen, we are committed to the
development and application of best environmental
practices industry-wide.

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Environment

As a global citizen, we are committed to the development and application of best environmental practices industry-wide.

Our goals are:

  • To minimise our footprint
  • To promote good environmental management in our neighbourhood

Perenco personnel must be committed to achieving these goals.

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for environmental matters.
  • All Perenco and contractor personnel remain responsible for their impact on the environment. They must intervene when they encounter environmentally unsound and non-compliant situations.

To ensure compliance with our Environmental Policy we :  

  • Have in place an Environmental Management System in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and with E & P industry standards.
  • Ensure that our Environmental Management System is understood and applied at all levels within the company.
  • Ensure that all employees and contractor's personnel are competent to undertake their work in an environmentally sound manner.
  • Emphasise environmental concern both on and off the work site.
  • Assess the consequences of all our activities on the environment and put in place appropriate control measures.
  • Maintain the physical integrity of our facilities to prevent accidental discharges of polluting substances.
  • Adopt the best available and economically viable technologies to minimize our impacts and improve our energy efficiency.
  • Set annual performance targets, with support plans.
  • Maintain current environmental emergency response plans.
  • Undertake regular emergency drills and exercises to test our capability to respond quickly and effectively to any environmental emergency.
  • Report and investigate all incidents, taking appropriate measures in order to prevent their recurrence.
  • Perform regular audits of all our activities, using the results to drive performance improvements.