Enhancing the environment and sustainability in pipeline construction

HSE Workshop
Tuesday, 22nd October 2019
Mövenpick Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland 

For the first time, the IPLOCA HSE & CSR Committee organised a workshop focused on environmental matters. This year again, the workshop was organised in conjunction with the Novel Construction Initiative Fall Session

The agenda for the meeting included international speakers from the industry and in the afternoon working groups focused on the outcome of the morning presentations.

To review the agenda of the workshop, click here.

Presentations were made by the following speakers: 
  Presentation by the winners of the 2018 Environment Award
Saji Khoury, C.C.C.
  Presentation by the winners of the2019 CSR Award
Matt Granger, Ledcor Pipeline

Introduction to the Latest Trends in Social and Environmental Aspects of Pipeline Construction
Sue Sljivic, Chair of the HSE & CSR Committee


Environment Management and Cultural Heritage Experience
Spiros Manis & Ioannis Baras, Avax S.A.


 Environment & Social Governance of Funds for Pipeline Construction Projects
Rachael Kennedy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)


Livelihood Restoration Plan
Asli Ozaltan, TANAP


Audit and Findings of Workers Accommodation and Working Conditions at QDVC/Vinci in Qatar by the Global Union Federation BWI
Alain Gauthiez, Spiecapag / Henriette McCool (Vinci)


CDP and Carbon Reporting
Pedro Faria, CDP



Group Presentations

In the afternoon, attendees had the opportunity to debate the subject of measurement and management of GHG in supply-chain of oil and gas in smaller groups to discuss the following:

 - Best practices,

 - Measurement,

 - Reporting,

 - Reduction.

 Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 4Group 5Group 6

 Thank you everyone for your active participation and collaboration!