TotalEnergies EP Uganda launches Action for Sustainability campaign

Mr Philippe Groueix General Manager TotalEnergies EP Uganda. (Image: Courtesy)

An Action for Sustainability campaign has been unveiled by TotalEnergies EP Uganda to showcase the various initiatives it has been undertaking to ensure the sustainable development of Uganda’s oil and gas resources working with the various partners and the regulator.

Mr Philippe Groueix, the General Manager TotalEnergies EP Uganda, said at the campaign launch that the Tilenga project operating in Buliisa and Nwoya districts in Bunyoro and Acholi sub-regions respectively is developed with consultations from various stakeholders to ensure that it meets all the required standards socially and environmentally.

He said since the start of their operations, TotalEnergies EP Uganda has made the commitment to develop the project in a transparent, socially and environmentally sensitive friendly manner in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the reason the campaign theme being “Action for Sustainability”.

“The Tilenga onshore project is located in sensitive in a sensitive context both environmentally and socially. Our actions to date have been guided by the desire to achieve shared prosperity and as a result of this, we undertake continuous consultations and dialogue with communities, stakeholders and government. We aim to not only implement but also demonstrate the achievement of Net Positive Gain on the Tilenga project whilst adhering to the most stringent international requirements,” he said.

Mr Groueix said the campaign will take two months being broadcast on all mainstream information channels around the country and will include voices of different implementation partners, project affected people and the communities.

“Through the campaign, the company will showcase the various initiatives and actions around the themes of environment and biodiversity conservation, social and human rights that he said have been undertaken in close collaboration with relevant government authorities, communities as well as local and international Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs),” Mr Groueix added.

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