Community

Social investment

(£ pounds sterling)

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Cairn total 1,023,520 343,920 343,139 354,558 426,867
Community development 49,199 0 0 101 56,274
Greenland 49,199 0 0 0 0
Senegal NA NA 0 101 56,274
Education 622,088 343,920 343,139 352,390 360,142
Greenland 622,088 343,920 343,139 108,782 0
Ireland NA NA NA 12,543 0
Morocco NA 0 0 60,705 178,783*
Senegal NA NA 0 170,360 181,359*
Environment 352,233 0 0 1,240 10,452
Greenland 352,233 0 0 0 0
Senegal NA NA 0 0 10,452
Spain 0 0 0 1,240 0
Other 0 0 0 827 0
Morocco NA 0 0 827 0

Note: *These figures include training allowances paid to governments that are also included in the 'Payments to governments' data.

 

Charitable giving in the UK

(£ pounds sterling)

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United Kingdom total 471,414 452,661 455,333 487,995 229,318
Children 4,160 265,000 280,000 280,750 108,333
Community development 82,500 54,500 41,500 53,500 15,000
Culture 51,500 28,500 18,000 21,500 35,000
Disaster relief 0 0 0 0 10,000
Education 36,500 40,500 41,378 65,133 10,000
Environment 49,000 20,000 17,000 20,000 15,000
Health 43,954 44,161 34,000 34,500 25,000
Other 203,800 0 23,455 12,612 10,985

 

Impacts on society grievances

(number)

  2014 2015
Filed 0 1*
Filed and addressed 0 1
Filed, addressed and resolved 0 0
Filed prior to reporting period but resolved during reporting period 0 0

Note: *A grievance was received regarding damage to fishing nets in connection with the offshore Senegal 3D seismic campaign in September 2015. The grievance was responded to within the 30 day target and was followed through in line with Senegal regulator procedures. It is, however, still to be resolved pending evidence to substantiate the claim.

 

SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments and development programmes

  UK and Norway Senegal % of all operations (with operated field operations in 2014) % of all operations (where Cairn has staff presence)
Activity 2015 Office activities and non-operated field operations.

Offshore 3D seismic survey.

Exploration and appraisal drilling programme.

Shore base and office.

   
Social impact assessments including gender impact assessments, based on participatory processes n/a

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) revised and presented to authorities and public as part of application process for exploration and appraisal drilling in 2015.

Environmental and social assessment carried out for offshore seismic activities.

100 n/a
Environmental impact assessments and ongoing monitoring Ongoing ‘See to’ obligations in Norway non-operated activities.

Revised ESIA and Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMP) presented to authorities as part of application process for exploration drilling in 2015.

100 n/a
Public disclosure of ESIA results n/a

Revised ESIA presented to authorities and public through a regulator-led enquiry process.

100 n/a
Local community development programmes based on local communities’ needs Charity Committee.

As part of the Senegal Social Investment Plan, including:

  • institutional capacity building provided;
  • support to student training; and
  • support to The Hunger Project’s Microfinance Programme in Senegal.
100 100
Stakeholder engagement plans based on stakeholder mapping Corporate stakeholder register in place.

Public Consultation and Disclosure Plans (PCDP) for Senegal updated in 2015 following announcement of discoveries offshore Senegal.

100 100
Broad-based local community consultation committees and processes that include vulnerable groups n/a

Engagement with fishing community representatives carried out as part of the enquiry process for the 2015 drilling programme.

100 n/a
Work councils, occupational health and safety committees and other employee representation bodies to deal with impacts Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Leadership Committee Office, HSE Committee Edinburgh. HSE Leadership Committee stood down and duties divided between Management Team and Senior Leadership Team.

HSE briefing and meetings on rig, vessels and shore base. Includes operational readiness review.

100 100
Formal community grievance process Operational contact through website.

Formal grievance procedure established in Senegal through representative office and country email.

100 50

Cairn also holds interests in Greenland, Ireland, France, Morocco, Spain, Malta and Mauritania but has not carried out operational activities in these countries in 2015, nor does Cairn have an office in any of these countries.

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