Human rights assessments, grievances and training

Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments


  2014 2015
Cairn total 5/62.5 2/50

Note: For the purposes of this indicator we define an operation as a country in which we had operational activity (including field and office activity) in the reporting year. It should be noted that we may have more than one set of assets in a given country.

Note: All field operations have been assessed for risks related to corruption although the assessments may not have taken place in the reporting year itself.


Total human rights grievances and incidents of discrimination


  2012 2013 2014 2015
Filed 0 0 0 0*
Filed and addressed 0 0 0 0
Filed, addressed and resolved 0 0 0 0
Filed prior to reporting period but resolved during reporting period 0 0 0 0

Note: *A grievance was received regarding damage to fishing nets in connection with the offshore Senegal 3D seismic campiagn in September 2015. This is included in 'Impacts on society grievances' data.


Employees trained on human rights policies and procedures

Note: An employee is defined as a person employed by and on the payroll of Cairn. Persons employed under short-service contracts are included as Cairn employees provided they are paid directly by Cairn. Personnel who are contracted for more than 3 months to an organisational position and who are categorised as ‘other workers’ in the database are not included in the employee numbers for this indicator.


Total employee training on human rights policies and procedures


  2012 2013 2014 2015
Cairn total 182 18 28 0


CR and HR practitioners trained on human rights policies and procedures


  2013 2014 2015
Cairn total 50 38 0

Note: CR (Corporate Responsibility) and HR (Human Resources) Practitioners are defined as employees or ‘other workers’ (contracted for more than 3 months to an organisational position) who are specialists in Corporate Responsibility or Human Resources.

Note: This figure is calculated using the number of CR and HR practitioners in place at the end of the year.


Labour relations


  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total employees covered by non-retaliation and grievance policy 100 100 100 100 100

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