- Identify and fund research programs into skills needed to research, build, and operate the assets and technology required for a net zero emission energy system.
- Undertake initiatives to increase the gender balance and participation of vulnerable groups in STEM subjects.
- Partner with educational institutions to develop training programs to promote the attainment of critical skills and increase the employability of at-risk high carbon energy workers in a net-zero emissions system.
See it in action
bp worked in partnership with University College London, Kings College London, and the Science Museum Group on a collaborative research and development program for science education called “Enterprising Science.”
bp, in partnership with the project partners, developed courses for schools and resources for science organizations to use social capital to build engagement in STEM and actively engage and include those who are underrepresented in STEM. bp also invests in STEM education through the bp Global STEM academies, teacher continuing professional development and putting quality teaching resources into classrooms through the bp Educational Service.
Who's measuring these actions?
Just Transition Indicator 4 Metric c: Company demonstrates the measures it takes to provide re- and/ or up-skilling, training or education opportunities for workers & affected stakeholders
Just Transition Indicator 4 Metric d: Company demonstrates the measures it takes to provide re- and/ or up-skilling, training or education opportunities for workers & affected stakeholders