Governance and leadership
PETROPERÚ, to make a sustainable change, seeks to enhance the capacities of positive leaders who ensure the peace, well-being and development of their localities, encouraging participation in global governance issues.
- Accreditation of communal authorities in the North Peruvian Pipeline. In order to make the populations of Section II of the North Peruvian Pipeline visible, we have supported the accreditation of 13 native communities, so that they can access different programs and projects of the State. Likewise, they have been working on the strengthening and institutionalization of the communities in the other sections of the ONP, supporting their legal sanitation and validation of the validity of power of the communal authorities.
- Thirty-nine peaceful coexistence agreements signed with communities of the North Peruvian Pipeline allow progress in the consolidation of an alliance for social peace, public order, the well-being of the Amazonian communities and the responsible development of the hydrocarbon sector.
- The “Governance, Leadership and Public Management” workshop, for the benefit of 60 leaders of communities and human settlements of Iquitos and Conchán, which sought to develop capacities and provide tools on governance, public management and transparent government.Likewise, the participants learned about the structure and operation of the State and the main criteria for the management of programs and projects in order to strengthen the knowledge of leaders to make better decisions.
PROVINCIAL AND DISTRICT GOVERNANCE
- The Comprehensive Public Management Program provided support and technical assistance to strengthen the capacities of fifty-six civil servants and public servants from five municipalities in the area of influence of the North Peruvian Pipeline —Imaza, Manseriche, Urarinas, Condorcanqui and Datem del Marañón—. Likewise, seven instruction and advice modules developed for continuous improvement in public management were implemented.
- The Program for Social Advocacy and Government Articulation in the areas of influence of the North Peruvian Pipeline began in January 2021. It is currently in execution and presents, as of September 2021, the following results: sixty bilateral meetings, three training workshops on administrative management issues, three seminars on the reality of the populations and localities of the Amazon, and thirty-nine agreements carried out between municipalities and national governments. Eight state institutions, including regional governments, municipalities and ministries, participate in this program.
Works for tax
We contribute to the execution of public investment projects in harmony with national, regional or local development policies and plans, with the participation of private companies through the mechanism of works for tax.
PETROPERÚ promotes water and sanitation projects by private initiative, in coordination with the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation and the District Municipality of Morona.
- Twelve public investment projects for the benefit of sixteen localities
Since July 2020, PETROPERÚ has been part of the Alliance for Work for Taxes (ALOXI) and is a member of its Board of Directors. ALOXI is a non-profit association made up of socially responsible companies that seek to improve people’s quality of life by financing reliable and efficient works through the Works for Taxes mechanism. The companies that make up ALOXI awarded, during 2019, sixteen projects for an amount of 473’950,000 soles.
Public infrastructure projects
We contribute to the improvement of living conditions and access to services for the populations in our area of influence, through the promotion of the joint work of the national, regional and local government to speed up the execution of public investment projects. Among the most important we can mention:
- Financing of technical-legal expertise of pre-existing works in six locations of the North Peruvian Pipeline
- Road rehabilitation in the Northern Cone of Talara
Executed in coordination with the Regional Government of Piura, the Provincial Municipality of Talara and the neighborhood leaders of the northern cone of Talara, 1.7 kilometers of this important road have been rehabilitated and it is in the process of continuing with the execution of the second stage. This initiative will make it possible to regain walkability to the San Pedro, Las Peñitas and Lobitos beaches, which will activate tourism in the city.
- Rehabilitation of existing concrete track in Jirón Argentina (Ilo, Moquegua)
The rehabilitation of one of the most important roads in Ilo, carried out in compliance with the commitments made at the Ilo dialogue table, included the paving of more than three hundred meters of track, as well as the signaling and placement of breakwaters.
The sustainable management of PETROPERÚ is committed to the planned and monitored use of resources through the execution of social projects of public interest that help address complex social problems, as well as closing socioeconomic gaps in our stakeholders. In this way, a direct improvement in living conditions is achieved and the sustainability of our operations is ensured, allowing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in their social dimension.
Through our projects we seek to guarantee a healthy life and promote well-being at all ages as an essential tool for sustainable development
- Health Promotion Program. Developed with the aim of monitoring and strengthening good hygiene practices and healthy behaviors that must be maintained within the framework of the state of emergency, this initiative benefited more than six thousand mothers of families and pregnant women, through intercultural health messaging for seventy-two centers health in two languages (Spanish and Awajún). The program was carried out in the districts of Nieva (Condorcanqui) and Imaza (Bagua) of Amazonas, and Urarinas (Loreto) of Loreto.
- Intervention Program with Health Agents in Early Childhood and Family-Pata Daku (Happy Families), in alliance with the Directorate of Indigenous or Native Peoples of MINSA. This program sought to sensitize and inform about good health practices in the face of COVID-19, malaria and dengue in forty-three communities of the North Peruvian Pipeline. Likewise, work is ongoing in six communities in the Manseriche (Datem del Marañón) district of Loreto, in order to introduce good practices in early childhood care, nutrition, and prevention of family violence.
- Awareness Program on Anemia and Chronic Child Malnutrition Issues for Communities of the North Peruvian Pipeline and Talara. Within the scope of this program, during 2020 the production of didactic and audiovisual material was carried out as an educational resource for the implementation of an intervention strategy on issues of chronic malnutrition and childhood anemia, as well as child violence, among others. This program benefits municipalities, ESSALUD centers and social programs in our area of influence.
We seek to protect the well-being of children and youth, ensuring that they have access to continuous learning that allows them upward socioeconomic mobility, which is key to getting out of poverty
- Quality School Program. This initiative benefits 12,391 students and 465 teachers from 44 educational institutions near our operations in Talara, Iquitos, Conchán and Pipeline-Olmos. We have provided training since 2017 in the areas of communication and mathematics, in order to contribute to improving learning achievements in students at the elementary level.
- School Leveling and Academic Reinforcement Project. We offer reinforcement in mathematical and verbal knowledge so that the beneficiaries can take the PRONABEC national exam for native communities. During 2019, one hundred and fifty fourth and fifth year high school students, as well as graduates, from six prioritized schools in eighteen communities of the Andoas (Datem del Marañón) district of Loreto, in the North Peruvian Pipeline, participated in the first stage of the draft. Of these, three young people passed the national exam and entered universities.
- Technical Professionals Program. One hundred and ten young people from Talara completed their technical-professional training at SENATI and all were able to access a subsidized internship program.
- Corporate Program for the Development of Skills and Competencies. This program has the objective of benefiting fourth and fifth year high school students from Conchán (Lima), Ninacaca (Pasco), Ilo (Moquegua) and Talara (Piura), in order to enhance job placement or job creation skills through the development or strengthening of skills and competences related to three elements that are configured in the pillars of the future profiles with a better projection in the labor market.
We promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, promoting the formalization and economic growth of our areas of influence.
- Poultry Production Project. Thanks to this initiative, 640 families, in 19 communities of Morona (Datem del Marañón) of Loreto, were benefited with 4,452 birds, as part of a food security and nutrition strategy in the localities adjacent to the North Peruvian Pipeline. Various actions have been developed for the sustainability of this project, such as the avian health campaign (focused on 9,000 minors), the distribution of pre-laying feed and the campaign to reinforce good breeding practices for minors delivered within the framework of the project.
- Technical Training Program. This initiative, in alliance with the Oasis Technical Training Center of the Municipality of Lima, benefited seven hundred people from twenty-one human settlements near the Conchán Refinery, through productive courses. This will allow organizing and improving the skills and family businesses of these citizens, which will contribute to the economic growth of their area.
- Program to Strengthen Artisanal Fishing Activity. This initiative, in alliance with the Antenor Orrego Private University (UPAO), the University of Piura (UDEP), MET Management Engineering and Technology Services and the San Pedro Fishermen’s Union, made possible the implementation of four projects that have received funding from the National Program for Innovation in Fisheries and Aquaculture (PNIPA). These innovation projects allowed the formalization of three hundred fishermen for the San Pedro Artisanal Fishermen’s Guild in Talara, which were financed by the World Bank through the PNIPA with 80% of the total investment. Through these initiatives, it was possible to directly and indirectly benefit 1,500 artisanal fishermen from Puerto San Pedro (Talara, Piura).
- Technified Sprinkler Irrigation Project. This initiative will improve water management capacity through knowledge and management of more efficient irrigation techniques, with the aim of contributing to the economic and social development of the rural population of the peasant community of San Pedro de Ninacaca (Pasco), a population from the area of influence of the New Terminal of PETROPERÚ. It is about the improvement of 12 hectares of crops for raising livestock for the benefit of 485 residents of the aforementioned peasant community. During 2020 the permitting service began, in order to obtain accreditation of water availability for the project area.
- Cacao and Macambo Project. Thisinitiative seeks to benefit sixteen families with two nurseries in the Nuevo Milagro community (Morona, Datem del Marañón, Loreto), in order to promote the development of the value chain through technology transfer aimed at installing and increasing production of the cultivation of cacao and macambo.
- Community Biogardens Project. This initiative benefited one hundred families, with the installation of thirteen organic gardens in the communities of Saramuro, Saramurillo, Cuninico and San Antonio, which are located in the area of influence of the North Peruvian Pipeline, with the purpose of guaranteeing food security and, at the same time , generate additional income, improving their quality of life.
- Urban Agriculture-Community Biogarden Program. This initiative sought to generate better living conditions for poor urban dwellers in the Lima districts of Villa El Salvador and Lurín, who found an additional source of income in agriculture. Thanks to this project, developed with the NGO IPES-Promotion of Sustainable Development, a 1,000-square-meter piece of land was rescued, which was previously a garbage dump and a meeting place for people of poor living. In addition to transforming this area into a community bio-garden, fifty plots were implemented and the same number of families practiced urban agriculture, contributing to their food security and their basic food basket.
We encourage the full and effective participation of women. Likewise, equal opportunities for leadership at all decision-making levels of economic and public life, with the aim of putting an end to all forms of discrimination against women throughout the world.
- Community Sewing Project. This initiative benefited 690 women from Iquitos, Conchán, Oleoducto Norperuano and Talara, strengthening their capacities in the handling of vegetable and marine fiber crafts. All of them participated in Entrepreneurship Fairs and Expo-sales where the improvement of their products could be appreciated after years of training.
- Training and Innovation of New Productive Techniques-Crafts Iquitos. In order to empower women in the development of business opportunities and incorporation into the market, craft workshops were held in vegetable fibers and natural dyes, focused on three transversal axes: gender, environmental sustainability, and occupational safety and hygiene. Likewise, seeking to strengthen the association of artisans of the Independencia community, the Independiente brand has been created. During 2020, one hundred and twenty-five artisan women from five communities in the Iquitos Refinery area of influence benefited. Based on this experience, three communities formalized their craft associations, benefiting from the construction of a store for commercial and exhibition purposes in Iquitos. Together with DIRCETUR Loreto, the formalization and registration of artisans is sought.
- Local Development Support Program. Free technical-productive training initiatives were developed for the benefit of forty women from Talara, who accessed courses in gastronomy, computing and office automation at SENATI (two hundred and seventy hours of instruction), which allows strengthening capacities, promoting business projects and generating employment options or self-employment, which will have a positive impact on their quality of life and their environment.
We help develop plans aimed at charting a safer and more sustainable future for its citizens.
Cleaning Intervention Program in Critical Points. This initiative has benefited approximately one hundred thousand people in the Pariñas district (Talara, Piura), near the Talara Refinery. It seeks to make the disposal of solid waste more efficient, contribute to the management of the Provincial Municipality of Talara, generate 1,200 jobs and improve the environmental conditions of the city.