Community Investment

Benefiting the communities where we operate


CNOOC International’s Community Investment program helps strengthen the communities where we live and work. Through meaningful corporate gifts including donations and sponsorships, we prioritize funding for projects that provide long-term and sustainable results that have a positive impact on our communities.

Our funding priorities are:

Supporting Thriving & Safe Communities

We focus on helping individuals and families in need access the resources and opportunities to help them reach their full potential. In addition, we support initiatives that contribute to advancing safety and emergency response in the communities where we operate.

Advancing Education

We prioritize funding to support students pursuing education. Through scholarships and bursaries, we are helping to advance the educational attainment of young people in our communities.

Capacity Building for Indigenous Communities

Support for our Indigenous stakeholders in an important pillar in our Community Investment program. We focus on providing funding that supports capacity building, educational advancement and thriving communities.

Employee Initiatives

Through our ReachOut program, we support the organizations and initiatives that our important to our employees. We match employee donations to charitable and non-profit organization. We also support employee volunteerism in the community through team-building volunteer events, Volunteer Rewards and Sports Grants and Volunteer Days.

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CNOOC International believes in sharing the economic benefits of development with the people closest to our operations. We provide employment opportunities and source the goods and services we need from local suppliers when possible. In addition, we give back to communities by investing in programs and projects that enhance the quality of life for people in those communities. This includes providing post-secondary scholarships to support the educational attainment of people in areas where we operate.

Learn more about our scholarship programs


Learn more about our culture of safety and sustainability

Working with our Indigenous neighbours

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Our commitment to sustainability

2020 Canadian Sustainability Report