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People and planet
Advanced technologies help limit the impact of our operations on local communities and the environment through such measures as protecting wildlife and reusing waste products. We are also finding ways to boost energy efficiency. In some places our innovative approach to social investment has brought better healthcare and other services to local people.
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An international marine biodiversity study in Singapore, is informing scientists, policymakers and businesses planning development.
The Shell Questacon Science Circus is a unique programme that takes hands-on science experiments to schoolchildren in Australia’s far corners
Shell supports a novel approach to help protect the Louisiana shoreline, USA, using recycled plastic bottles.
A new Shell technology analyses and compares used lubricants to help cure ailing machinery, boosting energy efficiency and saving costs.
Pillows, bottled soft drinks, shampoo: all products that most people take for granted.
Homes and office buildings consume around 40% of the world’s energy.
A new energy-efficient process developed by Shell uses the extreme cold of Russia’s far east to help turn natural gas into liquid for shipping.
Shell LiveWIRE encourages young people with promising ideas to set up their own business, and helps existing young companies grow.
Working closely with environmental organisations helps Shell better understand the natural world and take effective steps towards preserving it.
Working across industries and sectors will help address their complex relationship, known as the energy-water-food nexus.
A new treatment process cleans up waste water from a town in Canada for use in energy production and to water local sports fields, funded by Shell
Shell is helping with a scheme that encourages young people in China to improve the environment in their towns and cities.
Shell and its partners in Oman have developed a new way to purify waste water using only reeds, hungry microbes, gravity and sunlight.
The safety track record during construction of the Pearl GTL plant in Qatar shows there are ways to shield workers from workplace hazards.
Shell plans to use advanced technology to capture carbon dioxide for the first time from oil sands operations in Canada and store it safely underground.
Wolfgang Warnecke has always been passionate about cars, trucks and motorcycles. Today he develops ever more efficient fuels and lubricants for Shell
Millions of the world’s poorest will breathe fresher air, thanks to a unique partnership that is working to build a global industry in cleaner cookstoves.
Thousands of people in Nigeria are benefiting from a new health insurance scheme supported by Shell Petroleum Development Company and its partners.