Our approach to sustainability starts with running a safe, efficient, responsible and profitable business, bringing wider benefits to the areas where we operate.
Sustainability at Shell is about delivering energy in a responsible way to meet the world’s growing needs.
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Shell provides energy responsibly, helping the world move towards a future in which the energy we use causes minimal impact on our planet.
We aim to be a good neighbour wherever we work, by contributing to the well-being of neighbouring communities.
We are committed to delivering energy responsibly and safely, preventing harm to our employees, contractors, local communities and the environment.
Doing business in a clear, open and transparent way is a commitment we work hard to keep.
Shell has voluntarily reported on our environmental and social performance since 1997.
Read the latest news, speeches and feature stories published across Shell about our work with communities and the environment.
Watch sustainability videos from our projects and operations around the world.
Online Sustainability Report 2016
Discover what we say about our approach to sustainable development in our online Sustainability Report 2016.
Our work with water
Discover how we are managing water responsibly and sustainably at our operations around the world.
Respecting Human Rights
Read how we integrate human rights into our policies, systems and practices.
Pitching to the president
Five years after Shell funded a British start-up, the entrepreneurs behind it have pitched their idea to President Barack Obama.
Switching on lights for the Batak people
Discover the local solar and hydro power project bringing electric light to one of the Philippines’ oldest tribes.
Discover how one Shell employee joined an eye-opening experience in the Brazilian rainforest as a volunteer on an environmental research project.
A young entrepreneur has invented a roadside wind turbine that could help harness energy from traffic.
David Hone, Shell’s Chief Climate Change Adviser, takes a personal view on climate change in his blog and short books.
A landmark project helps to advance technology that could play a key role in the transition to a lower-carbon world.