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Sustainability – our approach

Our approach to sustainability starts with running a safe, efficient, responsible and profitable business, bringing wider benefits to the areas where we operate.

Environment

Shell provides energy responsibly, helping the world move towards a future in which the energy we use causes minimal impact on our planet.

Communities

We aim to be a good neighbour wherever we work, by contributing to the well-being of neighbouring communities. 

Safety

We are committed to delivering energy responsibly and safely, preventing harm to our employees, contractors, local communities and the environment.

Transparency

Doing business in a clear, open and transparent way is a commitment we work hard to keep.

New in sustainability

Read the latest news, speeches and feature stories published across Shell about our work with communities and the environment.

Student (Zipporiah Bush) in a school science lab.

Grand feats for young scientists

One school is using today’s global challenges to teach critical subjects and inspire young minds.

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Watch how a local energy project helped the Batak people to light up their homes for the first time.

Switching on lights for the Batak people

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Discover the local solar and hydro power project bringing electric light to one of the Philippines’ oldest tribes.

Watch how electricity came to the deep forest

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