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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.

Man taking water samples for testing

World Water Day

To mark World Water Day on March 22, discover how we are working to manage water responsibly and sustainably at our operations around the world.

Read about our approach to fresh water
President Obama at 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

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.

Read the Inside Energy story

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