We work closely with communities to understand their concerns and identify how to address them.
We aim to be a good neighbour wherever we work, by contributing to the well-being of communities. We work closely with them to manage the social impacts of our business activities, address any concerns about our operations, and enhance the benefits that we are able to bring.
Shell contributes to local economic growth in countries where we operate.
We run projects, often in partnership with local NGOs or development bodies, that provide people in communities with access to adequate healthcare.
Education can open the door to opportunities and help people build a better future.
35 years of Shell LiveWIRE
Our programme, which helps young people with their business ideas, marks its 35th anniversary.
Environmental and community partners
We work with organisations all over the world to help us to reduce our environmental and societal impact and to benefit local communities.
Online Sustainability Report 2016
Discover what we say about our approach to sustainable development in our online Sustainability Report 2016.
Improving access to clean water
How a community-run project is bringing clean water to a village in India.
Community road safety
Shell is running road safety programmes for adults and schoolchildren in many local communities.
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.
How a training programme in Patagonia gives people new skills for the growing local energy industry.
Iraq has one of the world’s worst traffic accident rates and young people are particularly at risk. See how children are learning to stay safe.
In the heartland of Brazil’s oil and gas industry, we are helping a new generation of entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses and their dreams into reality.