We are committed to protect the environment, respect our neighbours, cause no harm to people, and help the world move towards a lower-carbon future.
Shell provides energy responsibly, helping the world move towards a future where the energy used causes minimal impact on the planet.
We take steps to reduce airborne pollutants from our operations and help customers reduce their impact on air quality by using our products.
We manage our use of water carefully and invest in new approaches and technologies to use it more efficiently.
Our projects can affect local natural habitats and communities that depend on them. Read about our work on biodiversity around the world.
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.
Sustainability Report 2016
Discover what we say about our environmental performance in the Sustainability Report 2016.
Our work with water
Discover how we are managing water responsibly and sustainably at our operations around the world.
Scientists gain new line to the deep ocean
A new mooring line in the Gulf of Mexico could further scientific knowledge of the world's interconnected ocean systems.
A better life with a healthy planet
How could the world meet future energy demand while reducing net carbon emissions to zero?
Developing skills, broadening horizons
Discover how one Shell employee joined an eye-opening experience in the Brazilian rainforest as a volunteer on an environmental research project.
The incredible journey of Flex the Whale
A young whale’s remarkable migration across vast ocean distances has led scientists to a new understanding of the world’s grey whales.
Water is a resource that is hard to come by in Qatar’s desert climate. The Pearl GTL plant produces more water than gas-to-liquids products.
Read about the carbon capture and storage projects we are involved in around the world.
David Hone, Shell’s Chief Climate Change Adviser, takes a personal view on climate change in his blog and short books.