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Respecting our neighbours

Shell works closely with its contractors. Wherever possible we look to influence the social performance of activities they undertake for us.  

A thirst for change

How a community project in western India has improved access to affordable, clean drinking water for hundreds of households.

Reusing and recycling water

We take steps to manage our use of water responsibly – including looking for beneficial ways to recycle and reuse this valuable resource.

Transport safety

See the latest examples of how we are helping our people and local communities to stay safe

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.

Shell, the (unlikely) disruptor

Lloyd's List highlighted Shell’s leading role in driving improvements in maritime industry safety standards in its monthly publication “The Intelligence”.

Towards more sustainable cities

Jeremy Bentham, Shell’s head of Scenarios, on the findings of the latest report, “A Better Life with a Healthy Planet: Pathways to Net-Zero Emissions”.

Media releases

Shell, the (unlikely) disruptor

Aug 18, 2016

Lloyd's List highlighted Shell’s leading role in driving improvements in maritime industry safety standards in its monthly publication “The Intelligence”.

Shell, the (unlikely) disruptor

Aug 18, 2016

Lloyd's List highlighted Shell’s leading role in driving improvements in maritime industry safety standards in its monthly publication “The Intelligence”.

Shell launches Quest carbon capture and storage project

Nov 6, 2015

Shell today celebrated the official opening of the Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada, and the start of commercial operations there. Quest is designed to capture and safely store more than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) each year – equal to the emissions from about 250,000 cars. Quest was made possible through strong collaboration between the public and private sectors aimed at advancing CCS globally.

Oil and gas majors call for carbon pricing

Jun 1, 2015

Major oil and gas companies, BG Group plc, BP plc, Eni S.p.A., Royal Dutch Shell plc, Statoil ASA and Total SA, today announced their call to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems and create clear, stable, ambitious policy frameworks that could eventually connect national systems. These would reduce uncertainty and encourage the most cost effective ways of reducing carbon emissions widely.

More in sustainability

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.