Microsoft and Shell are working together on the development of new technologies that will help them achieve their carbon reduction ambitions and deliver new solutions to market helping other organizations and customers manage and reduce their own carbon footprint. They will leverage their existing expertise and technologies to create and implement new AI solutions to accelerate Shell’s digital transformation. Shell will supply Microsoft with low carbon energy products and services.

“Microsoft and Shell both have rich histories of innovation and bold ambitions to decarbonize. We are proud of the work we have already done together. Our strategic alliance will enable us to push the boundaries of what can be achieved. We believe we can unlock tremendous progress for Shell, Microsoft, our customers and beyond.”

Huibert Vigeveno, Downstream Director Shell

“We are building on our work with Shell by establishing a deeper alliance to further accelerate innovation in support of decarbonization and energy industry transition. Cross-industry collaborations like this are fundamental to help society reach net-zero emissions by 2050, and digital transformation is key to tackling this important issue, within the energy sector and beyond.”

Judson Althoff, executive vice president of Microsoft’s Worldwide Commercial Business


Artificial Intelligence

From machine learning to computer vision, deep learning to virtual assistants and autonomous vehicles to robotics, Shell has been focused on a range of technologies that have supported advances in AI.

Renewables and Energy Solutions

The global energy system is changing. A planet destined for more people and rising living standards will need more energy. But the world must also find ways to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change. Shell’s New Energies business focuses on new fuels and power.

Our climate target

In tackling climate change, the focus is increasingly on limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius. Shell supports this ambition.