Speeches and articles
Here you can access a selection of speeches and articles by Shell’s leaders published in the past five years.
Latest Speeches and Articles
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden reflects on 2020, a challenging and extraordinary year.
Sep 30, 2020 - An interview with Ben van Beurden on reshaping Shell into the energy business of the future.
Downstream Director Huibert Vigeveno on the European Union’s Green Deal and Shell’s own ambition to be a net-zero emissions energy business
Shell Projects and Technology Director Harry Brekelmans on why partnership is the key to making lasting change
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the global evolution underway in response to climate change and the need for the energy industry to embrace it.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden gives his personal perspective on purpose and describes his journey to becoming Energy Executive of the Year.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on how coalitions of businesses can take action today to help decarbonise the global economy, sector by sector.
Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl on transparency during the Global Conference of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Paris.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the need for supply and demand to work in harmony if the world is to tackle climate change.
Shell Projects and Technology Director Harry Brekelmans on the great challenge the world faces, and how industry must play its part.
Five years after becoming CEO of Shell, Ben van Beurden talks about climate change, his leadership style and Shell’s biggest ever financial transformation.
In The National newspaper, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden writes about how the energy industry can create a new era of opportunity for young people across the Middle East and beyond.
At the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden speaks on the need to gain public trust and the importance of transparency and ethical behaviour.
Shell Downstream Director John Abbott on why the future of transport will be defined not by one solution, but many.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the company’s ambition to provide electricity to 100 million people who do not have a modern connection.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the importance of natural gas even during a time of change in the global energy system.
Shell Integrated Gas & New Energies Director Maarten Wetselaar on the local gas market in Trinidad & Tobago.
Speaking in London, UK, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden addresses the need for clear signals from the world's governments to unlock a cleaner future. Read the speech in full.
Jun 21, 2018 - Shell Projects and Technology Director Harry Brekelmans on how governments and companies like Shell can help the world reach the goals of the Paris Agreement.
The following text is based on speeches delivered by Charles O. Holliday and Ben van Beurden at the Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc, in The Hague on May 22, 2018.
Shell Projects and Technology Director Harry Brekelmans on 50 years of innovation and how to turn a flash of ingenuity into a lasting legacy.
Speaking at the first annual Elsevier Economics Lecture, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden argues that collaboration is the best way to deal with climate change.