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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.


Shell provides energy responsibly, helping the world move towards a future in which the energy we use causes minimal impact on our planet.


We aim to be a good neighbour wherever we work, by contributing to the well-being of neighbouring communities. 


We are committed to delivering energy responsibly and safely, preventing harm to our employees, contractors, local communities and the environment.


Doing business in a clear, open and transparent way is a commitment we work hard to keep.

New in sustainability

Read the latest news, speeches and feature stories published across Shell about our work with communities and the environment.

Road in China

Safe travels: driving home for Chinese new year

Learn what's being done to help reduce road traffic accidents as millions of Chinese head home for the Spring Festival.

Read the story - "Safe travels"
Engaging with Nivkh community members at the traditional Fishermen Day festival on Sakhalin Island

Respecting Human Rights

December 10 is UN Human Rights Day. Read how we integrate human rights into our policies, systems and practices.

Read about Human Rights at Shell
Coral reefs under water fish

Conserving the Coral Triangle

See how a Shell-supported foundation is empowering local communities to help to conserve one of the world’s most biodiverse marine environments.

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Sustainability Report 2016

Online Sustainability Report 2016

Discover what we say about our approach to sustainable development in our online Sustainability Report 2016.

View the online report

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