Our approach to sustainability starts with running a safe, efficient, responsible and profitable business, bringing wider benefits to the areas where we operate.
Shell’s Net Carbon Footprint ambition is our plan to contribute to the global effort to tackle climate change and meet the goal of the Paris Agreement.
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We carefully consider the potential environmental impact of our activities during the lifetime of a project.
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.
Shell has voluntarily reported on our environmental and social performance since 1997.
Read the latest news, speeches and feature stories published across Shell about our work with communities and the environment.
Watch sustainability videos from our projects and operations around the world.
What is Shell’s Net Carbon Footprint ambition?
Explore our plan to contribute to the global effort to tackle climate change and meet the goal of the Paris Agreement.
Online Sustainability Report 2018
Find out more about our approach to sustainability and 2018 performance data.
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.
At Shell we work closely with our contractors in order to build a strong safety culture at the frontline and improve safety performance.
In collaboration with the global charity Earthwatch, Shell employees have the chance to contribute to environmental conservation efforts around the world.
David Hone, Shell’s Chief Climate Change Adviser, takes a personal view on climate change in his blog and short books.
Through our global strategic partnership with Mercy Corps, we help local people recover from crisis or build better lives and transform their communities, in a number of places where we operate.