Inside environment

Respecting nature

Respecting Nature sets out our environmental ambitions around biodiversity, water, circular economy and waste, and air quality.


We are focusing on using water more efficiently across our activities.


Our ambition is to have a positive impact on biodiversity. Find out what we're doing.

Circular economy and waste

Our ambition is to use resources and materials efficiently and to increase reuse and recycling.

Plastic waste

Find out how Shell is taking an active role in finding solutions to the issue of unmanaged plastic waste.

Air quality

We are helping to improve air quality by reducing emissions from our operations and providing cleaner ways to power transport and industry.


Our climate target

Shell's target is to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050.

UN Sustainable development goals

The UN’s 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) seek to address the world’s biggest challenges. We welcome the SDGs and aim to play our part in helping governments and societies to achieve them.

Sustainability Report

Find out more about our approach to sustainability and our performance data.