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Read the latest news, speeches and feature stories published across Shell about our work with communities and the environment.
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How are we driving our business strategy in the context of climate-related risks and opportunities?
Explore Sky, our latest Shell scenario, which illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.
For years, conflict and unrest have taken their toll on the rich cultural heritage of Iraq. But one Iraqi is determined to save his country’s archaeology.
Fishing off the coast of Colombia has come with great risks due to ageing equipment and poor safety standards. Now a Shell-sponsored programme is helping communities to adopt better practices.
After struggling with smog for decades, skies over parts of China are beginning to clear. Watch how government policies encouraging gas over coal have made a difference to both air quality and business.
At Shell we work closely with our contractors in order to build a strong safety culture at the frontline and improve safety performance.
Learn what's being done to help reduce road traffic accidents as millions of Chinese head home for the Spring Festival.
In collaboration with the global charity Earthwatch, Shell employees have the chance to contribute to environmental conservation efforts around the world.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is critically important to fill Egypt’s widening skills gap. Shell’s NXplorers programme helps equip young people with the STEM skills needed to become the country’s future leaders.
Shell is currently working with the regional government in northwest Kazakhstan to support the safe relocation of people who are impacted by our operations.
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.
A Shell-supported foundation is empowering local communities to help to conserve one of the world’s most biodiverse marine environments.
We helped a neighbouring community build better lives as part of work to decommission a gas project in China.
This interactive map shows the environmental and developmental organisations we work with globally.
Shell works closely with its contractors. Wherever possible we look to influence the social performance of activities they undertake for us.
How a community project in western India has improved access to affordable, clean drinking water for hundreds of households.
We take steps to manage our use of water responsibly – including looking for beneficial ways to recycle and reuse this valuable resource.
How a partnership between Shell and non-government organisation Mercy Corps helped local farmers with their business and agricultural practices.
A new mooring line in the Gulf of Mexico could further scientific knowledge of the world's interconnected ocean systems.
Five years after Shell funded a British start-up, the entrepreneurs behind it have pitched their idea to President Barack Obama.
A young whale’s remarkable migration across vast ocean distances has led scientists to a new understanding of the world’s grey whales.
Lloyd's List highlighted Shell’s leading role in driving improvements in maritime industry safety standards in its monthly publication “The Intelligence”.
Jeremy Bentham, Shell’s head of Scenarios, on the findings of the latest report, “A Better Life with a Healthy Planet: Pathways to Net-Zero Emissions”.
See how ocean scientists are using energy industry technology to reveal life in deep water.
Villagers in the Western Indian state of Gujarat can now cook with cleaner-burning natural gas, thanks to a government-led initiative.
Discover how one Shell employee joined an eye-opening experience in the Brazilian rainforest as a volunteer on an environmental research project.
Watch how a local project combining solar energy and hydropower is bringing electric light to the Batak people.
How can the world meet future energy demand, while enabling a better quality of life and healthy planet?
The Shell pilot plant that will turn rubbish into fuel for cars.
Wetlands International counts half a million waterbirds at Barr Al Hikman on the Omani coast, with support from Shell.
Volunteers from Shell join citizen scientists around the world to help Earthwatch find solutions to fresh water challenges.
More in sustainability
Our approach to sustainability starts with running a safe, efficient, responsible and profitable business, bringing wider benefits to the areas where we operate.
We carefully consider the potential environmental impact of our activities during the lifetime of a project.