Voluntary reporting standards and ESG ratings
Our reporting is informed by a number of voluntary reporting standards and frameworks. We participate in a selection of ESG ratings most often used by our stakeholders.
Voluntary reporting standards and frameworks
Our reporting is informed by a number of standards such as the IPIECA Sustainability Reporting Guidance and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). In addition, we map our disclosures against Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and the World Economic Forum´s Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics, and are a founding member and a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact.
ESG data providers and ratings
We participate in a number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) surveys:
|Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating||35.1 (September 2021)|
|MSCI ESG Rating*||AA (September 2021)|
|ISS ESG Corporate Rating||C+ (October 2020)|
|FTSE4Good Index Series||Shell has been included in the FTSE4Good Indexes since 2001.|
|CDP Climate Change||
B (December 2021)
|Corporate Human Rights Benchmark||Shell has scored amongst the top 3 companies within the energy industry since 2018, and top quartile within the extractives industry.|
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