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:

ESG Survey Score
Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating 35.8 (October 2020)
MSCI ESG Rating* A (October 2020)
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 2020)

Download our response to the 2021 CDP Climate Change Information Request

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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Our Performance Data

Download our safety, environmental and social performance data section from the Sustainability Report.

Greenhouse gas emissions

In 2021, we obtained limited assurance of our 2020 direct (Scope 1) and energy indirect (Scope 2) greenhouse gas emissions data under operational control and equity boundaries.