Shell is a customer-focused organisation, serving more than 1 million commercial and industrial customers, and around 32 million customers daily at more than 46,000 Shell-branded retail service stations.

Shell plc, the company name was changed from Royal Dutch Shell plc which our history can be traced back to the first half of the 19th century.

Shell's headquarters is in London, United Kingdom. Our Chief Executive is Mr. Wael Sawan.

Powering Progress sets our strategy to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, generating value for our shareholders, our customers and wider society. As we move forward on this journey, we will power lives and respect nature while maintaining our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. There are 4 pillars to our Powering Progress strategy.

  1. Achieving net-zero emissions: We are working with customers and others across key sectors of the economy to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions. A net-zero world is where society stops adding to the total amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
  2. Powering lives: We power lives by providing the vital energy people need, championing inclusion and contributing to local communities.
  3. Respecting nature: Powering Progress means respecting nature by protecting the environment, reducing waste and making a positive contribution to biodiversity.
  4. Generating shareholder value: Powering Progress generates value for our shareholders. It provides the financial strength to profitability transform our company, as we provide the energy the world needs today and transition to net-zero emission.

Our heritage

Tracing Shell’s history takes you on a journey from London to Asia, from the birth of the motor car to the development of sustainable fuels. It is a history of exploration, innovation and a pioneering spirit that still guides Shell to this day.

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What we do

Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.

Our values

At Shell, we share a set of core values – honesty, integrity and respect for people – which underpin all the work we do. The Shell General Business Principles, Code of Conduct, and Ethics and Compliance Manual help everyone at Shell act in line with these values and comply with relevant laws and regulations.

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Sustainability

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.