Shell maintains our value to society through various programs that are aligned with the current and future needs of Thailand while meeting the demand for energy. With the Community Skill and Enterprise Development (CSED) theme, ‘Fuel the Happiness’, is a Shell flagship program that reinforces lifelong learning and trains underprivileged students and children with disabilities to acquire occupational skills such as social enterprise agriculture to become self-reliant, ultimately turning their challenges into opportunities and driving positive change for their community.

Panun Prachuabmoh, Country Chairman, the Shell Company of Thailand Limited, said: “Particularly after the COVID-19, we are facing new and compound challenges, and the three priorities for Shell to address such challenges are to Care for people, to support business Contiunity, and to Create the value out of our Investment with efficiency — playing our part in limiting the spread and impact of the pandemic inside and outside our company while making sure we continue to provide essential products and services responsibly, and accelerate initiatives for local communities and ourselves to recover rapidly and emerge stronger together. The CSED theme serves Shell’s commitment to supporting society and ensuring capabilities and resources are available for Thais to live sustainably.”

Seeing the importance of schools as a second home for young people, Shell is delighted to partner with the Mechai Viravaidya Foundation to extend the scope of schools into community life-long learning centers. Under the project ‘Fuel the Happiness’, students together with their parents are provided training in modern agricultural and business practices, resulting in lifelong skills that will lead to career opportunities and sustainable incomes for the students, their families, and communities.

With a 27 million baht budget to date, the program under Shell’s CSED theme has expanded to benefit over 46,000 students from 91 schools nationwide since it began in 2015, generating over 8.9 million baht in income (2.6 million baht in income from the sale of agricultural products and another 6.3 million baht from businesses loaned by the program). Of the total participating in the program, 900 business group start-ups with the programme received benefits from micro-credit loans. Meanwhile, 26 students had internships at Shell stations and five out of the total are working at Shell stations.

“Shell looks forward to continuing the project in its next phases to improve young people’s quality of life, supporting local communities in driving their community economically, environmentally, and socially. We are glad ‘Fuel the Happiness’ has successfully given training in social enterprise agriculture and helped local people to generate and sustain an income in line with our desire to enhance a ‘Better Life’ to the Thai people,” Panun concluded.

For Media Enquiries:

Thitipa Laxanaphisuth
Country Manager – External Relations
The Shell Company of Thailand

Sakaowan Supanpaesat
H+K Strategies Thailand
M +66 (0) 2-627-3501 #114

Cautionary Note

The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities. In this press release “Shell”, “Shell group” and “Royal Dutch Shell” are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer to Royal Dutch Shell plc and subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them. These terms are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular entity or entities. ‘‘Subsidiaries’’, “Shell subsidiaries” and “Shell companies” as used in this press release refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control. Entities and unincorporated arrangements over which Shell has joint control are generally referred to as “joint ventures” and “joint operations”, respectively. Entities over which Shell has significant influence but neither control nor joint control are referred to as “associates”. The term “Shell interest” is used for convenience to indicate the direct and/or indirect ownership interest held by Shell in an entity or unincorporated joint arrangement, after exclusion of all third-party interest.

This press release contains forward-looking statements (within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) concerning the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Royal Dutch Shell. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements of future expectations that are based on management’s current expectations and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements concerning the potential exposure of Royal Dutch Shell to market risks and statements expressing management’s expectations, beliefs, estimates, forecasts, projections and assumptions. These forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “aim”, “ambition’, ‘‘anticipate’’, ‘‘believe’’, ‘‘could’’, ‘‘estimate’’, ‘‘expect’’, ‘‘goals’’, ‘‘intend’’, ‘‘may’’, ‘‘objectives’’, ‘‘outlook’’, ‘‘plan’’, ‘‘probably’’, ‘‘project’’, ‘‘risks’’, “schedule”, ‘‘seek’’, ‘‘should’’, ‘‘target’’, ‘‘will’’ and similar terms and phrases. There are a number of factors that could affect the future operations of Royal Dutch Shell and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements included in this press release, including (without limitation): (a) price fluctuations in crude oil and natural gas; (b) changes in demand for Shell’s products; (c) currency fluctuations; (d) drilling and production results; (e) reserves estimates; (f) loss of market share and industry competition; (g) environmental and physical risks; (h) risks associated with the identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets, and successful negotiation and completion of such transactions; (i) the risk of doing business in developing countries and countries subject to international sanctions; (j) legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments including regulatory measures addressing climate change; (k) economic and financial market conditions in various countries and regions; (l) political risks, including the risks of expropriation and renegotiation of the terms of contracts with governmental entities, delays or advancements in the approval of projects and delays in the reimbursement for shared costs; and (m) changes in trading conditions. No assurance is provided that future dividend payments will match or exceed previous dividend payments. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this section. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Additional risk factors that may affect future results are contained in Royal Dutch Shell’s 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2017 (available at and ). These risk factors also expressly qualify all forward looking statements contained in this press release and should be considered by the reader. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this press release, 26th August 2020. Neither Royal Dutch Shell plc nor any of its subsidiaries undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or other information. In light of these risks, results could differ materially from those stated, implied or inferred from the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

We may have used certain terms, such as resources, in this press release that United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) strictly prohibits us from including in our filings with the SEC. U.S. Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 20-F, File No 1-32575, available on the SEC website