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Tax Contribution Report 2018

The Tax Contribution Report is an important move for Shell towards greater transparency around our approach to paying taxes, and aims to offer a deeper understanding of our principles and actions in this area.

Community road safety

Shell is running road safety programmes for adults and schoolchildren in many local communities.

Power on: a village transformed

This fishing village in the Philippines is too remote to connect to the power grid, but a wind turbine and some solar panels have changed everything.

Sowing seeds for the future

Glengarry in the Scottish Highlands is restoring native pine forest in a project supported by Shell, providing a perfect habitat for endangered species.

**Listen to The Energy Podcast: Trees: one way of tackling climate change? **

Embracing Evolution

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the global evolution underway in response to climate change and the need for the energy industry to embrace it. 

Showing Who You Really Are

Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl on transparency during the Global Conference of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Paris.

Climate change: the difference business can make

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the need for supply and demand to work in harmony if the world is to tackle climate change. 

Carbon capture: the quest for cleaner energy

In less than four years, the Quest carbon capture and storage facility in Canada has captured and safely stored 4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide - the equivalent annual emissions of about one million cars.

Explorers in search of a better future

Bright young people keen to build a sustainable future want to understand its challenges – and how to tackle them. An innovative programme, which Shell and its partners have launched, is designed to help them.

Nature's role in the fight against climate change

The world must find many ways to reduce carbon emissions while addressing growing energy demand. One approach is to protect and restore ecosystems that absorb carbon dioxide, such as forests, grasslands and wetlands. Inside Energy reports.

Three reports for more transparency

Shell has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, its annual Payments to Governments Report and its new Industry Associations Climate Review. Read them here.

Online Shell Sustainability Report 2019

View our latest report online and build your own PDF version with the topics that matter most to you.

What is Shell’s Net Carbon Footprint ambition?

Shell wants to contribute to the global effort to tackle climate change and meet the goal of the Paris Agreement. Working towards our Net Carbon Footprint ambition is how we plan to do this.

Shell opens solar park at Shell Moerdijk chemicals site in the Netherlands

Shell opens one of the Netherland’s largest solar parks at Shell Moerdijk chemicals site.

Leading investors back Shell’s climate targets

Shell announces plans to set short-term targets as part of a long-term ambition to reduce the Net Carbon Footprint of its energy products.

Trust in the digital age

At the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden speaks on the need to gain public trust and the importance of transparency and ethical behaviour.

What will drive us tomorrow?

Shell Downstream Director John Abbott on why the future of transport will be defined not by one solution, but many.

Weaving the golden thread of energy

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the company’s ambition to provide electricity to 100 million people who do not have a modern connection.

Residual Heat from Shell’s Pernis refinery helps heat Dutch homes

The Pernis Residual Heat Initiative is an innovative project that could help the Dutch city of Rotterdam reduce CO2 emissions by up to 35,000 tonnes annually.

Joint industry human rights supply chain engagement

BP, Equinor, Shell and Total CEOs announce that they have agreed to join forces to create a collaborative approach to human rights supplier assessments in the energy industry.

Shell announces methane emissions intensity target for oil and gas assets

Shell has announced a target to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025. This target covers all oil and gas assets for which Shell is the operator.

Shell Energy Transition Report

How are we driving our business strategy in the context of climate-related risks and opportunities?

Sky Scenario

Explore Sky, our latest Shell scenario, which illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

The man on an archaeological mission

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.

Catching fish without courting danger

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. 

Clearing the air over China

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.

Improving safety by working together

At Shell we work closely with our contractors in order to build a strong safety culture at the frontline and improve safety performance.

Safe travels: driving home for Chinese new year

Learn what's being done to help reduce road traffic accidents as millions of Chinese head home for the Spring Festival.

A thousand contributions to the frontline of conservation

In collaboration with the global charity Earthwatch, Shell employees have the chance to contribute to environmental conservation efforts around the world.

Shaping Egypt’s leaders of the future

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.

Building new lives in Kazakhstan

Shell is currently working with the regional government in northwest Kazakhstan to support the safe relocation of people who are impacted by our operations.

Working together to build stronger communities

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.

Conserving the Coral Triangle

A Shell-supported foundation is empowering local communities to help to conserve one of the world’s most biodiverse marine environments.

Farming for future generations

We helped a neighbouring community build better lives as part of work to decommission a gas project in China.

Environmental and social partners

We work with organisations all over the world to help us to reduce our environmental and societal impact and to benefit local communities.

Respecting our neighbours

Shell works closely with its contractors. Wherever possible we look to influence the social performance of activities they undertake for us.  

A thirst for change

How a community project in western India has improved access to affordable, clean drinking water for hundreds of households.

Reusing and recycling water

We take steps to manage our use of water responsibly – including looking for beneficial ways to recycle and reuse this valuable resource.

Helping farmers in China's Sichuan Province

How a partnership between Shell and non-government organisation Mercy Corps helped local farmers with their business and agricultural practices.

More in sustainability

Sustainability – our approach

Our approach to sustainability starts with running a safe, efficient, responsible and profitable business, bringing wider benefits to the areas where we operate.

Environment

We carefully consider the potential environmental impact of our activities during the lifetime of a project.