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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.
Shell is running road safety programmes for adults and schoolchildren in many local communities.
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.
Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl on transparency during the Global Conference of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Paris.
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.
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.
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.
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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 one of the Netherland’s largest solar parks at Shell Moerdijk chemicals site.
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.
Shell Downstream Director John Abbott on why the future of transport will be defined not by one solution, but many.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the company’s ambition to provide electricity to 100 million people who do not have a modern connection.
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.
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 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.
Read about how we are transforming as we accelerate the transition of our business to net-zero emissions, in step with society.
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.
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.
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.
At Shell we work closely with our contractors in order to build a strong safety culture at the frontline and improve safety performance.
Learn what's being done to help reduce road traffic accidents as millions of Chinese head home for the Spring Festival.
In collaboration with the global charity Earthwatch, Shell employees have the chance to contribute to environmental conservation efforts around the world.
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.
Shell is currently working with the regional government in northwest Kazakhstan to support the safe relocation of people who are impacted by our operations.
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.
A Shell-supported foundation is empowering local communities to help to conserve one of the world’s most biodiverse marine environments.
We helped a neighbouring community build better lives as part of work to decommission a gas project in China.
We work with organisations all over the world to help us to reduce our environmental and societal impact and to benefit local communities.
Shell works closely with its contractors. Wherever possible we look to influence the social performance of activities they undertake for us.
How a community project in western India has improved access to affordable, clean drinking water for hundreds of households.
We take steps to manage our use of water responsibly – including looking for beneficial ways to recycle and reuse this valuable resource.
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