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Our climate-related policy positions

These are the key policies we think are needed.

Industry Associations Climate Review Update 2020

Find out about the progress we have made with our memberships of industry associations.

Industry Associations Climate Review 2019

Read our review of Shell’s relationships with 19 industry associations.

Our latest advocacy

We share our knowledge with policy makers. Find our latest advocacy updates here:

Shell supports direct regulation of methane emissions in the USA

November, 2019

Shell calls on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA to continue the direct regulation of methane emissions. The letter also highlights Shell’s commitment and actions to tackle methane emissions.

Shell supports action to address carbon emissions in the USA

September, 2019

Shell Oil Company responds to the House Energy and Commerce Committee questionnaire on reducing carbon pollution towards a clean economy in the USA by 2050. The response highlights the importance of an economy-wide carbon pricing mechanism.

Shell supports climate accord in the Netherlands

September, 2019

Shell Nederland supports a climate accord in the Netherlands which aims to decrease the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030 compared with its emissions in 1990.

Shell CEO supports proposal for net-zero emissions in Europe by 2050

July, 2019

Ben van Beurden speaks about the European Commission’s proposal for the European Union to target net-zero emissions by 2050, and the action that can help it happen.

Shell supports net-zero emissions in UK by 2050

May, 2019

Shell UK Country Chair Sinead Lynch supports calls by the UK Committee on Climate Change for the UK to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Shell supports the direct regulation of methane in the USA

March, 2019

The President of Shell Oil Company, Gretchen Watkins, calls on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA to continue the direct regulation of methane emissions. She says that Shell recognises methane emissions as a critically important climate issue.

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We are supporting transparency in the payments we make to governments and helping them to better manage oil and gas revenues.

Transparency and Anti-corruption

The Shell General Business Principles state our insistence on honesty, integrity and fairness in all aspects of our business. The direct or indirect offer, payment, solicitation or acceptance of bribes is unacceptable.

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