Inside sustainability


Shell works hard to minimise the effect of our operations on the environment. Learn more about environmental sustainability at Shell.


We contribute to the communities where we operate in a number of ways. Learn more about Shell activities that support skills, community, and enterprise.


We continually look for ways to make what we do safer and work with the wider industry to drive safety improvements. Learn more about safety at Shell.


Shell believes greater transparency about the payments we make to governments is an important way to increase trust. Learn more about transparency at Shell.


When oil and gas fields end production, their facilities need to be dismantled and disposed of - or "decommissioned". Learn about decommissioning at Shell.

Sustainability Reporting

We have voluntarily reported – openly and honestly - on our environmental and social performance since 1997.

Sustainability reports

We began reporting voluntarily on our environmental performance with the first Shell Report that covered 1997.

Read the Sustainability Report

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Encouraging enterprise

Shell provides support to innovative low-carbon businesses and young entrepreneurs that help meet the challenges of a fast-growing population

Working with communities

We have long-established links with the communities who live close to our operations in the UK. Learn more about how Shell works with communities.

Climate change and Shell

The world faces a critical challenge of meeting rising demand for energy while cutting emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).