Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Their headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and their Chief Executive Officer is Peter Voser. The parent company of the Shell group is Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is incorporated in England and Wales.
Their strategy to generate profitable growth remains to drive forward with their investment programme, to deliver sustainable growth and provide competitive returns to shareholders, while helping to meet global energy demand in a responsible way.
In Upstream they focus on exploring for new oil and gas reserves and developing major projects where their technology and know-how adds value to the resource holders.
In Downstream their emphasis remains on sustained cash generation from their existing assets and selective investments in growth markets.
Upstream explores for and extracts crude oil and natural gas.
Downstream refines, supplies, trades and ships crude worldwide, manufactures and markets a range of products, and produces petrochemicals for industrial customers.
Projects & Technology manages delivery of Shell’s major projects and drives the research and innovation to create technology solutions.
The objectives of the Shell group are to engage efficiently, responsibly and profitably in oil, oil products, gas, chemicals and other selected businesses and to participate in the search for and development of other sources of energy to meet evolving customer needs and the world’s growing demand for energy.
As a global energy company they set high standards of performance and ethical behaviour. They are judged by how they act - their reputation is upheld by how they live up to their core values honesty, integrity and respect for people. The Shell General Business Principles, Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics help everyone at Shell act in line with these values and comply with all relevant legislation and regulations.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The energy they supply helps to support economic growth and development. At their operations they aim to address social concerns and work to benefit local communities, protecting their reputation as they do business.
The environment - Advanced technology, new ways of operating and partnerships are helping to manage their environmental impact as they contribute to meeting the world’s growing energy needs.
Society - They supply energy, which helps support economic growth and development. At their operations they try to address social concerns and work to benefit local communities, to protect their reputation and support their business.
Safety - Safety is always their top priority. They aim to have zero fatalities and no incidents that harm people, or put their neighbours or facilities at risk.
Performance Data - They track their performance against a range of environmental and social indicators to work towards continuous improvement in these areas. Their sustainability performance is ranked in some leading indices.
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