Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
The 2012 report presents the material environmental and social challenges that affect Shell’s business performance and are of interest to its key stakeholders. The report provides a thorough account of Shell’s business activities, with focus on safety and responsibility. It presents Shell’s environmental footprint data and some social performance information in a manner consistent with this responsibility theme. The report uses external opinions effectively to illustrate both progress and challenges. The 2012 report incorporates a number of new features.