Shell: CSR & Sustainability News

Royal Dutch Shell, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with its registered office in London, United Kingdom.

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Shell Inaugurates $1B Carbon Capture Project in Alberta’s Oil Sands

Located about 18 miles northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Shell's new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will capture about a third of…

Victory in the Arctic: Obama Cancels Lease Sales

A few months ago, it seemed inevitable that the world's most pristine ocean would be drilled. Today, after a massive, months-long grassroots and…
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Shell CEO Creates Tension in the Fossil Fuel Industry with Call for Carbon Tax

A recent speech Shell CEO Ben van Beurden gave at an energy trade association meeting emphasized the need to build a global carbon…

Shell Abandons Arctic Drilling For “Foreseeable Future”

“This is a defining day for the Arctic. It’s a huge victory for the millions of people who stood up against Shell and…

The Political Balancing Game: Obama Okays Arctic Drilling

Why did President Obama give the green flag to arctic drilling in the Chukchi Sea? And what does it mean for the environment?…

Shell Battles for Drilling Amid Plummeting Profits in Second Quarter

It's been a rough week for Royal Dutch Shell. Profits are down, angst about its Arctic oil-drilling operations are way up, and costs…
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Fossil Fuel Climate Deception Spans Three Decades

A new report reveals that fossil fuel companies began working actively to derail conversations around climate change as early as 1981 -- seven…
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Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…

Now is Not the Time to Drill in the Arctic

The Obama administration's conditional approval of Shell's Arctic drilling plans are shortsighted and could have devastating environmental consequences.

Shell Backs Out of Alberta Oil Sands Project

For the second time in 12 months, Royal Dutch Shell has put a hold on its Pierre River oil sands project saying it…

Shell Supports Shareholder Resolution On Climate Change Risk

Royal Dutch Shell, the multinational oil and gas company known by most as Shell, is supporting a shareholder resolution requiring the company to…
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Tar Sand Companies’ Future CO2 Emissions Could Increase Five-Fold

Fossil Free Indexes recently released a new report detailing potential emissions of the largest tar sands companies.

Shell Seeks 5 More Years for Arctic Drilling

Despite spending eight years and $6 billion — with no oil production to show for its efforts — Shell Oil is asking the…
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Lego to End Partnership with Shell

After mounting pressure from Greenpeace, Lego recently announced that it will not renew its contract with Shell when it ends in 2016.
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PR Firms Take a Stand on Climate Change

A number of the largest PR firms came out, in response to surveys administered by the Guardian and the Climate Investigations Centre, and…