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.

BP’s Failed Attempt to Go ‘Beyond Petroleum’

In an excerpt from his new book, Lord John Browne, former CEO of BP, explains the thought process behind the "Beyond Petroleum" campaign…

Louisiana Wetlands Restoration Project Offers Corporate Investors a Social Return

A new fund has the potential to turn $1 million in private donations into $9 million in tangible benefits for the Mississippi River…

Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm In The World, Thanks To Shell

The winning bid for a gigantic new offshore wind farm in the Netherlands came in at 2.3 billion euros less than expected. And…

Mobility in a Net-Zero World

Prominent thought leaders discuss autonomous vehicles, smart cities and mobility in a net-zero world.

A Peek Into the Future of Mobility

A recent event hosted by Shell gathered leaders from across the mobility sector -- from academics to auto industry execs -- for a…

Fossil Fuel Companies Can’t Get Away With Dodgy Climate Dealings

Fossil fuel companies just can’t seem to get away with dodgy dealings when it comes to climate change. Building on prior investigations, a…

Shell Plans to Slash Costs, Jobs to Buy LPG Leader

More than six months have passed since Royal Dutch Shell announced its plans to purchase the energy exploration company BG Group, and the…

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…

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…

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…

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…