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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

Greenpeace Challenges Lego on Shell Gas Station Set

Greenpeace is an expert at raising awareness about critical environmental issues but the organization is not infallible, and it may have picked a…

Survey: In the ‘Mainstreaming’ CSR Era, Unilever Rules (And Polman is the King)

Unilever is leading the CSR pack in a new survey by Globescan & SustainAbility. But how much longer will they last at No.…

Shell’s Eco-Marathon Inspires a New Generation of Green Innovation

As I stood on the lawn outside of the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, I knew I was about to…

Carbon Capture Technologies More Welcome in U.S., Norwegian Firm Says

Carbon capture and storage technologies, designed to reduce emissions, are getting a better reception in the U.S. than in Europe, according to Technology…

Shell Banks on Runaway Climate Change

Although Shell publicly supports mitigating climate change, its actions show it is banking on runaway climate change with tar sands and Arctic drilling.

Shell Puts an Internal Price on Carbon Pollution

Shell has a self-imposed carbon pollution price of $40 a ton.

Shell and BP Halt Opposition to Renewable Fuel Standard

The renewable fuel standard (RFS), legally requires that gasoline producers include a minimum percentage of ethanol in every gallon sold, an amount that…

Shell 2012 Sustainability Report Promises Trust & Action on Environment

This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.

Social Footprint, the Other Business Impact

The challenges of identifying an organization’s “social footprint” are many, but businesses cannot ignore the effects their operations have on people.