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 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.
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Shell Puts an Internal Price on Carbon Pollution

Shell has a self-imposed carbon pollution price of $40 a ton.
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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…
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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.
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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.
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Shell’s Self-Serving Scenarios

Shell's latest report, praised on business and environmental websites, as well as by Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, predicts we are…
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No More Offshore Drilling: Clean Energy Needs to be Our Goal

Before we expand oil drilling any further, we need to ask ourselves, where do we want to be in 2030? Do we want…
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World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Helps Companies Map Water Risk Globally

The World Resources Institute released the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, an online tool offering users a way to create customizable maps of water…
Corporations cannot be expected to pay more taxes than legally required. To increase public revenue, governments must amend tax codes.

Don’t Blame Google and Starbucks For Minimizing Their Tax Bills

Publicly traded companies like Google and Starbucks are fiduciarily beholden to their shareholders to maximize profits and minimize losses. Companies that fail to…
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Your Couch May Be Giving You Cancer

A new peer reviewed study shows that most of the couches purchased in the U.S. between 1985 and 2010 contain toxic and carcinogenic…
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Greenpeace Urges Waitrose to Dump Shell

Greenpeace has recently amped up its campaign urging the British grocery retailer Waitrose to sever its ties with Shell. But is Greenpeace misfiring?
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ALEC Looking to Turn the Clock Back on Renewables

The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of…

BSR Compares Sustainable Options for Transportation Fuel

The BSR report provides an in-depth analysis of the sustainability impacts of all the major transportation fuel types.
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Big Oil Spends Big Cash Opposing Obama

Unlike 2008, this year big oil outspend cleantech by four to one when it comes to TV ads. What caused this change in…
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Shell Launches First Carbon Capture and Storage Project in Oil Sands

Shell recently announced that it will start construction on a $1.36 billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Canadian oil sands.