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Sustainability at Shell

Powering Progress is our strategy to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, purposefully and profitably, while maintaining a secure supply of energy.

It comprises: generating shareholder value, achieving net-zero emissions, powering lives, and respecting nature. It is a strategy that integrates sustainability with our pursuit of value through high performance.

Our purpose is to power progress together by providing more and cleaner energy solutions. We also expect our employees and contractors to maintain Shell’s focus on safety and abide by our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people.

Powering Progress is a strategy that combines our financial strength and discipline with a dynamic approach to our portfolio of assets and products, so we can seize the opportunities of the energy transition. Shell transforms its portfolio continuously to better meet the clean energy needs of its customers today and in the future.

Read more about what sustainability means at Shell at and more about our strategy at

UN Sustainable Development Goals

We strive to play our part in helping governments and societies achieve the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The goals were one of the considerations in the development of our Powering Progress strategy. We believe the actions we take as part of our Powering Progress strategy can help directly contribute to 13 of the SDGs, while indirectly contributing to others.

Information on how we are contributing to these SDGs can be found throughout this report and at