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Our core values and focus on safety

Powering Progress is underpinned by our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people and our focus on safety. This includes our commitment to doing business in an ethical and transparent way.

The Shell General Business Principles, Code of Conduct and Ethics and Compliance Manual help everyone at Shell act in line with these values and comply with relevant laws and regulations.

We have introduced a new decision-making framework to ensure that we continue to make ethical decisions in line with our Code of Conduct.

We do business in a clear, open way, and we promote transparency where possible throughout our industry.

Keeping employees, contractors and local communities safe is our top priority. We aim to do no harm to people and to have no leaks across our operations.

Sketch: A US net-zero CO₂ energy system by 2050

The Shell Scenarios team has outlined a possible pathway for the US to achieve a net-zero CO2 emissions energy system by 2050.

Conservation Project Map

View our interactive map that highlights some of Shell’s key conservation activities in the United States.


Sustainability at Shell is about delivering energy in a responsible way to meet the world’s growing needs.

Projects and Locations

Helping to meet global energy demand in a responsible way. See the Projects and Locations in the USA where Shell operates.