Sustainable development is becoming increasingly important in the modern energy industry. The way that Shell and other oil and gas companies respond to urgent and complex sustainability issues will be crucial to the future energy supply-demand balance. This brief gives an in-depth analysis of how Shell are responding to these issues and outlines scenarios for their corporate strategy to 2030.
Scope of this research
- An in-depth analysis of Shell's current sustainability efforts and the impact this has on the rest of its upstream/downstream businesses.
- A detailed analysis of Shell's strengths and weaknesses, the current threats posed to their business operations and potential future opportunities.
- An assessment of the major challenges to Shell's sustainable development such as developing ever harder-to-reach natural resources and Nigeria.
- Learn what Shell need to do to stay in line with future government climate policies whilst remaining one of the world's leading oil and gas companies.
Research and analysis highlights
The mid-1990s was a turning point for Shell in regards to its commitment to sustainable development. This brief outlines what steps the company took to improve its sustainable business practices and the challenges they have faced in doing so. Find out what the main drivers are behind Shell's increasing interest in sustainable development.
Read about how well Shell communicates its environmental, social and economic data through its annual reports and what the company is not required to report under various industry guidelines.
Datamonitor's scenario development allows you to see how Shell will look in the year 2030 under three different business models: business as usual, weak sustainabilty and strong sustainability.
Key reasons to purchase this research
- Use this report to evaluate Shell's strengths and weaknesses with regards to sustainable development.
- The case studies allow for a detailed comparison of the respective sustainable condition of the world's major oil and gas companies.
- A useful learning tool for companies planning to invest more capital in sustainable development in order to be better placed in future global markets.