ExxonMobil and Sustainability

ExxonMobil’s primary responsibility is to produce the energy and products the world needs in a responsible manner.

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ExxonMobil and Sustainability

Our approach to sustainability focuses on six key areas:

For an in-depth analysis of our financial performance and investment decisions, see our 2017 Digital Annual Report. For information on ExxonMobil’s view of global energy demand and supply through 2040, visit the Outlook for Energy.

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Chart — 1 Natural gas converted to oil-equivalent barrels using 6 million cubic feet per 1,000 barrels.
2 Sales data reported net of purchases/sales contracts with the same counterparty.

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Materiality

Since 2006, ExxonMobil has conducted an annual materiality assessment to identify the issues that, in the view of the company’s management and its external stakeholders, have the potential to significantly affect sustainability performance.

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Spotlight: Working toward continuous improvement of process safety

ExxonMobil recently launched a comprehensive review of process safety practices used across the company to identify opportunities for improvement.

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Policy engagement

ExxonMobil supports active and informed participation in the political process, and we believe that sound public policy is best achieved when a variety of stakeholders are involved.

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Ethics and integrity

We observe the highest standards of integrity and ethics to develop, approve and implement projects around the world.

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Mitigating emissions in our operations

As we seek to increase production of oil and natural gas to meet growing global energy demand, we are committed to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions within our operations.

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Engaging on climate change policy

ExxonMobil believes the long-term objective of effective policy should be to reduce the risks of climate change at minimum societal cost, in balance with other priorities such as economic growth, education, poverty reduction, health, security and affordable energy.

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