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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Employee participation

ExxonMobil employees are passionate about engaging in their local communities and we encourage them to contribute to the communities where they live and work by granting time off to volunteer with charitable organizations.

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Respecting human rights

ExxonMobil is committed to respecting human rights as a fundamental principle in our operations. We believe our business presence can and should have a positive influence on the people in the communities in which we operate.

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Air emissions

ExxonMobil is committed to doing our part to contribute to cleaner air in the communities where we operate by reducing our air emissions.

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Environmental management

Our management approach is guided by an in-depth scientific understanding of the environmental impacts of our operations and a commitment to develop, maintain and operate projects using appropriate standards.

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