Building for Tomorrow, Together

Report Overview

South Africa Shell understands that as part of one of the globe’s leading energy companies, it cannot operate in isolation but has a duty to all its stakeholders. Throughout its time in the country, Shell has matched its business activities with a commitment to South Africa and her people. We are a company that is driven by a history of service, values and ethics that have helped us become inseparably intertwined with the nation that we serve.

Foreword by the Country Chair

“Building a new socio-economic future in South Africa should be about nation-building, and goes beyond regulatory targets”, says Shell SA’s Country Chair – Hloniphizwe J. Mtolo

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The World of Shell

The iconic seashell which identifies Shell business operations across South Africa and the world is one of the world’s most recognised symbols - an identity which has defined the company since the late 19th century. An integrated energy company, Shell is one of the largest corporates in the world and is considered a pioneer in the development of new technologies and processes in an energy-hungry world.

At Shell around 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries work together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.

Introduction by the Transformation Manager

“Nation-building is an essential part of Shell South Africa’s DNA”, says Transformation Manager – Talitha Sachane

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World of Shell

A leading global and local force delivering oil-based products and alternative energy services to nations.

Partners in Business and Society

Partnering to create businesses that embrace nation-building.

A Place for Everyone

Active programmes mean that everyone regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation, has a place at Shell.

Becoming SA’s Favourite Forecourt Retailer

Building a network that is representative of who we are.

Shell in Schools

Shell taking a wide-ranging view: Safe to School, and Building a future in STEM.

Anchoring Small and Medium Enterprises

Helping create a winning environment for SMEs.