Shell

Pennzoil, Jiffy Lube
London, United Kingdom
Energy

Corporate Bias Rating

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Risk Level:

Rating - Danger
High Risk

Summary:

Shell scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Shell increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Shell forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. Shell does not provide its employees against viewpoint discrimination. The company is a member of GARM and its CEO signed Catalyst's Champions for Change pledge. Shell is a Bronze sponsor of the HRC and a corporate partner of the NGLCC. The company opposed various state and local legislation intended to protect parental rights, girls’ sports, bathroom facilities, and gendered spaces. Shell is a member of the MCCA, indicating its focus on recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees based on race. For these reasons, Shell receives a High Risk rating.

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Board Bias

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CEO of Shell

Wael Sawan

Wael Sawan

Summary:

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, Shell is a member of the Fortune 250 operating in the Energy industry. Wael Sawan and Andrew Mackenzie serve as CEO/President and Chairman, respectively, leading the company’s C-suite executive team and the board of directors. Amongst these teams, the collective leadership is responsible for $0 to Republican causes and $0 to Democratic causes. Under their tenure, Shell currently holds a 'High Risk' risk rating.

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Political Contributions of Leadership:

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Shareholder Proposals

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Date
ESG Category
Proponent
Summary of ResolutionMgmt RecTotal Vote % in Favor
5/23/23EnvironmentalManagementAPPROVE SHELLS ENERGY TRANSITION PROGRESSFor72.84%
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