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Social Investment activities

60,000 school children benefit annually

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Social Investment is our voluntary contribution to the UK. It is embedded in the way we carry out our day-to-day business to provide long-term sustainable programmes.  We seek to initiate, establish and support programmes that are aligned with our business. Our social investment activities are themed around science, education, innovation and business skills.


Innovation & Enterprise

Shell Livewire

...supports and rewards young entrepreneurs in the UK.

Shell Springboard

...giving financial rewards to innovative SMEs tackling climate change.

Communities & Sponsorships

Supporting our neighbours

...communities close to Shell UK operations are especially important to us

Other Shell Initiatives

Shell in Society

We supply energy, which helps support economic growth and development. At our operations around the world we try to address social concerns and work to benefit local communities, to protect our reputation and support our business.

Shell Foundation - opens in new window

Shell Foundation was established by the Shell Group in 2000 as an an independent, UK registered charity operating in a global mandate. It focuses on global development and environmental challenges linked to the impact of energy and globalisation.

Science & Education

The Big Bang

... sponsorship of The Big Bang Science Fair which will be held in Birmingham on 15-17 March 2012.

Shell Education Service

...interactive scientific workshops to inspire primary school pupils

Science Museum

...sponsorships to enable scientific engagement and education

Geological Society

...thought provoking public lectures