Company ESG Risk Ratings

Royal Dutch Shell PLC

Industry Group: Oil & Gas Producers

Country: Netherlands

Identifier: LON:RDSA

Full time employees: 87,000

ESG Risk Rating

Comprehensive
35.5
High Risk
0-10
10-20
20-30
30-40
40+

Ranking

Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)

Oil & Gas Producers 57 out of 260


Universe

Global Universe 11591 out of 14983


Last Update: Dec 9, 2021
Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings are typically updated once per year. However, scoring and qualitative assessments can be updated more frequently due to events assessment changes and corporate governance assessment changes, which are updated according to more frequent and different update cycles.

What are the ESG Risk Ratings?

Industry Comparison

Company ESG Risk Rating Industry Rank
TotalEnergies SE
28.9
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
20 out of 260
Exxon Mobil Corp.
37.7
 
 
 
 
 
High
72 out of 260
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
35.5
 
 
 
 
 
High
57 out of 260
Chevron Corporation
43.1
 
 
 
 
 
Severe
125 out of 260
PetroChina Co Ltd
55.9
 
 
 
 
 
Severe
230 out of 260

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Our Approach to Calculating ESG Risk

The ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks.

Exposure

Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues. Our exposure score takes into consideration subindustry and company-specific factors such as its business model.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Exposure is High

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Management

Management refers to how well a company is managing its relevant ESG issues. Our management score assesses the robustness of a company's ESG programs, practices and policies.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong

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Strong

How do the ESG Risk Ratings work?

Top Material ESG Issues for Royal Dutch Shell PLC

Understand how exposed companies are to specific material ESG issues and how well companies are managing these issues.

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What are Material ESG Issues?

Material ESG issues are issues that are considered to be financially material to a given company in a relevant sub-industry.

Controversy Rating

Highest Controversy level that has impacted Royal Dutch Shell PLC's ESG Risk Rating in the last three years

Highest Controversy Level

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Contributing Events

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The ESG Risk Ratings can help investors to identify, understand and manage ESG risks at the security and portfolio level with the aim of improving the long-term performance of their equity and fixed income securities.