corporate responsibility reporting

we're committed to demonstrating our values and getting results the right way

prioritizing issues for our reporting

Our corporate responsibility reporting focuses on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues that matter to our business and our stakeholders – investors, customers, host governments, local communities and employees. To select the content for our 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights and the corporate responsibility section of, we used an issue prioritization process that involved the following steps:

Step 1: A team of employees from across our functions and business segments identified and validated ESG topics that are salient to our stakeholders and our business, using the outcomes from prior issue prioritization processes as our starting point. The team considered internal and external sources, including international reporting guidelines and frameworks, ESG analytics, topics addressed in previous Corporate Responsibility Reports, feedback received on the 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights, media analysis, industry peer reviews, and learnings from various stakeholder engagements.

Step 2:The team conducted an initial prioritization of ESG issues based on relevance to our business and then sought feedback on the initial prioritization of issues through dialogues with internal subject matter experts and external stakeholders.

Step 3: The team determined the issues that are of highest priority for our reporting.

Step 4: Chevron's Global Issues Committee, a subcommittee of Chevron's Executive Committee, reviewed and validated the team's assessment and prioritization.

Our prioritized issues reflect topics covered in the 2015 edition of the IPIECA/API/IOGP* Oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting. For 2017, Chevron reported on all 34 indicators.

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*IPIECA (the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues)/American Petroleum Institute/International Association of Oil & Gas Producers.

the business of progress: 2017 corporate responsibility report

the business of progress: 2017 corporate responsibility report

The new 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights, now in its 16th year of publication, underscores our belief that our business success is tied to the progress and prosperity of the people we collaborate with and the communities where we work. Everywhere we work, we demonstrate ethical, environmentally responsible, safe and respectful business practices.

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Our data from 2017 reflect the progress we’ve made in our environmental, health and safety, and social performance. See all IPIECA/API/IOGP reporting.

and ethics

Being honest and upholding the highest standards of integrity and trust are among Chevron’s core values. We believe in being responsive to our stakeholders.

board of directors

Upholding the highest standards of integrity and trust are among Chevron’s core values.

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political contributions

Chevron has strict policies and internal approval processes that comply with all applicable laws governing political contributions.

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revenue transparency

To promote revenue transparency globally, we participate in the multinational, multi stakeholder-run Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

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We lobby ethically, constructively and in a  nonpartisan manner. We encourage our employees, retirees and others to communicate with officials as permitted by law.

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