empowering peoplewe put people at the center of everything we do
chevron's response to COVID-19
Chevron has mobilized local, regional and global teams to address the pandemic’s impact on the company and to proactively address potential risks.
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We disclose our performance data annually, on topics like our global employee diversity and energy efficiency including air, waste and water metrics.
promoting diversity and inclusion
we believe diverse thinking and an inclusive work environment encourages human ingenuity and creative problem-solving
Human Resources Communications Lead
people are our most important resource
Chevron received the top score by Disability Equality Index and was recognized as one of the best places in the U.S. for disability inclusion
engaging employees to improve performance
The work environment at Chevron continually evolves to maximize the employee experience and drive high performance. Our culture of well-being motivates employees to work safely and productively. Chevron has several methods to engage employees, collect input and improve our performance. For more than 30 years, we have conducted an annual company-wide employee survey to measure and improve our culture and business results. In 2019, our internal scores were among the best in the industry, and this year, the survey had the highest response rate in recent history. In addition to the survey, our Human Resource Committee reviews workforce demographics to monitor diversity progress. We also obtain employee feedback through our Ombuds program, which provides a safe, confidential and neutral place to express concerns and develop solutions, including issues related to employee engagement and The Chevron Way values and culture.
Chief Diversity Officer
partnering with MIT to enhance our workforce
To win in any environment, we need to prepare our leaders for a future that will rely heavily on digital tools and concepts. In 2019, we launched a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to sponsor employees interested in pursuing a Master of Science degree focused on digital technology, management and data analytics. Sixteen Chevron employees from Kazakhstan, Nigeria and the U.S. enrolled in fall 2019. MIT faculty works with these employees and Chevron leadership to identify ways that digital technology can help solve challenges facing the energy industry.
We strive to empower people around the world to improve their lives, achieve their aspirations and meet their full potential.
At Chevron, we work to make the world a better place. Our partnerships and investments in health, education and economic development advance progress and strengthen communities.
the path ahead
The countries and territories in which we operate present widely varying challenges and opportunities in meeting our goal: to make human progress a reality for those without access to reliable, affordable and ever-cleaner energy everywhere we work. Partnerships are core to our business and enable us to achieve more together, which is why we work with local stakeholders, governments and NGOs who can bring their expertise to our projects, augment our reach and improve our results. Our commitments to help reduce poverty, drive economic and social opportunity and prepare the workforce of the future drives us to continually improve.
At Chevron, we define the energy challenge in human terms. Modern life depends on reliable, affordable and ever-cleaner energy, and we are doing our part to provide access to people without it today. We work together with governments, communities and business leaders to help the communities we operate in prosper. We are proud of the gains we have made in promoting health, economic development and education around the world.
Building a better world requires promoting the well-being of its people and enhancing their ability to lead meaningful lives. We participate in several programs that improve the health of the communities where we operate.
Our investments in education are long-term and far-reaching, and our support for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education helps communities prosper and gives everyone partnership in the process. We work to create innovative education programs that position the next generation of problem solvers to tackle the most complex challenges of the future.
Our global social impact initiatives aim to ignite and inspire new possibilities for women, families and communities. By investing in programs that provide support for small businesses and entrepreneurs with financial health training and soft skills training, we are supporting the current and future health and prosperity of the communities where we operate.
investing in the future
respecting human rights
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
We treat all employees with respect and dignity, and promote diversity in the workplace.
Our company policies and procedures adhere to all applicable domestic laws, and we commit to core international labor principles, including:
- Freedom of association and collective bargaining
- Eliminating of forced or compulsory labor
- Non-discrimination in the workplace
We protect personnel and assets, and provide a secure environment for business operations.
We commit to regularly engage communities near our operational and project areas in meaningful conversations.
We engage stakeholders on key human rights issues in our operating areas, including:
- Indigenous peoples
- Environmental matters
- Human rights defenders
We expect our suppliers and contractors to respect human rights and adhere to applicable international principles.
We engage with key suppliers to reinforce awareness of our policies and potential human rights issues such as:
- Working and living conditions
- Forced labor
- Child labor
- Human trafficking
- Conflict minerals sourcing
- Protecting human rights defenders
other business partners
We encourage our customers and business partners to respect human rights and to adhere to applicable international principles.
other business partners
We encourage all business partners to respect the spirit and intent of the following Chevron policies and statements:
- Human rights policy
- Indigenous peoples guidance
- Statement on human rights defenders
- Guidance related to land tenure and water rights defenders
contributing to the SDGs
we work to advance the UN’s sustainable development goals as part of our commitment to enable human progress around the world
Corporate Affairs Advisor, Eurasia Pacific
We are proud to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which we view as a system of targets and objectives that build on each other to achieve a more sustainable future and make progress toward the global 2030 agenda. We believe the next decade will be full of partnership, action and growth, and we are well-positioned to be part of the solution: Chevron is a company full of doers with a long history of solving complex challenges, and we will continue to innovate for the future.
meeting the 2030 global agenda will require partnership, innovation and action; we are well-positioned to be part of the solution