General Business Principles
The Shell General Business Principles govern the operation of all Shell companies that make up the Shell Group.
The objective of the Shell Group is to operate efficiently, effectively, responsibly and profitably in the fields of oil, gas, chemicals and other areas to be determined. It is among the objectives to contribute to the search for new energy sources in order to meet changing customer needs in our increasingly energy needs world.
*** Collective phrases such as 'Shell' and 'Shell Group' are used for general convenience only when referring to these companies.
Statements likewise 'we' and 'our' are commonly used when referring to Shell group companies.
These and similar statements are also preferred in cases where referring to a particular company or company has no meaningful benefit.