Issued by Chevron Corporation
The report provides descriptions, data & perspective on the company's social, economic & environmental performance for 2007
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Chevron Corporation has published its sixth corporate responsibility report, titled "Energy>Partnership", which is now available at www.chevron.com/cr-2007. The report provides descriptions, data and perspective on the company's social, economic and environmental performance for 2007. Highlights include the following:
Chevron performed better than its goal on reducing GHG emissions and adopted seven policy principles it believes are necessary for the development of flexible and economically sound climate change policies.
Chevron's renewable energy strategy continued to move forward with new alliances created to research and develop biofuels from nonfood sources and reduce carbon emissions.
A record of approximately $119 million was invested in community engagement activities, with about 68 percent of these funds used to help meet basic human needs, provide education and career training, and support local businesses.
Chevron announced a $30 million, three-year investment in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Overall safety performance improved. The Total Recordable Incident Rate of the company's work force decreased by 17 percent, the sixth consecutive year of improvement.
The company supported collaborative efforts to address energy security and other energy challenges.
Chevron engaged Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance for verification of its health, environment and safety data reporting processes.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company's success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 59,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops and commercializes the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.
Affordable energy is a catalyst for economic growth and prosperity. Our company’s values drive us to provide that energy responsibly while protecting the environment and working with our partners to strengthen communities because our success is tied to the success of the communities where we operate.
We conduct our business in a socially responsible and ethical manner, protect people and the environment, support universal human rights, and benefit the communities where we work.
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