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A key step in developing this Corporate Citizenship Report is ensuring the content reflects ExxonMobil’s most material issues.

According to IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, material issues for sustainability reporting are those that, in the view of both the company’s management and its external stakeholders, have the potential to affect sustainability performance significantly. ExxonMobil has been conducting a materiality assessment to guide our reporting since 2006. For this 2015 report, we refreshed and built upon the process that was used to determine content for our 2014 report. We outline this materiality process below.