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We assess our performance at many levels of the organization, from individual operational sites to the business lines, to support continual improvement in all areas of corporate citizenship. Starting in 2011, performance data include XTO Energy information. As part of our commitment to transparently communicate our performance, in 2014 we started reporting our data over a 10-year period to demonstrate performance trends over time. For data that is discussed in more detail in this report we reference the corresponding page number in the table. Data included in the performance table is guided by the reporting guidelines and indicators of IPIECA’s Oil and Gas Industry Guidance on Voluntary Sustainability Reporting (2015). For additional information on our corporate citizenship reporting, please see the IPIECA/GRI/SDG index.

Performance data table* 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Page number
Safety, health and the workplace
Fatalities – employees  0  0  4  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  12
Fatalities – contractors  8  5  4  3  9  4  6  3  2  3  12
1Fatal accident rate – total workforce (per 1,000,000 work hours)  0.018  0.011  0.017  0.006  0.017  0.010  0.011  0.006  0.004  0.008  N/A
1Fatal incident rate – total workforce (per 1,000,000 work hours)   0.013  0.011  0.012  0.006  0.017  0.010  0.009  0.006  0.004  0.008  N/A
2Lost-time incident rate – employees (per 200,000 work hours)    0.031  0.054  0.043  0.048  0.064  0.042  0.051  0.032  0.043  0.027  N/A
2Lost-time incident rate – contractors (per 200,000 work hours)    0.065  0.049  0.040  0.031  0.086  0.049  0.041  0.030  0.029  0.030  N/A
2Lost-time incident rate – total workforce (per 200,000 work hours) 
 0.048  0.051  0.041  0.038  0.077  0.046  0.044  0.031  0.034  0.029  12
2Total recordable incident rate – employees (per 200,000 work hours) 
 0.33  0.37  0.32  0.25  0.30  0.25  0.22  0.19  0.21  0.16  N/A
2Total recordable incident rate – contractors (per 200,000 work hours) 
 0.43  0.49  0.39  0.34  0.41  0.37  0.32  0.29  0.26  0.23  N/A
2Total recordable incident rate – total workforce (per 200,000 work hours)  0.38  0.43  0.36  0.30  0.37  0.33  0.29  0.25  0.24  0.20  12
Process Safety Tier 1 Events (API RP 754 guidance)  N/A  N/A  69  62  70  63  62  65  74  64  N/A
3,4Number of regular employees at year end, thousands  81  80  81  84  82  77  75  75  73  71  15
4Percent of workforce – outside the United States  63  63  63  60  61  59  59  58  59  59  15
4Percent women – global workforce  25  25  26  26  26  28  28  28  28  28  N/A
Percent management and professional new hires – women  38  39  38  40  44  39 39   40  41  44  N/A
Percent management and professional new hires – outside the United States  71  69  63  70  79  68  66  61  61  74  N/A
Number of non-unique employee participants in corporate and technical training, thousands  35  48  52  61  65  76  87  79  85  83  N/A
Total corporate and technical training expenditures, millions of dollars  61  69  71  77  80  88  96  117  124  108  14
Managing climate change risks
5Greenhouse gas emissions, absolute (net equity, CO2-equivalent emissions), millions of metric tons  135  126  123  126  128  126  127  123  122  125  20
  6Direct (excluding emissions from exported power and heat)  125  117  114  117  119  118  119  115  114  117  N/A
  7Emissions associated with imported power  10  9  9  9  9  8  8  8  8  8  N/A
 Greenhouse gas emission constituents (excludes emissions from exported power and heat), millions of metric tons
     CO2 (excluding emissions from exported power and heat)  131  122  119  122  124  120  119  116  115  118  N/A
     Methane (CO2-equivalent)  3  3  3  3  3  5  7  6  6  7  N/A
     Other gases (CO2-equivalent)  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  <1  N/A
 Emissions from exported power and heat  14  13  14  13  15  15  16  7  4  3  N/A
 By-region greenhouse gas emissions (net equity, CO2-equivalent emissions), millions of metric tons
     Africa/Europe/Middle East  50  45  43  45  45  44  44  43  44  44  N/A
     Americas  65  62  62  64  66  68  70  66  65  65  N/A
     Asia Pacific  20  19  18  17  17  14  13  14  13  16  N/A
 By-division greenhouse gas emissions (net equity, CO2-equivalent emissions), millions of metric tons
     Upstream  53  49  47  50  54  56  58  56  56  59  N/A
     Downstream  59  57  56  55  54  51  49  47  45  45  N/A
     Chemical  23  20  20  21  20  19  20  20  21  21  N/A
 Carbon dioxide - captured for storage, millions of metric tons  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  5.0  4.8  5.9  6.9  6.9  6.3  18
5Greenhouse gas emissions, normalized (net equity, CO2-equivalent emissions), metric tons per 100 metric tons of throughput or production
     Upstream  21.7  21.0  20.1  20.5  20.7  22.3  23.2  23.9  23.9  24.6  20
     Downstream  21.5  21.0  21.0  20.8  20.0  19.6  19.7  19.2  18.9  19.5  20
     Chemical  62.1  59.8  60.7  57.9  57.2  56.3  57.0  53.4  53.6  52.2  20
 Energy use (billion gigajoules)  1.6  1.5  1.5  1.5  1.5  1.5  1.4  1.4  1.5  1.5  20
 Energy intensity, normalized versus Global Energy Management System (GEMS) base year (2002) - refining  94.2  93.7  92.8  91.8  90.9  90.0  90.5  90.3  91.2  90.7  N/A
 Energy intensity, normalized versus GEMS base year (2002) - chemical steam cracking  89.6  90.4  88.6  87.6  87.3  88.2  88.8  86.4  86.6  84.2  N/A
 Hydrocarbon flaring (worldwide activities), millions of metric tons  8.0  5.7  4.4  3.6  4.1  3.6  3.7  4.5  5.3  5.0  21
8Cogeneration in which we have interest, gigawatts   4.5  4.6  4.9  4.9  5.0  5.2  5.3  5.5  5.5  5.3  21
 Environmental performance
8Number of acres of managed wildlife habitat   370  370  380  6,400  6,900  7,000  7,000  7,200  7,100  7,200  N/A
 Freshwater withdrawn, millions of cubic meters  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  540  520  420  420  450  440  N/A
 Freshwater consumption, millions of cubic meters  320  350  340  330  370  330  280  270  300  290  27
 Freshwater intensity, metric tons of water consumed per metric tons of throughput or production
     Upstream  0.07  0.08  0.09  0.10  0.26  0.26  0.24  0.19  0.35  0.30  N/A
     Downstream  0.81  0.90  0.85  0.87  0.88  0.82  0.74  0.74  0.73  0.76  N/A
     Chemical  2.36  2.56  2.46  2.41  2.64  2.41  1.98  1.79  1.83  1.75  N/A
 Marine vessel spills (owned and long-term leased), number of hydrocarbon spills > 1 barrel  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  N/A
9Significant spills to the environment   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  20  17  19  11  9  N/A
 Spills (not from marine vessels), number of oil, chemical and drilling fluid spills > 1 barrel  253  211  242  210  484  356  330  334  319  220  N/A
     Oil spills, number of oil spills > 1 barrel  224  185  208  186  387  294  280  288  280  188  N/A
     Other spills, number of chemical and drilling fluid spills > 1 barrel  29  26  34  24  97  62  50  46  39  32  N/A
 Hydrocarbons spilled (oil spilled), thousands of barrels  7.5  20.3  17.4  7.7  17.8  8.5  9.3  9.1  10.8  4.7  28
 Other spills, thousands of barrels  0.5  0.4  0.5  40.4  2.0  1.6  0.9  4.1  0.4  3.7  N/A
 Controlled hydrocarbon discharges to water, thousands of metric tons  1.7  1.8  1.4  1.3  1.3  1.2  1.1  1.3  1.1  1.1  N/A
     Upstream  1.2  1.3  1.1  1.1  1.1  1.0  1.0  1.2  1.0  1.0  N/A
     Refining  0.5  0.5  0.3  0.2  0.2  0.2  0.1  0.1  0.1  0.1  N/A
 Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emitted, millions of metric tons  0.21  0.19  0.16  0.14  0.13  0.13  0.12  0.10  0.11  0.10  N/A
 Nitrogen oxides (NOx) emitted, millions of metric tons  0.16  0.15  0.13  0.12  0.15  0.14  0.14  0.14  0.14  0.13  N/A
 Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted, millions of metric tons  0.26  0.20  0.18  0.18  0.18  0.15  0.15  0.16  0.16  0.15  N/A
 VOCs emitted, metric tons per 100 metric tons of throughput or production
     Upstream  0.059  0.044  0.042  0.044  0.049  0.044  0.054  0.059  0.058  0.055  N/A
     Refining  0.015  0.012  0.011  0.012  0.011  0.010  0.009  0.008  0.008  0.008  N/A
     Chemical  0.039  0.043  0.036  0.036  0.032  0.036  0.034  0.029  0.027  0.027  N/A
 Environmental expenditures, billions of dollars  3.8  5.2  5.1  4.5  4.9  5.5  6.0  6.2  5.6  4.9  27
 Total dollars spent on environmental penalties and fines, billions of dollars  0.002  0.011  0.002  0.011  0.003  0.004  0.002  0.018  0.015  0.006  N/A
 Total hazardous waste disposed from remediation, millions of metric tons  0.1  0.2  1.2  0.6  1.3  1.7  1.1  1.0  1.4  1.4  N/A
10Total hazardous waste disposed from operations, millions of metric tons   0.1  0.4  0.8  1.3  1.9  2.0  0.3  0.3  0.2 0.1  N/A
 Community engagement, human rights and strategic investments 
11Community investments, millions of dollars  206.6  252.2  235.0  237.1  278.4  255.6  269.5  279.5  272.3  241.5  35
   United States  124.1  144.6  143.0  154.8  161.3  156.5  156.3  150.2  145.5  131.1  35
   Rest of world  82.5  80.6  92.0  82.3  117.1  99.1  113.2  129.3  126.8  110.4  35
 Local development and supply chain management
12ExxonMobil spending with U.S. diverse suppliers, millions of dollars  582  615  887  841  1,068  1,001  1,024  1,108  1,064  1,442  39
 Corporate governance
13Number of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) participating countries  6  8  8  7  7  7  9  10  11  15  N/A
 Percent of shares represented at Corporation's Annual Meeting  84.9  84.8  82.9  80.7  81.9  83.0  82.3  82.9  83.9  85.1  44
 Corporate political contributions - U.S. state campaigns and national 527s, millions of dollars  0.27  0.45  0.49  1.10  0.51  1.03  0.70  1.17  0.58  0.52  N/A


Sources
1 Workforce includes employees and contractors. Accidents or incidents include both injuries and illnesses. From 2007 through 2016 all fatalities were injury-related.
2 Workforce includes employees and contractors. Incidents include both injuries and illnesses. Depending on the reporting year, illness-related incidents range from 2 to 13 percent.
3 Reduction from 2011 is primarily due to divestment and restructuring activity in the Downstream business.
4 Regular employees are defined as active executive, management, professional, technical and wage employees who work full-time or part-time for ExxonMobil and are covered by ExxonMobil’s benefit plans and programs. Employees at our company-operated retail stores are not included.
5 The net equity greenhouse gas emissions metric was introduced in 2011 as a replacement for the direct equity greenhouse gas metric. Information has been restated back to 2005 according to the new metric. The net equity greenhouse gas metric includes direct and imported greenhouse gas emissions and excludes emissions from exports (including Hong Kong Power through mid-2014). ExxonMobil reports greenhouse gas emissions on a net equity basis for all our business operations, reflecting our percent ownership in an asset.
6The addition of direct emissions and emissions associated with exported power and heat is equivalent to World Resources Institute (WRI) Scope 1.
7These emissions are equivalent to WRI Scope 2.
8Cumulative figure.
9ExxonMobil began measuring significant spills to the environment, the number of spills of any fluid type that warrant greater focus, in 2012.
10 The value for hazardous waste from ongoing operations includes produced water classified as hazardous waste by one local authority, which is approximately 95 percent of the reported figure in 2008 through 2012.
11Total contributions include ExxonMobil corporate and foundation donations, and employee and retiree giving through ExxonMobil’s matching gift, disaster relief and employee giving programs.
12 Beginning in 2015, our spending encompassed an expanded set of diverse classifications that includes: minority-owned businesses; women-owned businesses, small businesses; lesbian-, gay-, bisexual- and transgender-owned businesses; veteran-owned businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned businesses; and businesses owned by peoples with disabilities. Prior to 2014, spending included minority- and women-owned businesses.
13 In countries where ExxonMobil has an Upstream business presence.

*Some uncertainty exists in performance data, depending on measurement methods. Data in the report and performance data table represent best available information at the time of publication. Performance data are reported for our affiliates and those operations under direct ExxonMobil management and operational control. Includes XTO Energy performance beginning in 2011. N/A is used to indicate that data are not available, or not detailed in this report outside the performance data table.

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