Report Jan. 5, 2021


ExxonMobil is committed to providing its shareholders with disclosures that impart meaningful insights about its business, including how it manages climate-related risks. This report, along with the rest of its comprehensive set of disclosures relating to climate- related matters, follow the framework established by IPIECA, including IPIECA’s Climate Change Reporting Framework.1 This year’s report is also aligned with the core elements of the TCFD framework. IPIECA members represent a significant portion of the world’s oil and natural gas production, including state oil companies, and the organization is the industry’s principal channel of communication with the United Nations. A broad and global membership enables a reporting framework that is tailored to the petroleum industry and facilitates better comparisons of member companies on a more consistent and standardized basis.

Web links to our other various climate-related disclosures are highlighted below:

Sustainability Report

Outlook for Energy


Enhanced Methane Emissions Reduction Program

Climate-related materials

SEC Form 10-K

Executive Compensation materials contained in current year proxy statement

Existing policy frameworks (including the Paris NDCs), financial flows, and the availability of cost-effective technologies indicate that society is not currently on a 2°C pathway. Should society choose to more aggressively pursue a 2°C pathway, the Company will be positioned to contribute through its engagement on policy, development of needed technologies, improved operations and customer solutions.

1 IPIECA climate change reporting framework: Supplementary guidance for the oil and gas industry on voluntary sustainability reporting. Published by IPIECA in 2017.

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Mitigating emissions in Company operations

ExxonMobil has a robust set of processes to improve energy efficiency and mitigate emissions, including programs focused on reducing methane emissions, flaring and venting. These processes include, where appropriate, setting tailored objectives at the business, site and equipment level, and then stewarding progress toward meeting those objectives. This rigorous approach is effective to promote efficiencies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in operations while striving to achieve industry-leading performance. 

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Scope 3 emissions

ExxonMobil has publicly reported the Company’s Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions data for many years. The 2025 emission reduction plans are based on Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and are projected to be consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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Strong governance is essential to the long-term viability of ExxonMobil's business. Within the Company's robust governance framework, a rigorous risk management approach is applied to identify and address risks associated with its business, including the risks related to climate change. 

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