Employee participation

ExxonMobil employees are passionate about engaging in their local communities and we encourage them to contribute to the communities where they live and work by granting time off to volunteer with charitable organizations.

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ExxonMobil offers several programs that allow our employees and retirees to maximize their charitable activities. Our volunteer involvement program encourages employees, retirees and their families to volunteer and contribute their time and talent to charitable organizations, either individually or in teams. In the United States, the program provides qualified nonprofit organizations a $500 donation on their behalf for every 20 hours volunteered, up to four times per volunteer per year. Where applicable, ExxonMobil’s modified workweek program provides supervisors the flexibility to work with employees to adjust their work schedules to participate in such events.

Performance and initiatives

Volunteering and charitable giving are important values for ExxonMobil. In total, more than 17,000 ExxonMobil employees, retirees and their families donated more than 483,000 volunteer hours to nearly 4,100 charitable organizations in 26 countries in 2017.

Our educational matching gift program matches employee and retiree donations to U.S. higher education institutions at a ratio of 3-to-1. In 2016, nearly 4,436 employees and retirees donated more than $17 million to nearly 856 colleges and universities, as well as minority scholarship programs, which the ExxonMobil Foundation matched with more than $32 million in 2017. For the arts, our primary funding is through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s matching gift programs. These programs encourage and assist employees and retirees in their personal giving to cultural institutions by providing a matching contribution. For additional information, visit the ExxonMobil 2017 Worldwide Giving Report.

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Download past versions of our Sustainability Report, formerly the Corporate Citizenship Report, and External Sustainability Advisory Panel statements.

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Policy engagement

ExxonMobil supports active and informed participation in the political process, and we believe that sound public policy is best achieved when a variety of stakeholders are involved.

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ExxonMobil supplier vendor and contractor expectations

ExxonMobil holds its suppliers, vendors and contractors to stringent compliance, anti-corruption, nonconflict, safety and other guidelines in order to stay in good standing.

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Local economic growth and development

A successful local development program requires a long-term perspective with clearly defined and consistently applied management processes.

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Workplace security

ExxonMobil has robust security measures in place to protect our personnel, facilities and operations around the world. We continue to integrate security expectations into our Operations Integrity Management System, which systematically embeds security into our daily operations.

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Safety

We build our culture of safety and health by attracting, developing and retaining individuals who share our commitment to operational excellence. Our global health and safety goal is zero injuries and illnesses.

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