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Content index (IPIECA/GRI/SDG)

View our Content index (IPIECA/GRI/SDG) to explore content within the 2017 Sustainability Report.

The topics covered in this report are informed by the results of our materiality process. Our reporting is consistent with IPIECA, the International Oil and Gas Producers Association and the American Petroleum Institute Oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting (2015). Each of the IPIECA indicators in this index include, at minimum, all common reporting elements. This index is also cross-referenced with the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These guidelines can be downloaded at, and

Environmental Resources Management, Inc. (ERM) reviewed ExxonMobil’s 2017 Sustainability Report in the context of the IPIECA/International Oil and Gas Producers Association/American Petroleum Institute Oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting (2015), the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. ERM found that the report content reflects elements of the indicators shown in this index. 

Report topic IPIECA/IOGP/API GRI SDGs Additional resources 
Company overview
Chairman's letter   G4-1    
ExxonMobil and sustainability   G4-2, G4-3, G4-4, G4-6,
G4-7, G4-EC1
1, 7, 12 ExxonMobil Energy Factor
Stakeholder engagement SE1 G4-24, G4-26, G4-27  
External Sustainability Advisory Panel
  G4-18, G4-19    
Reporting frameworks
  G4-3, G4-17, G4-28,
G4-31, G4-32
  Digital Annual Report
Assurance statement
Corporate Citizenship Report archive   G4-29 , G4-30    
Performance data
E1, E2, E4, E5, E6,
E7, E8, E9, E10, HS3,
HS5, SE4, SE7, SE13,
SE14, SE15, SE17
G4-10, G4-13, G4-22, G4-EC1,
G4-EC8, G4-EN3, G4-EN5,
G4-EN8, G4-EN13, G4-EN15,
G4-EN16, G4-EN18, G4-EN19,
G4-EN21, G4-EN23, G4-EN24,
G4-EN25, G4-EN31, G4-LA1,
G4-LA6, G4-LA9, G4-LA12,
Safety, health and the workplace 
Safety HS1, HS2, HS3, HS4,
G4-14, G4-EN30, G4-LA6 3, 12
Workplace security HS1, SE10, SE17 16
Worksite health and wellness HS1, HS2 G4-LA2, G4-LA7 3  
Attracting and retaining an engaged workforce HS1, SE15, SE16, SE17 G4-LA2, G4-LA9, G4-LA10
4, 8
Diversity and inclusion SE15 G4-56, G4-10, G4-HR3 5, 10  
Managing the risks of climate change
Developing technology solutions E-3 G4-EN27 7, 9, 12,
2019 Energy and Carbon Summary
Mitigating emissions in our operations E1, E2, E4 G4-EN3, G4-EN15, G4-EN16,
G4-EN18, G4-EN19
12, 13
Providing solutions for customers G4-EN27 7, 12, 13  
Engaging on climate change policy SE-14 G4-16 13 Peer reviewed articles 
on climate change
Environmental performance
Environmental management   G4-14 3 Environmental Aspects Guide
Biodiversity and ecosystem services E5, SE1 G4-EN11, G4-EN13 14, 15  
Water management E6, E7 G4-EN8 6  
Spill performance E9 G4-16, G4-EN24 12  
Air emissions E8 G4-EN21    
Decommissioning  E11 14, 15  
Community engagement and human rights
Community relations SE1, SE2, SE3,
SE10, SE18
G4-15, G4-SO1 10, 11  
Strategic community investments SE1, SE4 G4-EC1, G4-EC7, G4-EC8 1, 3, 4, 5,
8, 9, 10
Worldwide Giving Report
Employee participation        
Respecting human rights SE1, SE8, SE9,
SE10, SE17
G4-15 8, 10, 16 Statement on labor 
and the workplace
Local development and supply chain management 
Local economic growth and development SE5, SE6, SE7,
G4-EC6, G4-EC8 4, 8, 9,
Supply chain management SE5, SE7, SE9,
G4-12, G4-15, G4-EC9
8, 10 Supplier diversity database
Corporate governance
Board leadership   G4-34, G4-35, G4-37, G4-38,
G4-39, G4-40, G4-41, G4-43,
G4-44, G4-45, G4-46, G4-51,
G4-53, G4-LA12
2017 proxy statement  
Ethics and integrity SE11, SE12, SE16,
SE17, SE18
G4-15, G4-56, G4-57, G4-58,
16 Standards of Business Conduct 
Transparency SE11, SE13 G4-15  
Policy engagement SE14 G4-16, G4-SO6    
Case studies
ExxonMobil's response to Hurricane Harvey SE1, HS5 G4-EC1, G4-EC8    
UN Sustainable Development Goals   G4-15 1, 3, 4, 5, 7,
8, 12, 13