CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES
Corporate Sustainability guidelines are intended to outline the principles by which Marathon Oil Company will demonstrate its commitment to economic, environmental, safety and social sustainability in the communities where we operate. This includes complying with both the law and high standards of business ethics, being accountable for our actions to a broad range of stakeholders, and considering how our operations affect others and how we can address stakeholders’ concerns.
- Community Development and Social Investment
Work with stakeholders to understand how the Company’s operations impact local communities, and engage with organizations to appropriately develop and support sustainable projects that address economic, environmental, safety and social issues.
- Stakeholder Engagement
Engage with internal and external stakeholders to understand concerns, mitigate risks, address potential economic, environmental, safety and social issues, and foster relationships of trust and mutual understanding about Company operations.
- Human Rights
Respect and protect fundamental human and worker rights and manage security activities in a responsible and ethical manner in accordance with globally accepted practices and principles on security and human rights.
- Emerging Issues
Review the potential risks of key regulatory and legislative issues that could impact our business and develop positions and strategies with relevant internal and external stakeholders to help manage and mitigate the impact of these issues.
- Corporate Sustainability Reporting
Document our corporate sustainability efforts and report on non-financial performance as a means of measuring progress and advancing transparency and stakeholder dialogue.
Conduct our business with integrity and high standards for transparency and promote openness in business dealings through cooperation and dialogue among producing countries, business partners and other third parties as deemed appropriate.
- Capacity Building
Encourage host governments and communities to develop and sustain themselves through their own human capital. Encourage the development and use of local workforce and suppliers in developing countries and relevant domestic locations to meet local content requirements.
- Feedback Mechanism
Appropriately manage feedback from external stakeholders with an interest in our business activities to better understand and consider their concerns.