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How We Operate

We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship, contribute to the sustainability of the communities where we operate and deliver long-term value to our shareholders.

The six core Hess Values support our aim to be the most trusted energy partner. Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (Code of Conduct), Social Responsibility Policy, Human Rights Policy, and Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Policy build on our Values to define internal expectations for sustainable management and performance at Hess.

We recently completed a project to review and update our environment, health, safety and social responsibility (EHS & SR) strategy to fully align with our transition to an exploration and production company and our commitment to operating as a trusted energy partner. It is our expectation that refreshing our strategy will strengthen our license to operate, reduce risk and enhance both our operational effectiveness and our management of stakeholder expectations.

  • Protecting People and Respecting the Environment

    We continue to build and strengthen a corporate culture of safety and are committed to minimizing any negative environmental and social impacts of our activities.
  • Hess' Human Rights Policy

    Our commitment to human rights is embodied in our Corporate Values, Code of Conduct and Social Responsibility Policy. We formalize our commitments in our Corporate Human Rights Policy.
  • A Key Corporate Value

    Social Responsibility, a core Hess Value, describes our commitment to the highest standards of corporate citizenship and creating a long lasting positive impact on the communities where we do business.
  • EG Okume

    Avoiding Use of Conflict Minerals

    At Hess, we seek to avoid the use of minerals in our products that help fund armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and adjoining countries.