ESG Overview

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Environmental

We are committed stewards of the environment. We have a demonstrated track record of reducing emissions in our operations and producing low-carbon fuels for future generations. 

Valero is focused on being the safest and most reliable operator in our industry. As part of this strategy we will continue our efforts to:

  • Focus on safety, reliability and operations excellence to deliver products essential to life
  • Strive to reduce emission, increase efficiency and invest in opportunities that improve our environmental stewardship
  • Lead the industry in low-carbon renewable fuels, regularly evaluating Bwin Slotsopportunities to expand production
  • Execute a long-term strategy that addresses shifting consumer needs under a changing policy and technology landscape.
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  • In 2022, our performance exceeded our 2025 target to reduce and displace refinery GHG scope 1 & 2 emissions by 63%
  • World's 2nd largest renewable diesel producer
  • World's 2nd largest corn ethanol producer
  • Growth projects in low-carbon fuels as well as carbon and storage
  • Robust environmental management system
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Social

Valero is a good neighbor and employer. We share our success with the communities where we work and live through volunteerism and charitable giving.

  • Surpassed $77 million in community donations and fundraising
  • Nearly 10,000 global employees
  • 37% of our workforce are minorities
  • 30% of our global professional employees are women
Board of Directors

Governance

We view our stakeholders as partners to whom we seek to deliver operational excellence, disciplined management of capital and long-term value on a foundation of strong governance and ethical standards.

  • bwin casinoDiverse, independent board of directors:
    • 7 of 12 represent diversity of race or gender
    • 4 of 12 are women
    • 10 are independent
    • 4 fully independent committees
    • 5 new independent directors since 2016
  • Board and committee oversight of risks and compliance, including climate-related risks, GHG reductions and low-carbon fuels growth strategy
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    • Energy transition modifier in long-term incentive program for performance shares was modified to use our 2035 GHG emissions reduction/displacement target.
    • ESG Component of Annual Bonus: In addition to HSE performance metrics, ESG efforts and improvements are also part of the annual bonus program.
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Learn More About ESG

Get more detailed information about Environmental, Social and Governance at Valero.  

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Publications

2023 ESG Report

This report includes GHG emissions targets, 2050 GHG emissions ambition, Scope 1 and 2 emissions, Scope 3 intensity and SASB disclosures.

2022 ESG Report

This report includes GHG emissions targets, global refinery GHG emissions Scope 1 and 2 (with independent verification), Net Scope 3 Intensity, SASB disclosures and the EEO-1 report.

2022 TCFD Report

2021 Valero Stewardship and Responsibility Report

This report includes the SASB report, EEO-1 report and GHG emissions independent verification.

2021 TCFD Report

Codes of Conduct

Code of Business Conduct Ethics

Valero's Conduct Guidelines for Business Partners – English

Valero's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics – Spanish

Valero's Conduct Guidelines for Business Partners – Spanish

Valero's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics – French

Valero's Conduct Guidelines for Business Partners – French