Culture and values

Finding safe, efficient and responsible ways to bring affordable energy to a global market

What we believe in

ExxonMobil is a global provider of the energy that is critical to driving progress and improving the lives of people around the world. We recognize the significant responsibilities we have to our neighbors, customers, communities and shareholders in our daily operations as we find safe, efficient and responsible ways to bring affordable energy to a global market. Our core values guide us in this endeavor.


Safety is more than just a priority at ExxonMobil — it is a core value and an integral part of our culture. Protecting the safety and health of our workforce is fundamental to our business. We are relentless in our pursuit of this goal so that every employee and contractor comes home from work each day safe and healthy. This commitment also extends to members of the communities where we operate. We will never stop working toward our goal of Nobody Gets Hurt

Professional development

We are committed to our employees' professional development and supporting their career goals. We seek to foster a diverse workforce of highly talented individuals committed to achieving our business priorities. We use a long-term, career-oriented approach that includes recruiting outstanding talent and developing individuals by providing them opportunities to complete a wide ranges of assignments. Our employee culture is grounded in a shared commitment to safety, integrity, high-quality work and good corporate citizenship.

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion of thought, skill, knowledge and culture make ExxonMobil more competitive, more resilient and better able to navigate the complex and constantly changing global energy business. Diversity strengthens us by promoting unique viewpoints and challenging each of us, every day, to think beyond our traditional frames of reference. We are committed to building a talented and diverse workforce, and to creating an environment in which every employee has the opportunity to excel based on his or her performance. These are the core principles upon which we have operated for many years.

Health and wellness

ExxonMobil cares about the health and well-being of our employees and their families. We offer a variety of programs from infectious disease prevention to help with living a healthier life. Our Culture of Health program is a sound, evidence-based program designed to support the health of our employees.


We are committed to addressing the challenges of sustainable development — balancing economic growth, social development and environmental protection so future generations are not compromised by actions taken today. Our commitment to Protect Tomorrow. Today. has led us on a decade-long journey toward superior environmental performance. Our employees demonstrate their dedication to this goal every day by helping the organization achieve environmental leadership, caring about the communities where we work and sharing our lessons learned with industry leaders and our stakeholders for the benefit of all.  

Ethics and integrity

A commitment to ethics and integrity is a core aspect of our corporate culture. Our presence in nearly every country of the world requires that employees, officers, directors and those working on our behalf comply with U.S. anticorruption, antitrust, antiboycott, trade sanctions and export controls laws, as well as laws in other countries applicable to our business. Everyone is expected to uphold the highest ethical standards of business integrity. 

How we work
Diversity is a critical variable in making strides in math and the sciences. We need new and unique points of view, novel perspectives. That’s how we leap forward. That’s how we solve problems in the world, whether they are as small as an atom or as big as a planet.
XOM-HEADSHOT_0027_Cassandra McZeal
Cassandra McZeal Supervisor/Researcher
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