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Exxon Mobil Corporation has numerous affiliates, with many names including ExxonMobil, Exxon, Mobil, Esso and XTO Energy. For convenience and simplicity, those terms (and terms such as corporation, company, our, we and its) are sometimes used as abbreviated references to specific affiliates or affiliate groups. ExxonMobil is a publicly traded company. The New York Stock Exchange is the principal exchange on which Exxon Mobil Corporation common stock (symbol XOM) is traded. The term "resource base" as used in this publication is not intended to correspond to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) definitions such as "probable" or "possible" reserves. That term includes quantities of oil and gas that are not yet classified as proved reserves under SEC definitions but that are expected to be moved into the proved reserved category and produce in the future. Proved reserve figures are determined in accordance with SEC definitions in effect at the end of each applicable year.

Statements of future events or conditions in this report are forward-looking statements. Actual future results, including future energy supply, demand and mix; the future effectiveness of safety, health, environmental and other sustainability risk and impact management processes; efficiency gains; and the impact of future technologies could differ materially due to factors including changes in supply and demand for oil and gas and other factors affecting long-term oil and gas prices; political and regulatory factors including the impact of international accords and treaties; changes in consumer preferences; actions of competitors including the development of competing technologies; the outcome of current and future research efforts; technical and operating factors; and other factors discussed in the document Factors Affecting Future Results.

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Engaging on climate change policy

ExxonMobil believes the long-term objective of effective policy should be to reduce the risks of climate change at minimum societal cost, in balance with other priorities such as economic growth, education, poverty reduction, health, security and affordable energy.

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The success of our business is directly tied to the efforts of our employees. We strive to foster innovation and progress across our operations by helping our employees reach their full potential.

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We build our culture of safety and health by attracting, developing and retaining individuals who share our commitment to operational excellence. Our global health and safety goal is zero injuries and illnesses.

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Content index (IPIECA/GRI/SDG)

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

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