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Managing community impacts

The success and sustainability of our business depend on how well we manage socioeconomic impacts and address the interests of the communities in which we work.

Land use and resettlement

Our business includes socioeconomic input and risk assessments when choosing sites and land use, with the purpose of reducing risks and minimizing cost and schedule impacts.

Cultural heritage and diversity

We rely on local knowledge, ideas, skills and culture to find the right balance between economic development and protecting cultural heritage.

Up close: Grievance management mechanism in Indonesia

ExxonMobil has a long history in Indonesia — Socony, a Mobil predecessor, opened a marketing office in Java in 1898, and Esso entered Indonesia in 1912. Over the past several years, we have actively worked with local communities in the operation area to address some inherent challenges they face.