Public Policy Engagement and Contributions
In 2016, Noble Energy once again ranked #1 on the CPA-Zicklin Index published by the Center for Public Accountability, as we remain committed to accountability and transparency in political spending. The CPA-Zicklin Index measures the transparency policies and practices of the entire S&P 500 listing of major companies.
Our Political Law Compliance Program ensures continued compliance with U.S. federal, state and local regulations on campaign finance, lobbying, and gifts and entertainment, and with guidelines for employee representation and participation in trade associations. Our Board’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee provides oversight for Noble Energy’s political activity.
In 2016, our federal lobbying expenses were $2.38 million. Click here for a full list of federal issues lobbied by Noble Energy.
NEPAC, the Noble Energy Political Action Committee, provides employees an opportunity to contribute to candidates for state and elected office. Noble PAC contributions totaled $53,428 for 2016. More information is in our 2017 Mid-Year Political Activity Report and 2016 Full Year Political Activity Report*. Also on the governance page of our website are our political activity guidelines and an archive of our political activity reports.