Report Year: 2021

Environmental Compliance

Environmental Compliance

Environmental stewardship is one of Williams’ Core Values. We hold ourselves accountable to meet or exceed all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations. At facilities where environmental regulations do not apply, we facilitate discussions to implement responsible standards and practices. Our Environmental, Health and Safety Policy outlines our commitment to protect the environment […]

Air Emissions

Air Emissions

The U.S. is experiencing an unprecedented demand for clean and reliable natural gas. Williams closely monitors the air emissions associated with our operations to meet increasing energy demand while minimizing potential air emissions impacts on people and the environment. We actively mitigate air emissions from our facilities, including, but not limited to, nitrogen oxides, volatile […]

Biodiversity & Land Use

Biodiversity & Land Use

Environmental stewardship is core to Williams’ operations, and we understand that driving the clean energy economy includes safeguarding biodiversity. We continue to respond to the changing regulatory landscape of biodiversity and go beyond regulatory requirements to responsibly retire and remediate our assets through careful planning and management. Williams strives to preserve the environment for future […]

Water Stewardship

Water Stewardship

We take care to preserve the environment for future generations while improving current living standards. We understand water stewardship is an important topic for several stakeholders, including local communities and nongovernmental organizations. We adhere to all applicable environmental laws, regulations and permit conditions related to water. Our internal Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) helps identify corrective […]

Workforce Safety

Workforce Safety

We could not make clean energy happen without our dedicated employees and contractors, which is why Williams embeds personnel health and safety into everything we do. Williams genuinely cares about our employees; this is the foundation of our company culture. We know that operating safely is vital to preserving our long-term business success. At Williams, […]

Workforce Health

Workforce Health

Our employees are our most valuable asset and we recognize employee well-being as a critical part of our safety program. We are dedicated to continuously improving health and wellness practices at Williams. We offer comprehensive programs and services — including robust medical plan benefits, disease management programs and wellness coaching — to support the health […]

Protecting Human Rights

Protecting Human Rights

Williams is committed to maintaining a business culture that respects internationally recognized human rights and prevents human rights infringements throughout our business actions. Our human rights commitment extends to our supply chain, whereby we expect our suppliers to honor our Core Values related to freely chosen employment, working hours, respect in the workplace, wages and […]

Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions

We aim to reduce our operational GHG emissions, which occur at our assets. These assets primarily include gathering systems and intrastate and interstate transmission pipelines, compressor stations, natural gas processing plants and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and underground storage facilities. To progress toward our 2030 goal, Williams is prioritizing our natural gas-focused strategy and technology […]

Pipeline Safety

Pipeline Safety

Williams continues to invest resources into cross-industry collaboration to improve safety performance. For example, in 2021, Williams became a top tier member of Pipeline Research Council International’s (PRCI) newly created Emerging Fuels Institute (EFI) in 2021. EFI works to resolve the technical gaps that exist as the industry transitions to low-carbon energy solutions, while using […]

Public Safety

Public Safety

Williams’ public awareness programs prioritize public safety and environmental protection. We engage with property owners, businesses, excavators, emergency responders, public officials and other interested parties to share information about our public awareness programs. We integrate best practices from Common Ground Alliance, a member-driven association committed to preventing damage to underground infrastructure. Williams’ public awareness and […]

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Protecting our operations against cybersecurity threats is critical for the success of our business. As an energy infrastructure company, Williams is acutely aware of the physical harm, financial losses and reputational damages that cyberattacks present to our business and national security. We strive to maintain stakeholder and community trust in the integrity of our systems […]

Employee Attraction, Retention & Development

Employee Attraction, Retention & Development

Retaining talent has never been more important as Americans across industries quit jobs at a record pace during the second half of 2021. We take pride in our high-performing culture and low turnover rate, which highlights the importance of investing in our people so they can reach their full potential. We employ approximately 4,800 people […]