Shell sponsorship of Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum

The emails disclosed by the Science Museum Group under the Freedom of Information Act where several partners of the Manchester Science Festival raise concerns, and others end their involvement, over Shell’s sponsorship of the festival’s headline exhibition at the Science and Industry Museum can be viewed here.


Shell FOI email excerpt


The due diligence report on Shell, compiled by the Science Museum Group, on the oil company’s suitability as a corporate sponsor of the ‘Electricity: the spark of life’ exhibition at the Science and Industry Museum, can be viewed here.

Due diligence report, Shell, excerpt


A blog by Director of the Science and Indsutry Museum Sally MacDonald defending the decision to agree a sponsorship deal with Shell can be viewed on the museum’s website here.