Leading a responsible energy future starts with respect and the recognition that our performance impacts many stakeholders. Our stakeholders trust us with significant responsibility that we honor through consistent engagement, transparency and two-way communication. 

Regular interaction with those who both impact and are impacted by our business allows us to listen, educate and deepen those relationships that matter most to our operational conduct.

Stakeholder Engagement Goals



Respect & Transparency


Risk Management

Long-Term Relationships


Mutual Benefits

Stakeholder TypeEngagementFrequency2020 Topics of Interest
Academic Outreach to universities in our operating areasRegular, ongoingEmissions-reducing technology research, recruiting
Business PartnersCertificationsRegular, ongoingEmissions-reducing technology, responsibly sourced gas, e-frac
Contractors and SuppliersSafety and Code of Conduct education, employee engagement, ethics helpline, dedicated chk.com section and portal Regular and ongoing, ethics helpline 24/7COVID-19 response and safety, contract renegotiations, operational and financial performance, company emergence strategy
CommunityOwner Relations team interactions, employee engagement, donation request process, emergency responder trainingsRegular employee engagement, donation reviews three times per year, emergency responder meetings or trainings Financial restructuring, future company investments, ongoing operations, COVID-19 response
EmployeesTown hall and other leadership meetings, HR business partner interactions, trainings, performance management and professional development opportunities, intranet and email communications, ethics helpline Regular and ongoing, intranet and ethics helpline 24/7COVID-19 response and safety, business continuity, financial performance
Government and Regulatory Meetings, agency interactions, Political Action Committee (PAC) activities, lobbying activitiesRegular, ongoingClimate and emissions, compliance, COVID-19 response, business continuity, company emergence strategy
Industry PeersIndustry forums, trade association meetings and eventsRegular, ongoingCOVID-19 response, community engagement, financial performance, climate and air emissions, environmental impact, safety
InvestorsAnnual meeting of shareholders, conferences and road shows, financial reports, Board and Investor Relations team contact, earnings statements and calls, dedicated chk.com sectionRegular and ongoing, regular meeting and conference participation, annual meeting of shareholders in May and quarterly earnings communications, website 24/7Financial performance, emergence strategy, GHG emissions, water management, community engagement strategy
MediaPress releases, social media, self-published materials, leadership interviews and phone calls, Media team contactRegular, ongoingFinancial performance, company emergence strategy, employee impact, COVID-19 response
OwnersOwner Relations team interactions, employee engagement, ethics helpline, dedicated chk.com section and portalRegular and ongoing, ethics helpline and websites available 24/7Royalty check questions, impact from bankruptcy, maintenance and reclamation repairs, operational schedule
Special Interest GroupsMemberships and meetings, employee engagement, phone calls and other subject matter expert interactions, ratings and reviewsRegular, ongoingClimate and environmental disclosures, governance and risk, diversity, human rights
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