ABOUT THIS REPORT Our 2017 report, “Embracing Innovation,” explains how corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of Kosmos Energy’s day-to-day business, and how we are promoting innovation and making a positive difference in our host countries. The report reviews the application of our Business Principles and supporting policies across each stage of the upstream project lifecycle. We include information in this report based on internal discussions, external stakeholder feedback, and consultations with third-party experts. The report is designed to communicate our progress on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, which we support and endorse. In addition, this report is guided by the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) standards for voluntary reporting in the oil and gas sector and by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). For an index of where information related to the Ten Principles and IPIECA reporting standards is located, please see page 54. This report has not received external assurance from an independent reviewer. We appreciate your interest in our company and welcome your feedback on how we can improve our reporting. Please contact us at CorporateResponsibility@kosmosenergy.com.