Social responsibility;
health, safety and environment

Focus on lower pollutant emissions and overall improvement of the living and working conditions of employees

Compliance with global HSE standards

LTIFRLTIFR is calculated as the number of lost-time injuries per million hours worked performance

Strategic goals
  • Zero work-related fatalities
  • Reduction of LTIFR by 15%
Stronger safety culture: DuPont integral score of reduction safety Appraisal: DuPont
  • Continued introduction of uniform safety standards across key areas
  • Implementation of a set of employee testing and training initiatives

A comprehensive approach to environmental issues and creation of environmentally-friendly production processes

Stage 1: shutdown of Nickel Plant, upgrade of Talnakh Concentrator, refurbishment and ramp-up of smelting capacities at Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant.

Stage 1 will translate into the reduction of SO2 emissions in the residential area of Norilsk by 30 %

Stage 2: shutdown at Copper Plant and launch of conversion operations and anode smelting of copper at Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant based on new technologies; SO2 capture project at Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant; refurbishment and expansion of sulphur production at Copper Plant.

75 % from the base of 2015 The expected combined effect of Stage 2 is the lowering of SO2 emissions across the Norilsk Industrial District

Social responsibility

Support of the largest nationwide sports and cultural projects

  • Football Union of Russia
  • CSKA professional basketball club
  • 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi
  • 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk
  • The Golden Mask (Russian national theatre festival and award)
  • Rosa Khutor Ski Resort

Sustainable development of local communities

  • Norilsk infrastructure development

  • Reconstruction of Norilsk (Alykel) Airport
  • Construction of a fibre optic communication line between Novy Urengoy and Norilsk
  • Support of nature reserves

Cooperation and employee incentivisation

  • Renewed three-year collective bargaining agreement
  • Our Home and My Home programmes
  • Pension plans
  • Relocation programme for Norilsk residents
  • Subsidising the basic food basket

Government cooperation

  • Stable tax regime
  • Early elimination of export duties on nickel and copper
  • Railway to Bystrinsky Mining and Processing Plant
  • Co-financing the Alykel Airport reconstruction
  • Environmental dialogue
  • Strategic partnership with state-owned banks