Nornickel’s main priority is to reduce and, where possible, prevent negative impact on water resources caused by production and delivery operations.
Our vision is to be a responsible consumer of water resources that recognises their importance and endeavours to minimise negative environmental impact across its footprint.
Our role and responsibilities regarding water use are reflected in informed corporate decision-making drawing on sustainable development principles and our commitment to maintain the
As a party to the UN Global Compact, Nornickel is committed to managing its water resources in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 6 Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production, and SDG 14 Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
We set the following water stewardship goals in line with
Preventing any interregional or federal emergencies involving water pollution
Reducing pollutant emissions by 25% vs 2019 and achieving the maximum permissible emissions rate of 159 kt by 2031
Keeping fresh water withdrawal (excluding mining water) for production needs below 120 mcm amid production growth
Keeping water recycling and reuse rates above 80%
Eliminating the HPP-3 fuel spill consequences and removing diesel fuel from water bodies by the end of
Water recycled and reused as percentage of total water used, %
Water consumption, thousand m3 / RUB mln