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Sergey Dyachenko Vladimir Potanin
President, Chairman of the Management Board of MMCMining and Metallurgical CompanyGo to the glossary Norilsk Nickel

Today, we lay the foundations for a long-term development programme that will upgrade all of our production activities and make NornickelPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary one of the most advanced and environmentally responsible companies in the industry.

Vladimir Potanin
President, Chairman of the Management Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel

Our sustainability priorities

Nornickel’s plan to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Agenda 2030 focuses on social inclusion, environmental consciousness, sustainable business growth, and responsible business practices. Our environmental priorities are guided by our strong commitment to minimizing the impact of our operations on water, air and land, coupled with efficient waste management and a responsible approach to tailings. For social initiatives we focus on diversity, inclusion, and strengthening our long-lasting partnerships with local communities in the regions in which we operate, including the indigenous people of Taymyr and Zabaikalye impacted by our business activities.

Our support for UN SDGs

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Nornickel fully supports the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN SDGs, consistently integrating them into our by-laws and everyday practices. In our public and non-financial reports for 2016–2019, we disclosed key sustainability targets and performance against relevant UN SDGs.

Environmental program

Our main strategic goals

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Zero-fatalities on production sites, zero-tolerance policy on work-related fatalities
-85%
reduction in absolute SO2 emissions by 2021 target at Kola Division (vs. 2015)
-90%
reduction in absolute SO2 emissions by 2025 target at Polar Division (vs. 2015)

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