Polyus (LSE, MOEX: PLZL) (“Polyus” or the “Company”) has published its Sustainability Report for the year ended 31 December 2020, prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiatives Sustainability Reporting Standards (“GRI Standards”) and aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD”). In addition, this report follows the International Council on Mining and Metals Mining Principles and the Principles of UN Global Compact.
The Sustainability Report, which has been independently assured by Deloitte, outlines Polyus’ key activities and achievements in 2020 in the areas of Ethics and human rights, Environmental stewardship, Human capital, Energy and climate change, Health and safety, and Local communities. These initiatives support the Company’s strategy to deliver superior value to all stakeholders.
The full report is available to download from the Polyus’ official website:
Polyus is the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner in terms of attributable gold Ore Reserves. The company demonstrates the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
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