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Polyus takes 1st place in WWF Russian metals and mining companies environmental transparency rating

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has named Polyus Russia’s most transparent metals and mining company in its 2019 rating prepared in partnership with the European Union and the United Nations Environment Programme.

According to the results of the 2019 rating, Polyus is one of Russia’s top two metals and mining companies for the categories of Environmental Management and Disclosure, and shares places 2 to 5 in the Environmental Performance category.

Polyus was positioned second overall for environmental transparency in the 2018 rating, having risen from twelfth place in 2017.

See the full results of the 2019 rating on WWF Russia’s official website:

The Transparency Rating of Environmental Responsibility of Mining and Metals Companies is a project of the Russian branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the National Rating Agency, launched in 2015.

Daria Grigoreva, Head of Sustainability at Polyus, commented:

We are very pleased that for the first time our efforts to increase the transparency of our sustainability work have afforded us the highest rank among our Russian peers. Sustainability and ESG have become important to an ever growing number of our stakeholders, and we continuously strive to perform and disclose our activity in accordance with the highest standards.