Uralkali discloses the indicators of social, economic and environmental aspects of its activities in accordance with the guidelines established by the third generation of the Global Reporting Initiative GRI G3.1 and GRI Mining and Metals Sector Supplement. The Report meets the A+ GRI level.
Application of the GRI reporting system is the most complete, yet concise and accessible way to present the approaches to and results of the Company’s activities to all key stakeholders and ensures comparability of the information provided with reports of other leading international companies.
Priority themes and key issues disclosed in the Report were selected on the basis of the following criteria:
The Report covers a wide range of issues, including key events in the reporting period, occupational health and safety, activities to protect the environment, personnel development, social and charitable activities, development of the regions where the Company operates and interaction with stakeholders.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBLIITY POLICY OF OJSC "URALKALI"
OJSC "Uralkali" (OJSC "Uralkali", Company,) is one of the world’s leading potash producers. Our aim is to produce potash fertilizers to satisfy the worldwide demand for the high-quality food; we develop potash deposits in an efficient and responsible manner in order to ensure continuous development of the Company.
We follow the principles of social responsibility and we know how important it is to respect the interests of all our stakeholders (employees, partners, investors, shareholders, government authorities, public organizations, the media and the residents of the regions of Uralkali’s corporate presence). We know that, as a large industrial company, we are expected to be reliable, open and stable. We aspire to fully meet these expectations in full by consistently implementing the strategy of sustainable development.
Planning our work for years ahead, we care about the well-being of the future generations and honor the obligations that we have undertaken voluntarily:
Our social policy serves as a guide for each employee of OJSC "Uralkali" and it is reflected in all our programs and plans. We understand how important it is to fulfill our obligations in a full and timely way and we are committed to finding a balance between the interests of the Company, its employees and other stakeholders. We believe that this balance is the only true foundation for the harmonious growth and development of OJSC "Uralkali" and society as a whole.
URALKALI’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy
OJSC “Uralkali” aims to be a leader in every aspect of its operations.
Health, safety and environment are key priorities for us and serve as a framework for every action and decision we make, irrespective of the type of activity.
We fully realise that no achievement or economic benefit may justify death of people or damage to human health and the environment of our planet. Each and every employee of OJSC “Uralkali” has the right to be provided with safe and comfortable conditions of labour. With that, the Company expects that every employee will strictly abide by safety regulations and will demonstrate responsible attitude towards own and fellow colleagues’ life and health. Only through maintaining a mutually responsible behaviour in health, safety and environment will we be able to achieve a greater level of development for our business.
Our goals are very simple and clear:
To achieve these goals and to ensure the maximum compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, we must create a health, safety and environment management system based on established standards.
An efficient management and continuous improvement of the corporate health and safety culture will enable us to gain significant progress in preventing and/or mitigating HSE-related issues.
We strongly believe that a successful implementation of these efforts will create conditions for the sustainable development of OJSC “Uralkali”.