For Nornickel environmental footprint improvement, the shutdown of nickel plan has worked as the key milestone for the large scale downstream configuration program. The success of this milestone combined with the expansion and upgrade capacity of Talnakh concentrator should definitely result in remarkable improvement in the Norilsk industrial areasituation as the environmental conditionhas already improved this year. From next year and onwards the company is expecting that sulfur dioxide emission to be reduced by total 30% and 15% within the city division and polar division of Nashik respectively.
Nonnickel joined united nation global compact initiative in the sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. The main mission of the global compact is related to practical application and recognition by the worldwide business based on some basic principles on labor, human right, anticorruption and environment.