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Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 9

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Target 9.1

Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.

Impact of stakeholders We make a significant contribution to the development of infrastructure in the regions of our presence.

Management approach

Our Company does everything possible to achieve sustainable development in all regions of the Company’s presence. We contribute to the development of local communities through our value chain, as well as through the creation of new employment opportunities, a healthy lifestyle, infrastructure development and implementation of social investment programmes.

Contribution

To resolve this task, our Company:

  • develops railway and sea port infrastructure;

  • contributes to the development of local communities through our value chain;

  • applies the best available technologies and environmental impact monitoring systems in the regions of its presence;

  • creates new opportunities for employment and implementation of social investment programmes;

  • makes a significant contribution to the development of regional infrastructure, uses up-to-date technologies allowing to reduce emissions and water pollution.

GRI 201
Economic Performance
GRI 203
Indirect Economic Impact

Commitments and Targets

By the year 2025:

  • increase the carrying capacity of railway infrastructure to 28.3 million tonnes/year;

  • redistribute cargo flow among the sea ports: 3 million tonnes/year at the port in Vistino (Leningrad Region), 2.5 million tonnes/year at the port in Lavna (Tuloma, Murmansk Region);

  • change the car fleet structure to favor own innovative rolling stock.

Our Results

In 2021:

  • The volume of transported products amounted to 23.1 million tons, which is 3% greater than in 2020;

  • The throughput capacity of the railroad infrastructure of the main production sites reached 24.7 million tons against the 2025 target level of 28.3 million tons, approved in the Strategy;

  • Bringing into operation of the Cryolite station made it possible to close the loop of the use of long (71 wagons) trains on the route Apatity — Cherepovets — Ust-Luga — Apatity. As a result, their share reached 65% in the total amount of the Group’s transportation activity;

  • By reason of the modernization of production, drafting of the renovation of the Balakovo transport infrastructure started.

We are one of the key partners engaged in the construction of the Ultramar port terminal (Vistino).

More detailed information about the implementation of the relevant strategic goals of the Company is presented in the Integrated Reports.

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