The Department of Occupational Health, Industrial and Environmental Safety, which is part of the structure of the Technical Directorate, organises planning, controlling and reporting on environmental protection activity at the Company’s level. The Department comprises an occupational health, safety and environment office and an environmental standards and monitoring office, as well as the greenhouse gas emissions regulation office, which was created in 2015.
The day-to-day management of environmental protection issues at enterprises (including approval of their goals and budgets, financing environmental measures, monitoring permit documentation, and assessing environmental risks) is the responsibility of the divisional services of the environmental protection office. At the enterprise level, specialised departments of health, safety and the environment are directly responsible for operational activities relating to environmental protection.
The Company is continually improving its environmental management system. In the reporting year the compliance of corporate environmental management system with the standard ISO 14001 has been certified till 2018 at 15 enterprises of UC RUSAL, including at all aluminium enterprises. By 2020 the Company plans to obtain ISO 14001 certification for all enterprises selling products on the market (ARMENAL, OJSC Urals Foil, CJSC Kremniy, SKU LLC (Urals Silicon).