#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The experts discussed new approaches to the spatial development of the Siberian territories, increasing the district’s attractiveness for life, changing the urban environment, and much more.
Special attention was paid to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG). Nornickel also presented its ESG projects.
Andrey Grachev, Nornickel vice president for federal and regional programs, spoke about the company’s environmental strategy developed for up to 30 years. The strategy takes into account all directions, being an integral part of the development of Siberia. Thus, more than 300 billion rubles have been invested in the Sulfur Program. The company’s largest environmental project after 2025 will reduce sulfur dioxide emissions by 90 percent.
In addition, Nornickel is implementing the Clean Norilsk program and is the general partner of the Clean Arctic federal program.
“We want to see clean, well-groomed, green and economically successful Siberia. Only the interaction of business, government and the public will help achieve this”, Andrey Grachev noted.
In turn, Anna Garnets, minister of economy and regional development of the Krasnoyarsk region, said that in order to ensure the growth of the Siberian economy, the region faces the task of supporting existing companies and creating conditions for the emergence of new processing industries. This will allow developing the internal market of Siberia, improving the investment potential of the region and creating new points of attraction.
Earlier, we told that the development of the personnel potential of Siberia was discussed at KEF-2022.
Text: Ekaterina Elkanova, Photo: Maria Lenz