Summary of responsible supply chain results in 2021–2022

The results of internal activities and due diligence checks:

  • the Board of Directors approved PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Responsible Sourcing Policy and Supplier Code of Conduct;
  • Nornickel developed and deployed a mineral supply chain Due Diligence Management System based on the five steps of the OECD Guidance;
  • due diligence was conducted on mineral suppliers at Polar Division and Kola MMC, including the internal suppliers that are part of the Group;
  • no risks were identified in supply chains following due diligence results.

The results of external audits and assessments of the Company as part of its participation in responsible supply chain conducted to meet stakeholder expectations:

  • Nornickel’s production sites and the Group’s mineral processors underwent external audits and assessmentsThe external assessments and audits are further detailed in Section 4: Independent Audits. for compliance with:
    • Together for Sustainability initiative (TfS);
    • Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI);
    • Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN);
    • Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA).