Aspiration for sustainable development, integration of electric energy markets of Russia, other CIS countries, and the European Union determine the increase of the importance of ecological aspects of the Company's operations for reaching its strategic goals. The priority tasks of the leadership within the scope of environmental policy of Inter RAO comprise reduction of the negative impact of production assets on the environment, including lowering emissions, discharges of wastewaters, rational use of water resources by thermal power plants, and reducing production waste.
|RUB 2.810 billion||Total environmental protection expenses amounted in 2020 (up by 54% compared with 2019)|
|RUB 912 million||Current expenses for environmental protection|
|RUB 368 million||Major repair of environmental assets|
Environmental impact management is carried out based on the requirements of the international standard ISO 14001:2015, which have been integrated into the OIFESMS. In 2014, Inter RAO’s Environmental Management System was certified for the first time according to the international standard ISO 14001:2004. In 2017, certification was carried out according to the new version of the international standard ISO 14001:2015. In 2019, a supervisory audit conducted by DQS Gmbh confirmed that the Environmental Management System complied with the international standard ISO 14001:2015. Since 2019, all the Group’s generating assets have been certified for compliance with the international standard ISO 14001:2015.