ROSATOM has become one of the five top most environmentally responsible Russian companies according to Forbes. This is the first rating of environmental responsibility compiled by the magazine.
In its activities ROSATOM seeks improvement of quality of living in accordance with the global agenda of sustainable development. With that, the most important aspect of sustainable development is the principle “Do no significant harm”, which means minimization of contamination and adverse impact to ecosystems, reduction of consumption volume of water resources as well as the possibility of application of closed production cycle. To implement requirements of sustainable development, ROSATOM has adopted the Uniform Sectoral Policy in the Field of Sustainable Development. The important condition of ROSATOM’s long-term strategy is the contribution to achievement of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
In October 2020 ROSATOM joined the UN Global Compact and signed the corresponding letter of adherence. In this letter ROSATOM confirmed its wish to implement 10 principles of the UN Global Compact in the field of human rights, labor relations, environment, and anticorruption efforts. In December 2020 ROSATOM has become a member of the Association “National Network of Global Compact”. According to ROSATOM’s Annual Report for 2019, spending for environmental protection was RUB 23.55 bln.