List of abbreviations

AA1000 SES AccountAbility 1000 Stakeholders Engagement Standard
AA1000AP Accountability Principles
AI Use cases Artificial Intelligence
AML / CFT / prevention of WMD proliferation Anti-money laundering / counter-terrorism financing / prevention of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
BVC Bureau Veritas Certification
CAHRA Conflict Affected and High Risk Area
CIMS Corporate Integrated Management System
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
CMS AS Control. Management. Security Automated System
CO2 equivalent Carbon dioxide equivalent
COP27 27th Conference of the Parties
COSO ERM The Committee of Sponsoring Organisations of the Treadway Commission Enterprise Risk Management
CTL Corporate Trust Line
Cu Copper
EBITDA Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortisation
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EMERCOM Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
ESG Environmental, Social and Governance
FIFR Fatal-Injury Frequency Rate
FOCL Fibre optic communication lines
FPIC Free, Prior and Informed Consent
FZ Federal law
GDP Gross domestic product
GHG Protocol Greenhouse Gas Protocol
GISTM Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management
GJ Gigajoule
GOK Mining and processing plant
GOST State standard
GRC Governance, Risk and Compliance
GRI Global Reporting Initiative
Group Nornickel Group
GWP Global warming potential
HO Head Office
HPP Hydropower plant
CHP Combined heat and power plant
ICE Internal combustion engine
ICMM International Council on Mining and Metal
IFRS International Financial Reporting Standards
ILO International Labour Organisation
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IRMA Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance
ISMS Information Security Management System
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
IT Information technologies
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature
JDDS Join Due Diligence Standard
JSC Joint-stock company
Kola MMC Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company
KPI Key performance indicators
Li-ion Lithium-ion
LLC Limited liability company
LTIFR Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate
Ni Nickel
NID Norilsk Industrial District
NMP Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant
NPO Non-profit organisation
NSR Northern Sea Route
NTEC Norilsk-Taimyr Energy Company
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OHS Occupational health and safety
OJSC Open joint-stock company
OPEX Operational expenditure
PD Polar Division
Pd Palladium
PGM Platinum group metals
PJSC Public joint-stock company
PPE Personal protective equipment
Pt Platinum
R&D Research and development
RMI Responsible Mining Index
RSBN Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network
RSPP Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
SAP System Analysis and Programme Development
SASB Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
SDGs UN Sustainable Development Goals
SO2 Sulphur oxide
SRM Supplier relationship management
SSP Shared Socio-Economic Pathways
TCFD Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures
TJ Terajoule
TPP Thermal power plant
UN United Nations
UNCTAD The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
UNGP United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
USA United States of America
VAT Value added tax
VCIOM Russian Public Opinion Research Centre
VHI Voluntary health insurance
VPSHR Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
WRI World Resources Institute