About the Report GRI 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5

The 2022 Sustainability Report of Nornickel Group (the “Report”) is the nineteenth public non-financial report prepared by MMC Norilsk Nickel and addressed to a wide range of stakeholders.

This Report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards (2021) and discloses the Company’s contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals up to 2030.

Among others, the Report relies on the following documents: SASB Metals & Mining Sustainability Accounting Standard (2021), UNCTAD Guidance on core indicators for entity reporting on contribution towards implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures(TCFD), Reference Performance Indicators of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), AccountAbility Standards AA1000SES (2015) and AA1000AP (2018).

The Report covers operations of the Nornickel Group companies. For the purposes of this Report, Nornickel Group shall refer to MMC Norilsk Nickel and the entirety of operations of the Norilsk Nickel Group companies. Unless otherwise specified or required by the context, the terms “Company”, “Group”, “Nornickel” or “the Group companies” shall refer to Nornickel Group.

The content of the Report has been determined in accordance with the requirements of the applicable standards and guidelines, with the Company’s stakeholders engaged in the process. For details about material topics and the procedure for defining them, please see the Definition of Material Topics appendix.Quantitative indicators for material topics of sustainable development are disclosed for the Group’s specific operations in accordance with the Reporting Boundaries Appendix.

Each year, the Company’s Report undergoes external assurance procedures, including independent professional assessment of the Report’s compliance with the GRI Standards and the RSPP public verification procedure.

The Sustainable Development Department of MMC Norilsk Nickel and a dedicated working group comprising representatives of the Group’s key companies supervised the preparation of the Report. The Report has been approved by MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Management Board and Board of Directors.