WWF Praises Russian Copper Company

24 March 2017 (13:28)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, March 24, 2017. Russian Copper Company came 6th in the rating of thirty-three Russian companies in terms of environmental impact and 14th in terms of environmental responsibility, the company’s press service refers to the World Wild Life Fund for Nature’s data as indicating.

Russian Copper Company Group invested around 8bn RUR in environmental protection projects throughout Russia, with money directed to protection of air, flora and fauna, surface and underground water, and soil, and to waste treatment.

‘As a result, our atmospheric emissions declined by nearly 50% and our water discharge by 30%. Although ours is not a publicly owned company, we are always ready to work with environmental experts, since environmental protection is one of our priorities. So we’ll keep on enhancing our member enterprises’ environmental safety and reducing the impact they produce,’ says the company Director for the Environment, Job Safety, and Industrial Safety Natalia Gonchar.

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