Protecting the environment
ALROSA is well aware of the need for a continued reduction of its environmental impact and for strict compliance with Russian and international environmental norms. The Company’s efforts in this area are based on a realisation that its own interests and the interests of the region where it operates are tightly intertwined.
In 2011 the Environment Ministry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) approved the Company’s Comprehensive Programme of Environmental Protection Measures for
expenditures under the Comprehensive Programme of Environmental Protection of OJSC ALROSA
The investment component of that programme is part of the ALROSA Long-Term Development Plan for
In 2012, the Company spent RUB 1,116.1 million under the Comprehensive Programme of Environmental Protection Measures, up from 729.4 million in 2011.
ALROSA’s environmental protection measures receive adequate funding and meet all the requirements of the relevant supervisory agencies, as well as the high environmental expectations of this day and age.