2014 Annual report

Environment Performance

The Company is fully aware of the need to maintain ecological balance in the regions of its presence, which is the basis of life of the population; the Company considers the work on environmental protection as an integral part of its production activities, and improvement of environmental safety of the operation and construction of power grids as its priority.

The fundamental principles of the Environmental Policy of JSC IDGC of the North-West are:

Implementation of the Environmental Policy will allow to:

The management of JSC IDGC of the North-West will play a leading part in the implementation of the Environmental Policy and undertakes to observe the requirements of the environmental laws and regulations of the Russian Federation.

In order to improve performance of branches of JSC IDGC of the North-West in the area of environmental protection, preservation, restoration and rational use of natural resources, in 2014 the Company developed, updated and put into effect the following documents:

According to the approved Environmental Policy Implementation Program, the top priority environmental goals of JSC IDGC of the North-West are the reduction of negative environmental impact and evaluation of environmental activity for the purpose of its improvement.

The primary objectives of JSC IDGC of the North-West in 2010-2012 in the field of environment protection are:

The strategic environmental targets for the period until 2016 are the improvement of the management system in the field of environment protection and nature management, environmental audit for integrated assessment of environmental activities and development of actions for its improvement.

Environmental costs
Indicator Costs, RUB thous.
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Current cost of environment protection 10,486.71 11,151.10 12,862.25 13,169.96 13,535.40
Water resources conservation 5,373.97 5,721.80 6,598.06 5,320.47 5,042.74
Atmospheric air protection 622.22 593.50 1,010.96 1,355.32 1,358.03
Environment protection (land resources) from production and consumption waste 4,018.85 4,710.80 5,253.23 5,945.17 6,883.83
Land restoration 471.67 125.00 549.00 250.80