GRI tables 2018

GRI Standards Indicator and General standard disclosures SUEK’s response
Organisational profile
102-1 Name of the organisation JSC SUEK (JSC Siberian Coal Energy Company)
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Our investment case

Year highlights

Business model

Our assets

Market review

Operating review

SUEK is the largest producer of coal and largest coal energy producer in Russia. Its main products are brown coal, hard coal and coking coal.
102-3 Location of headquarters Contacts

53/7 Dubininskaya str., Moscow, Russia, 115054
102-4 Location of operations Where we operate

Our assets
102-5 Ownership and legal form About this Report

Corporate governance

Information on the company
102-6 Markets served Our investment case

Operating review

SUEK’s products are sold in domestic and international markets.
102-7 Scale of the organization Our investment case

Where we operate

Operating review

Financial review

Financial statements
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Our investment case

Our people
102-9 Supply Chain Operating review

102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Materiality


Corporate governance

Financial Statements

Information on the company

Additional information is available on our corporate website.
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach SUEK subscribes to the precautionary approach particularly as regards our control of occupational health and safety, and our impact on the environment. This is implemented through our risk management process.


Risk management

Health & safety


Additional information on our Policies is available on our corporate website.
Organisational profile
102-12 External initiatives When implementing its Corporate Social Policy, SUEK follows relevant international principles and standards, including the United Nations Global Compact, the Social Charter of Russian Business, ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility), and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines.

Our Investment Case



SUEK’s position on climate change is available on our corporate website.
102-13 Membership of associations

SUEK’s key memberships include:

  • Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
  • RAND corporation.
  • Clean Coal Association.
  • All-Russia Industrial Association of Employers of the Coal Industry.
  • The Russian Managers Association.
  • German-Russia Chamber of Commerce.
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker SUEK’s sustainability approach is reflected in both the Chairman’s statement and CEO’s statement of the Report.

Chairman’s statement CEO’s statement
102-15 Key impacts, risks and opportunities

What impacts SUEK’s ability to create value, its sustainability and its stakeholders, is presented in the following sections:

Ethics and integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behaviour Strategy

Our people

Our Code of Ethics is available on our corporate website.
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Stakeholder engagement

Corporate governance
102-18 Governance structure Corporate governance
102-19 Delegating authority Corporate governance

For more information, see section 15 and 16 of the Charter of JSC SUEK on our corporate website.
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics Sustainability is an executive responsibility of the Chief Operations Officer, with direct reporting to the CEO and the Board.

Corporate governance
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Materiality

Stakeholder engagement
102-22 Composition of the highest corporate body and its Committees Corporate governance

More information is available on our corporate website.
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body The Chairman of the Board of Directors, the highest governance body, is not an executive officer

Corporate governance
102-24 Nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and it’s committees Corporate governance
102-25 Conflicts of interests Corporate governance

All related-party transactions are reported in Financial statements
102-26 The role of the highest governance body and senior executives in setting purpose, values and strategy The Board has final approval of SUEK’s strategy and goals for environmental and social development.

Corporate governance

Chairman’s statement

CEO’s statement
102-27 Highest governance body’s collective knowledge Corporate governance
102-28 Evaluation of the activities of the highest body of governance Corporate governance
102-29 Identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts Chairman’s statement

Corporate governance
102-30 Risk management Risk management
102-31 Review of economic, environmental and social topics Risk management

Corporate governance
102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability report The Report is approved by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. About this Report

102-33 Communicating critical concerns Materiality

Risk management

Corporate governance
102-34 The nature and the total number of critical concerns Materiality

Risk management

Corporate governance
102-35 Remuneration policies Corporate governance
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Corporate governance
102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration Corporate governance
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio See Corporate social report 2016-2017
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio Corporate governance
Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder group(s) Stakeholder engagement
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Stakeholder engagement
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Stakeholder engagement
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Stakeholder engagement
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised CEO’s statement


Stakeholder engagement
Reporting practice (report profile)
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Notes to the consolidated financial statements
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Materiality

Stakeholder engagement
102-47 List of material topics Materiality

Stakeholder engagement
102-48 Restatements of information In August 2018, the Group acquired from a parent company 99.9% of Siberian Generating Company (SGC) group. Since the acquisition of the SGC group represents a transaction under common control the consolidated financial statements of the Group were retrospectively restated to reflect the effect of the acquisition as if it had occurred on 1 January 2017, at the beginning of the earliest comparative period described in note 30 (last page for Acquisition of a subsidiary).
102-49 Changes in reporting
102-50 Reporting period Financial year from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
102-51 Date of most recent report 2018
102-52 Reporting cycle Annual
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Olga Ilina, Head of Investor Relations E-mail:
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option
Reporting practice (GRI content index)
102-55 GRI content index GRI Standards: Core About this Report
Reporting practice (assurance)
102-56 External assurance The Report was prepared under the supervision of SUEK’s Chief Financial Officer, with the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors also collectively contributing to its preparation and ensuring its overall integrity. The consolidated financial statements included in this Report were audited by JSC ‘KPMG’. For more information please visit our corporate website.
103 Management approach
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary Materiality

Stakeholder engagement
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Materiality

Stakeholder engagement
201 Economic performance
103 Management Approach Financial review
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Year highlights

Financial review

Financial Statements
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Market fundamentals and SUEK

Risk management

SUEK’s position on climate change is available on our corporate website.
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement Our people

Financial Statements
201-4 Financial assistance received from government During the reporting period the company did not receive any subsidies from the government. However, some infrastructural and social projects implemented by the company can be subsidised by the government.

203 Indirect economic impacts
103 Management Approach Stakeholder engagement
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Our investment case

203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Business model

Operating review

204 Procurement practices
103 Management Approach Operating review
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Operating review
205 Anti-corruption
103 Management Approach Risk management

Corporate governance

See Corporate social report 2016-2017
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption SUEK has a corporate risk management system that covers all divisions and businesses of the company. Risk assessment is carried out on a regular basis.

Risk management

205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures SUEK implemented a comprehensive compliance system.

Corporate governance
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken During the reporting period, no cases of corruption were detected
206: Anti-competitive behaviour
103 Management Approach See Corporate social report 2016-2017
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices In 2016-2018, the antimonopoly authorities did not apply any legal actions in connection with the violation of the antimonopoly legislation by JSC SUEK.
301 Materials
103 Management Approach Environment

301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Strategy

Operating review
302 Energy
103 Management Approach Environment

302-1 Energy consumption within the organization Strategy

302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization Accounting is not conducted due to the lack of legislative requirements.
302-3 Energy intensity Environment
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Strategy

302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Not applicable to Company’s products
303 Water
103 Management Approach Environment

303-1 Water withdrawal by source Environment

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Total volume of water withdrawn from sources, including underground reservoirs, surface reservoirs and wastewater from other companies, million m3 154.8 135.8 137.2 120.1 120.1
Transferred to other consumers (without usage) 138.3 122.6 121.9 106.6 105.2
Total volume of water withdrawn from sources, including underground reservoirs, surface reservoirs and wastewater from other companies, million m3 2 231.4 2 460.4
Transferred to other consumers (without usage) 202.4 227.8
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water A small amount of water is used in some of our production processes. Therefore, the company’s water intake has no significant impact on water sources. The company does not take water from sources believed either to be vulnerable and, protected by the state, or especially valuable for local communities and biodiversity.

303-3 Water recycled and reused
Water disposal, million m3 including: 145.6 121.3 123.0 106.2 103.3
Without treatment 29.2 34.2 43.5 42.5 62.6
Partially purified 70.4 70.8 63.2 50.2 20.1
Regulatory clean 5.9 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9
Regulatory purified 26.1 3.3 2.8 0.7 8.6
Transferred to other consumers (after usage) 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.0
Water disposal, million m3 including: 1 850.5 2 083.2
Without treatment 2.5 11.7
Partially purified 27.9 53.1
Regulatory clean 1 805.5 1 826.2
Regulatory purified 10.7 186.9
Transferred to other consumers (after usage) 3.9 5.3
304 Biodiversity
103 Management Approach Environment

304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas On the sites of production assets, as well as adjacent territories, there are no specially protected natural territories of federal and regional significance. Rare, endangered species of animals, plants and fungi have not been identified.
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Environment
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations At SUEK’s production assets, as well as adjacent areas, rare, endangered species of animals, plants and fungi have not been identified.

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Lands disturbed, ha
at the beginning of year 19,645 18,667 18,112 17,522 17,009
at the end of year 22,246 19,261 18,622 18,112 17,522
Disturbed during the year 2,813 938 907 805 779
Recultivated during the year 212 384 397 215 266
Lands disturbed, ha
at the beginning of year 2,568 2,668
at the end of year 2,556 2,564
Disturbed during the year 0.00 0.00
Recultivated during the year 12 104
305 Emissions
103 Management Approach Environment
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Gross emissions, thousand tonnes 291.4 252.8 203.9 198.1 197.7
Gross emissions, thousand tonnes 356.2 375.1
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Environment
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions
305 Emissions
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Emissions, thousand tonnes including:
solid substance 8.1 5.9 8.5 7.7 12.6
SO2 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.8
CO 9 7.5 7.5 7.6 8.1
NOx 5.1 3.8 4.0 4.6 4.7
Methane 264.9 231.8 180.6 174.7 168.5
Volatile organic compounds 2.1 1.9 1.4 1.4 1.5
Others 0.04 0.05 0.2 0.3 0.5
Emissions, thousand tonnes including:
solid substance 82.1 84.5
SO2 150.7 158.421202
CO 15.5 17.902279
NOx 107.7 114.228314
Methane 0.03 0.03
Volatile organic compounds 0.18 0.19
Others 0.1 0.1
306 Effluents and waste
103 Management Approach Environment
306 Effluents and waste306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination See Corporate social report 2016-2017
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method SUEK does not transport, import, export or process waste that is hazardous in accordance with Annexes I, II, III and VIII to the Basel Convention.
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Waste generation, thousand tonnes including: 592,338.5 491,154.3 480,465.4 457,626.1 505,236.2
I class hazard 0.005 0.006 0.005 0.005 0.005
II class hazard 0.039 0.023 0.024 0.038 0.036
III class hazard 1.7 1.7 1.3 1.8 1.8
IV class hazard 7.1 7.6 7.9 7.2 6.8
V class hazard 592,329.6 491,145.0 480,456.2 457,617.0 505,227.6
Collection of waste from other organisations, thousand tonnes 4,170.5 4,856.1 4,836.5 5,454.8 5,713.6
Use of waste, thousand tonnes 431,313.4 387,477.6 391,712.7 341,747.2 354,035.5
I class hazard 0 0 0 0 0
II class hazard 0.032 0.011 0.013 0.023 0.042
III class hazard 1.3 0.9 0.9 1.4 1.2
IV class hazard 2.5 2.7 1.4 2.0 1.6
V class hazard 431,309.5 387,474.1 391,710.4 337,894.1 349,903.1
Neutralisation, thousand tonnes 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.8 3.3
I class hazard 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005
II class hazard 0.002 0.003 0.019 0.011 0.011
III class hazard 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5
IV class hazard 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.2
V class hazard 0.212 0.003 0.006 0.010 2.540
306 Effluents and waste
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Waste generation, thousand tonnes including: 3,259.3 3,580.4
I class hazard 0,0 0,0
II class hazard 0,0 0,0
III class hazard 0.6 0.5
IV class hazard 21.1 21.8
V class hazard 3,237.6 3,558
Collection of waste from other organisations, thousand tonnes 0.07 0.03
Use of waste, thousand tonnes 607.6 342.7
I class hazard 0.00 0.0
II class hazard 0.01 0.01
III class hazard 4.8 0.32
IV class hazard 39.7 1.37
V class hazard 563.1 340.96
Neutralisation, thousand tonnes 90.1 512.98
I class hazard 0.02 0.01
II class hazard 0.00 0.00
III class hazard 0.13 0.25
IV class hazard 20.28 19.68
V class hazard 69.66 493.03
Available waste at the year-end, thousand tonnes 126,461.4 127,502.5
I class hazard 0.00 0.00
II class hazard 0.00 0.00
III class hazard 0.14 0.03
IV class hazard 23.19 4,318.18
V class hazard 1,295,256.74 123,184.25
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste The Company does not transport, import, export or process waste that is hazardous under Annexes I, II, III and VIII to the Basel Convention.
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff SUEK do not significantly affect water bodies and related habitats.
307 Environmental compliance
103 Management Approach Environment
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulationsй
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Charges for violation of environmental legislation, including the elimination of damages, $ thousand. 14.0 36.3 32.5 26.9 1.5
Charges for violation of environmental legislation, including the elimination of damages, $ thousand. 2.0 17.4
401 Employment
103 Management Approach Our people
401-1 New employee turnover Our people
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Our people
402 Labour/Management relations
103 Management Approach Our people
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes The company follows the Labour Code of the Russian Federation, which defines the minimum notice period regarding significant changes in the activities of the company (no later than two months before the start of the relevant activities, and in the case of a decision to reduce the number of workers or staff, that may lead to mass layoffs — no later than three months before the start of the relevant activities).
403 Occupational Health and Safety
103 Management Approach Health & safety

Our people

403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees Health & safety
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Health & safety
403-3 Workers with high incidence of high risk of diseases related to their occupation Due to the specifics of the industry, the company has employees engaged in professional activities that carry a high risk of injury or high incidence of certain diseases
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Stakeholder engagement

Our people
404 Training and education
103 Management Approach Communities
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee See Corporate social report 2016-2017
404-2 Programs of upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Our people

404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Performance evaluations are carried out for a number of categories of management positions of the corporate centre of JSC SUEK and mining enterprises. (In 2017, 550 people passed the assessment.) The evaluation of career development is carried out by employees participating in the Company’s personnel reserve program.
405 Diversity and equal opportunity
103 Management Approach Our people
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Corporate governance
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men SUEK has set the same base salary for men and women.
406 Non-discrimination
103 Management Approach Our people
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Incidents of discrimination have not been identified during the reporting year.
407 Freedom of association and collective bargaining
103 Management Approach Our people
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk During the reporting period it was not revealed.
408 Child labour
103 Management Approach Our people
408-1 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labour SUEK is against the practice of child labour, and no such incidents were identified during the reporting year.
410 Security practices
103 Management Approach See Corporate social report 2016-2017
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures Internal control and compliance system
411 Rights of Indigenous peoples
103 Management Approach See Corporate social report 2016-2017
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples have not been identified.
413 Local communities
103 Management Approach Communities
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessment, and development programmes Programmes on interacting with local communities are implemented at all SUEK’s key facilities.

Stakeholder engagement

413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities Environment
414 Supplier social assessment
103 Management Approach See Corporate social report 2016-2017
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Operating review
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