Aiming to lead by environmental example

Russian precious metals miner Polymetal has been highlighting its sustainability efforts for some years now and has also gained recognition for it. MM spoke to Daria Goncharova, chief sustainability officer of Polymetal, about the company’s green credentials

Aiming to lead by environmental example Aiming to lead by environmental example Aiming to lead by environmental example Aiming to lead by environmental example Aiming to lead by environmental example

Around five years ago, Goncharova says Polymetal’s investors started showing more interest in environmental stewardship, climate change and social licence. Photo: Polymetal/Prognoz deposit

Russia is among the top five contributors of greenhouse gas emissions globally, as well as one of the few countries not to have ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change (although, reportedly,