EVRAZ is a socially responsible company, addressing and monitoring all aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that are relevant to the business. This section of the report provides an overview of the Group’s policies and performance in 2016 in key areas of CSR, including human rights, health and safety, the environment, human capital management and community engagement, and an outline of how the Group intends to improve its performance in the years ahead.
EVRAZ follows the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to ensure a uniform approach to business standards across its global operations. The Group’s commitments are based on internationally recognised standards and respect for all human rights, including civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights. In particular, EVRAZ fully endorses the provisions of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and strives at all times to uphold them.
EVRAZ seeks to develop and maintain a work environment that is free from discrimination and ensures equal rights, where every employee has the opportunity to contribute to the Group’s overall results, and to realise his/her abilities and potential.
This aspiration is reflected in the Group’s internal codes and principles, including the Business Conduct Policy, “The EVRAZ Way”, available on the corporate website at www.evraz.com/governance/documents/ .