The Сompany’s contribution to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Tatneft is a responsible employer and social partner of the state and society, making significant investments to strengthen socio-economic stability and improve the quality of life of the population, to develop health care and education, and to improve the infrastructure of cities and towns. The Company also implements targeted programs to help vulnerable segments of the population. The company stably provides more than 50 thousand jobs, attracting local people to work and creating good working conditions, supports the growth of opportunities for the local population to get an education, including with high qualifications, as in the core business of the Company, and in the directions (professions) in demand in the region.
Employment, career development and social protection programs in the Company are based on the principles of equal opportunities and give high potential for the development of employees.
The high-quality results of the Company’s operations and social initiatives contribute to economic growth in the regions where it operates in general, and to the creation of new jobs.
The company recognizes and integrates international principles in the field of workers' rights into its practice, clearly articulates its position and obligations. Interact with local / national authorities and international organizations on living standards and workers' rights.
The basic principles in the field of workers' rights are enshrined in the Company's internal documents on personnel policy and the remuneration system. This includes a procedure for discussing salary levels and social benefits with stakeholders, including key players in the supply chain.
We recognize the importance of the goal of ending hunger by 2030 and ensuring that all people have access to safe, nutritious and healthy food.
As part of its activities, the Company makes a feasible contribution to achieving the goal. We initiate voluntary initiatives in this area, engaging with stakeholders, primarily our staff, customers and local communities. These are programs that promote access to a healthy lifestyle, prevention of chronic diseases, healthy and affordable food, and improve the welfare of vulnerable groups of the population. In the shops and cafes of our network of gas stations - complexes, we develop the sale of "healthy / organic food" and provide control over the safety labeling of food products sold in shops and cafes on the territory of the gas stations of the complexes. We strictly adhere to the internal consumer information policy and plan to expand the internal standard of the gas station service system to inform consumers about the quality of food sold in shops and cafes at gas stations.We recognize the importance of the goal of ending hunger by 2030 and ensuring that all people have access to safe, nutritious and healthy food.
As part of its activities, the Company makes a feasible contribution to achieving the goal. We initiate voluntary initiatives in this area, engaging with stakeholders, primarily our staff, customers and local communities. These are programs that promote access to a healthy lifestyle, prevention of chronic diseases, healthy and affordable food, and improve the welfare of vulnerable groups of the population. In the shops and cafes of our network of gas stations - complexes, we develop the sale of "healthy / organic food" and provide control over the safety labeling of food products sold in shops and cafes on the territory of the gas stations of the complexes. We strictly adhere to the internal consumer information policy and plan to expand the internal standard of the gas station service system to inform consumers about the quality of food sold in shops and cafes at gas stations.
The company is aware of the importance of monitoring industrial safety and reducing all types of environmental impacts, maintaining the cleanliness of air, water, land and increasing forests to create favorable conditions for human health.
The company supports the health, safety and well-being of employees, retirees and veterans, implements programs to develop a healthy lifestyle for the local population, educational programs on health and health education, and invests in strengthening public health and sports, as well as environmental protection.
The company’s priorities in this area include — the growth of a healthy and socially prosperous young generation, starting from birth; good quality of life for all employees of the Company and the local population; decent living and medical care for pensioners and the elderly. The Company provides these priorities with relevant initiatives and programs.
Tatneft is aware that one of the most important conditions for the sustainable development of society and the Company itself is the quality of education that our employees and the environment possess. We are implementing targeted programs in the field of expanding access to education and increasing the level of educational processes, including primary education, school, special and higher education with equal opportunities for all.
The company interacts with many educational institutions in the territory of Tatarstan and the Russian Federation, both within the framework of sectoral education and general educational programs, as well as obtaining related specialties and training for social professions. We attract qualified teachers, participate in the construction and equipping of modern educational institutions, establish scholarships, and assist in cultural and additional development programs. One of the directions in supporting educational programs is to assist, including the older generation, in adapting to new information technologies.
The company is developing its own Corporate University, targeted training programs for employees, the expansion of general humanitarian knowledge.
Also, due to its industry specifics, the Company’s enterprises are energy suppliers to social facilities, including educational institutions.
The company shares the standards of the International Labor Organization (ILO) to ensure decent and productive work for women and men in an environment of equal opportunities, the provision of social guarantees and respect for human dignity.
The company guarantees the possibility of full and real participation of women and equal opportunities for women in activities and leadership in all areas of corporate governance and production processes with the provision of equal salary conditions, remuneration and social guarantees.
The company supports women in all aspects of their career and development opportunities in education and advanced training.
Clean water is a basic need for human life support and a necessary condition for maintaining the balance of ecosystems. The company implements a highly responsible position for the purification of water bodies, reducing the negative impact on water resources and eliminating the consequences of damage and pollution previously caused by it as a result of economic activity in the regions of operation, including by other business entities.
Tatneft aims to improve water quality by reducing the proportion of untreated wastewater, significantly increasing the scale of recycling and safe reuse of wastewater.
The company implements large-scale programs in the field of water purification and respect for them, conducts educational campaigns and events for workers and the local population.
The company is aware of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy sources for all as one of the basic conditions for global sustainable development — a determining factor in solving all the problems and opportunities that the world today faces: jobs, shared security, ecosystems and change climate, food and consumption, the development of human and transport infrastructures, the state of the economy and social stability.
An urgent global task of the industry is the transition to low-carbon energy, the use of environmentally friendly fuels and more efficient technologies, including expanding the use of renewable solar and wind energy with an increase in their energy efficiency.
Tatneft also takes into account all aspects of global trends in the transition to a low-carbon economy and a reduction in the carbon footprint, as one of the main conditions for the Company’s competitiveness.
Tatneft recognizes the paramount importance for the successful sustained development and socio-economic progress of the society to create high-quality jobs and ensure decent working conditions for all people of working age, increase labor productivity, expand access to social services and benefits, improve the environment as a whole on a global scale, and at the level of the company.
We create jobs and conditions for maintaining productive employment and motivating our employees, ensure occupational safety, a decent level of pay, and implement popular social programs.
The company supports local manufacturers and service providers, which also contributes to the development of jobs and the economic growth of our regions of activity. Implementing joint projects, we strive to ensure that our partners respect decent social guarantees for their employees and ensure a high level of industrial safety.
Tatneft is aware of the importance of high-quality infrastructure in the general social sense (including transport, energy supply, information and communication technologies, medical and educational institutions, etc.) and directly for successful sustainable development of the Company’s business. In this regard, we invest in the development and maintenance of socially significant infrastructure projects in our territories and in the development of our own corporate infrastructure.
In all areas of its activity, the Company applies advanced innovative digital solutions and environmentally friendly technologies, considering them as strategic investments in ensuring a sustainable future.
We are modernizing production and business infrastructure, industrial facilities and enterprises, introducing the best available technologies and increasing the efficiency of using our resources and assets.
We employ the local population in the regions where we operate and take into account the national, cultural and identity of the indigenous population. The wages of our employees are set at a decent level, not below the subsistence level, and we work with our partners and suppliers to ensure a decent level of wages throughout the value chain.
We implement a policy of equal opportunity, non-discriminatory in any form, and work with our partners and suppliers to ensure this principle throughout the value chain.
The company and enterprises included in the Tatneft Group are city-forming in a number of cities and towns in the Republic of Tatarstan and have a positive economic and social impact on their development.
The company pays great attention to solving the problems of social infrastructure, environmental protection and environmental safety, providing housing, supply of heat to electricity, development of transport and roads. The Company also develops a cultural environment and supports the preservation of spiritual heritage, promotes a healthy lifestyle for the population.
The Company considers all ongoing programs to develop the infrastructure of cities and settlements as a contribution to sustainable development.
Tatneft adheres to the principle of rational consumption of all types of resources, including extractive assets, energy, fuel, water, and other resources involved in the Company’s activities, reducing costs and increasing consumption efficiency. The company uses «green” and energy-efficient technologies in production, implements programs to reduce the amount of resources consumed through innovative solutions and optimize the supply chain, and also reduces all types of emissions and environmental impacts. The company is increasing the production of environmentally friendly products, including high-quality high-performance fuels and lubricants, petrochemicals and tire products with increased maximum returns during the life cycle of all products and the provision of sufficient information to consumers through standardization and labeling, etc.
Sustainable consumption also includes the prevention of waste accumulation by the Company and the reduction and / or prevention of its generation, where possible, its recycling and reuse.
The company implements a systematic approach and cooperation between participants in the supply chain — from the manufacturer to the final consumer, including in this process, on the basis of corporate standards, contractors and contractors working at the Company’s facilities and / or on projects of the Company.
Tatneft shares the global climate change concern and the Climate Care Strategic Global Partnership initiative of the UN Global Compact and the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as enshrined in the Paris Climate Agreement. Considering the fact that energy companies generate significant greenhouse gas emissions during their production activities that can affect the climate and create climate risks, as well as an increase in energy demand to achieve and maintain a good quality of life, the Company seeks to contribute to sustainable development and development of innovative energy infrastructure.
The company provides managerial decisions on the development of a corporate system of accounting and management of greenhouse gas emissions in the direction of their reduction and carbon footprint reduction (the aggregate of greenhouse gas emissions produced by Tatneft Group companies that have an environmental impact, measured in CO2 equivalent). At the same time, the Company considers not only emissions from its operations, but also emissions from the use of products that are produced and delivered to the market by Tatneft Group companies, as well as in the supply chain related to the activities of Tatneft Group.
We plan target values for reducing the total greenhouse gas emissions and take appropriate measures to ensure these target values.
We are aware of the importance of preserving marine and aquatic natural resources as the most important elements of the ecosystem. We urge our maritime logistics partners to take enhanced precautions to prevent spills and contamination and implement well-designed plans to minimize damage to marine life and their habitats (including the impact of downstream activities). In cases where our production facilities are located in close proximity to coastal areas or large bodies of water, we conduct research and planning work aimed at protecting aquatic life and human life, which is directly dependent on the state of aquatic ecosystems. We are implementing advanced water treatment systems to keep pollutants from entering the natural environment. We produce modern environmentally friendly marine fuels that meet the Marpol (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships) requirements.
Tatneft implements a comprehensive Environmental Program aimed at preventing environmental pollution, reducing and preventing negative impacts on it, including natural objects with increased vulnerability and objects whose protection and preservation is of particular importance.
The environmental activity of the Company covers all aspects of the Company’s impact on nature and includes measures to preserve and restore a favorable environment, natural ecological systems, natural landscapes, natural complexes, forests and biological diversity of systems in the regions of operation.
We follow the principle of preventing possible negative impacts on the environment, and in the event of the inevitability of such impacts, the Company takes measures aimed at minimizing such impacts and, if necessary, eliminating environmental negative consequences by involving the scientific and expert community in the decision-making process.
In order to ensure the most effective contribution to the sustainable development agenda, Tatneft maintains a constructive dialogue with all interested parties and interacts with them to effectively plan its socially-oriented activities, identify the most pressing problems, ways to solve them and form investment programs in the field of ecology and social projects.
The company participates in a number of international and Russian associations and associations whose activities are aimed at implementing the Goals and supporting their sustainable development initiatives.