The Company has been annually publishing non-financial reports in accordance with the requirements of GRI* Guidelines since 2008. Since 2011 Gazprom Neft has commissioned independent experts to create its sustainable development reports. The Company carried out external assurance of the 2012 and 2013 reports by the RUIE Council for non-financial reporting. Company reporting meets the requirements of the law and the GRI Guidelines.
*The Global Reporting Initiative GRI was founded in 1997 by the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies. The GRI Guidelines are an international document which offers a detailed approach to preparing reports that reflects the organisation’s economic, environmental and social performance. All three components are considered simultaneously when preparing reports. The document sets out the methodology for preparing external reports that allows companies to disclose:
- their actions in improving economic, environmental and social performance;
- the results of these actions;
- improvement strategies.