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The Company’s sustainable development efforts aim to achieve the goals set out in its Long-Term Development Strategy while balancing the interests of all stakeholders. The Strategy’s focus is on a strong HR policy, occupational health and safety, reduced environmental impact, and the social and economic development of local communities in the regions in which the Company operates. All management decisions on priority matters relating to the Company’s development are made based on the principles of responsible business conduct established in its Corporate Social Responsibility and Charity Policy (for more details, see the Company’s website: http://www.metalloinvest.com/association/policies-and-approaches/).

The Company discloses full and accurate information on its performance using various methods and channels for stakeholder communication and feedback. Published since 2008, Metalloinvest’s CSR reports are one of the Company’s information sources detailing its sustainable development activities. The Company has been disclosing information in line with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards since 2011.