ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS)
A major element of the management framework, MMK’s Environmental Management System aims to reduce its environmental impact.
In place since 2004, the EMS has been certified for compliance with ISO 14001 The certificate is valid from 19 November 2019 to 18 November 2022.
Pursuant to Order No. GD01/362 dated 5 August 2020, MMK’s Environmental Management System underwent a certification audit on 14–18 September 2020 to verify its compliance with ISO 14001:2015. The audit was conducted by Germany’s TÜV NORD CERT GmbH, a major international certification body, and concluded that the EMS was operating effectively.
PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES COVERED BY THE EMS
The scope of MMK’s EMS certification covers the development and production of:
- Crushed stone
- Coke and chemical by-products
- Pig iron
- Galvanised steel
- Concast for hot rolling
- Hot rolled and cold rolled coils and sheets
- Long products
- Cold rolled strips
- Colour coated products
- Rolled products for the automotive industry
- Electric welded and galvanised pipes
- Cold formed sections
Electricity and heat
The Group companies are subject to annual EMS audits as per the control schedule. The first consolidated report on the EMS operation is planned for 2021, covering MMK and other Group companies.
WWF Russia annually rates Russian mining and metals companies on transparency, which helps compare them by environmental responsibility and impact on the environment. In 2019, MMK was placed tenth in the mining and metals sector.