The Gazprom Group’s Sustainability Report 2019 highlights the Group’s production, social and environmental performance in the reporting period. The Report also contains disclosures on the corporate governance and the Group’s input in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals outlined in the United Nations 2030 Agenda. This is the eighth Sustainability Report published by the Group.
The 2018 Report won the Best Public Non-Financial Report of an Oil and Gas Company award in a competition held by the Russian Ministry of Energy. Delivering more GRI Standards disclosures, the Report brings out the key sustainability development aspects in more detail. It is for the first time that PJSC Gazprom has made the Report available in an interactive version on its official corporate web site to offer the audience most convenient information access and text navigation.
To prepare the Report, the Company set up a Task Force involving members from various structural units and subsidiaries of PJSC Gazprom who coordinate the activities on focal sustainable development areas and engage with stakeholder groups.
At the beginning of 2020, to further improve the non-financial reporting framework and to take account of personnel changes, the Group updated its Procedure for Preparation, Publishing and Distribution of the Gazprom Group’s Sustainability Report and Regulation on Permanent Task Force for the Gazprom Group’s Sustainability Report PreparationApproved by Order of PJSC Gazprom No. 20 dated January 20, 2020. The Report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines and timelines set out in the Procedure.
The information included in the Report is confirmed by the heads of dedicated units. The Report is approved by the Chairman of the Management Committee of PJSC Gazprom.
|Report name||Gazprom Group’s Sustainability Report 2019|
|Reporting period||From January 1 to December 31, 2019 (calendar year)|
|Reporting standards||This Report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option|
|Independent professional auditor’s approval||Financial and Accounting Consultants LLC (FBK)|
|Public endorsement||Council on Non-Financial Statements of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE)|
|Public consultations||Stakeholder representatives|
The Report shows the majority of key indicators for a four-year period (2016–2019) so that the data can be compared and conclusions made on the Gazprom Group’s progress in a respective area. Disaggregated data provided throughout the Report may not add up precisely to the relevant totals presented in consolidated financial statements and management accounts due to rounding. The Plans sections of the Report contain forward-looking information. The Group’s actual performance may differ from forecasts due to objective factors.
The Report includes the information about the Gazprom Group companies in line with the scope of consolidated statements under IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements, unless specified otherwise. Due to the existing differences in data gathering and consolidation, certain groups of disclosures may have their individual boundaries (specified in Appendix 2). The Report is publicly available in the Russian and English languages on the Company’s website. The printed version is distributed to the key stakeholders by direct mail.