Awards and accolades103–3

Awards of MMC Norilsk Nickel

Safety and security:

  • letter of gratitude from the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) for a significant contribution to improving industrial safety regulations and creating a favourable investment climate;
  • 16th National IT Leader Award 2018 in the Non-Ferrous Metallurgy category for introducing personnel and machinery positioning and radiocommunication systems at Zapolyarny Mine.


  • letter of recognition from the Russian President for the contribution to the Year of the Environment in Russia;
  • certificate of honour from the Federation Council for a major contribution to reducing the environmental impact;
  • ranked by RAEX rating agency as the winner of the Business Leaders: Environmental Expenses nomination;
  • Best Environmental Volunteer Team (Let’s Do It environmental marathon award).


  • Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, honoured Nornickel’s employees with government awards for the construction of a fibre optic communication line between Novy Urengoy and Norilsk;
  • Annual Innovation Time 2018 award (Follow Up Siberia! international communication initiative won the Project of the Year in the Mass Media and Mass Communications category);
  • grand prize of the Skolkovo Trend Award 2018 for corporate educational initiatives;
  • HR Brand of the Year award by HeadHunter and RBC Media Group (the corporate volunteering programme won the Big Heart nomination);
  • Russia’s Best Employers ranking by HeadHunter and RBC Media Group (winner in the Best Employer in the Russian metals and mining industry category);
  • GRADUATE AWARDS 2018 (the Company's School of Urban Competencies project won the nation-wide competition as the Best Schoolchildren Engagement Programme);
  • ranked fifth by RAEX rating agency in the Business Leaders: Social Partnership category;
  • Leaders of Corporate Charity (special award for the efficient management of charitable programmes);
  • Leaders of Corporate Charity in Siberia regional competition award (ranked first for the consistent approach to corporate charity management);
  • Leaders of Corporate Charity in Siberia regional competition award (the Company’s Convention of Social Entrepreneurs from the North project won the Best Programme to Promote Local Communities category);
  • Leaders of Corporate Charity in Siberia regional competition award (Kola MMC won the Evaluation of Charity Approach special category);
  • letter of gratitude from the Russian Cerebral Palsy Football Federation for supporting athletes with disabilities.

Non-financial reporting:

  • RSPP’s 2017 Leaders of Russian Business: Dynamics and Responsibility contest (winner in the High Quality of Reporting on Sustainable Development nomination);
  • winner of the 21st Annual Report Competition held by the Moscow Exchange and RCB Media Group in the Best CSR and Sustainability Report category;
  • MarCom international public reporting award (the Company’s Sustainability Report received the Platinum Awards Statuette in the Best Report and the Best Design nominations);
  • RAEX rating agency's award (the Sustainability Report won the Best Design of CSR Report category);
  • Deloitte's Green Frog Award for the Sustainability Report;
  • 2017 Sustainability Report short-listed for Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2019 (CRRA 2019).

Corporate governance and innovations:

  • Nornickel is on Forbes’ Top 100 Most Innovative Companies list;
  • Nornickel is a Top 10 company in the ESG ranking by RAEX;
  • 8th All-Russian Corporate Governance Forum award (Roger Munnings, Chairman of the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee, won the Chairman of the Audit Committee nomination);
  • Extel Survey 2018 award (Sergey Malyshev, Nornickel’s Senior Vice President, recognised as the best CFO in the European metals and mining industry);
  • Extel Survey 2018 award for the Best Corporate IR among European and Russian metals and mining companies;
  • Best Corporate Website winner at the 2018 Corporate & Financial Awards.