Rosneft presents its public statement and declaration of respect for human rights
Moscow. Rosneft has presented its Public Statement regarding human rights and the Declaration on Human Rights for interacting with suppliers of goods, works and services. The documents were published on the official Rosneft website in the Sustainable Development section.
Rosneft acknowledges the importance and value of fundamental human rights and freedoms. In its work, the Company respects and strictly abides by human rights and freedoms in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Social Charter for Russian Business, universally recognized standards of human rights and freedoms and the applicable law of the Russian Federation and other countries of the Company’s presence.
Since 2007, Rosneft has been publishing Sustainability Reports in accordance with the international standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Company has also been a member of the UN Global Compact for 10 years, which proves its commitment to respecting human rights. In December 2018, the Company’s Board of Directors approved the strategic principles of commitment to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and the public statement “Rosneft: Contribution to the Implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN” (yearly updates are published at the Company’s website).
Principles of the core international documents related to human rights are enshrined in the Company’s Public Statement regarding human rights and the Rosneft Code of Business and Corporate Ethics, local policy documents of the Company, they are integrated into the corporate business processes and apply to all subsidiaries controlled by Rosneft.
Rosneft expects all its business partners, suppliers and contractors to acknowledge fundamental human rights and freedoms and to follow core human rights’ principles in their work.