OREANDA-NEWS. Public Joint Stock Company ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, centralizes the work of ecologists of its structural subdivisions. The new Environmental Center will, among other things, develop the Company’s environmental strategy.

Today, environmental projects management is not centralized, the environmental issues are supervised by different specialists in the Company’s structural subdivisions. ALROSA pays particular attention to ecology as a strategically important direction of activity and constantly works on improvement of the effectiveness of environmental programs. One of the steps in this direction will be the centralization of environmental service.

The ALROSA Environmental Center will start work in February 2018. The employees responsible for the environment and environmental protection will be transferred to the new unit from all structural subdivisions. The Environmental Center will assume a wide range of functions: expansion of the boundaries of industrial environmental control and the risk-oriented approach, introduction of a geo-information monitoring system and creation of an analytical database for the Company, unification of rules and development of unified approaches to solving problems in the field of environmental protection. The new unit will develop an environmental strategy for further integration into the overall development strategy of ALROSA.