Non-governmental Organisations

PRINCIPLES OF COOPERATION: partnership in solving the challenges of environmental protection and regional development; disclosure of information and transparency.

The Company works actively with public organizations, hiring representatives of these organizations as experts when implementing environmental and social projects.

Gazprom Neft encourages public organizations to participate in its social investment programme. The Company's social initiatives grant competition aims to involve this group of stakeholders in solving social and economic challenges, and in developing the professional competencies of local public organizations.

In 2014, the Company actively developed cooperation with public organizations to protect the Arctic environment. During the reporting year, Gazprom Neft signed a collaboration agreement with the Association of Polar Explorers. This cooperation aims to develop and implement environmental protection programmes in polar regions. The Company contributed to preparations for the scientific expedition of the Association of Russian Polar Explorers and the Expedition Organization Fund of the Expeditionary Centre of the Russian Geographical Society based at Camp Barneo in the Arctic.