Sustainable development council


The Sustainable Development Council was appointed to implement the Strategy of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. for 2019-2023, given the dynamic changes in the mining and processing industry caused by: macroeconomic, technological and legislative challenges, the evolution of global economic development directions and growth based on sustainable development and safety ideas, as well as to strengthen the image of the KGHM Group.

The Council is comprised of individuals representing the areas that are critically important for the idea of sustainable development, i.e. including investor relations, finance, resource management, environmental protection, environment, community, regulatory analysis and broadly defined supply chain management. The main reason for creating the Council was our business development vision of operating according to the accepted standards and canons shaping the future functioning of raw material companies across the world as well as the need for internal information integrity and coherence in the Company’s operations.


The main goal of the Council is to identify needs, set directions, issue opinions and coordinate activities in order to implement the rules and regulations guiding the sustainable development concept in the entire KGHM Group

Furthermore, the Council serves as a kind of open forum for sharing knowledge and promoting activities furthering the idea of sustainable development and a forum for aggregating and promoting mineral resource industry standards and solutions accepted in Poland and globally in this field. The key areas addressed by the Council include: climate policy and related taxonomy, non-financial reporting, environmental reporting, implementation of direct solutions in KGHM Group companies.

  1. issuing opinions on information materials in the field of sustainable development, in particular in areas with impact on the environment (including climate change) and society, included in documents published outside the Company,
  2. consulting on and supervising the preparation of documents that are important for pursuing sustainable development goals,
  3. analysing legislative changes related to sustainable development and their impact on the KGHM Group,
  4. identifying and determining the opportunities and rationale for positioning KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. in selected domestic and international rankings and competitions with respect to sustainable development.
  1. 1assumptions for the KGHM Climate Policy and key regulations that will directly and indirectly affect KGHM’s future operations,
  2. issues related to the modified approach to non-financial ESG reporting in KGHM and the KGHM Group,
  3. assumptions for the project of organizing the sustainable development function in KGHM POLSKA MIEDŹ S.A. and optimising the ESG reporting process,
  4. assumptions and key areas of implementation of the “Human Rights Policy in KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.” document,
  5. validation of ESG indicators of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. for 2021.

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