Human rights

The Company recognizes the importance of respecting and observing the fundamental human rights proclaimed by the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

As an international company conducting business projects in countries with different political systems and cultural traditions, TATNEFT presumes that everyone should have all the rights and freedoms set forth therein without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, age, language, religion, political or other convictions, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status, including the right to work, the right to a favorable environment, the rights of indigenous minorities and special population groups, etc.

  • The Company strives to adhere to the basic principles in the field of labor relations and environmental protection enshrined in the conventions of the UN and the International Labor Organization (ILO).
  • The Company does not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.
  • The Company respects the rights of each employee to collective representation, including labor unions, while excluding any possibility of an atmosphere that is hostile, humiliating, or insulting for human dignity.
  • The Company assumes the obligations in respect of rights to a healthy environment and safe work and intends to implement all the available and feasible measures to prevent occupational injuries and diseases of personnel, accidents and to mitigate any •consequences thereof.
  • The Company supports the preservation of the national and cultural identity of the people living in regions of the Company’s operation.
  • The company recognizes and respects the rights of trade unions, •including those enshrined in the ILO core conventions:
    • the right of each employee to be represented by a trade union organization of his/her own choice and the fundamental trade union rights relating to the freedom of association and the right of employees to organize trade unions as well as the right to collective bargaining;
    • exclusion of any form of forced or compulsory labor;
    • actual exclusion of child labor;
    • promoting and ensuring equal opportunities and treatment for the employees, including equal compensation for women and men for work of equal value, and nondiscrimination in employment and occupation.
Respect for human rights in the Company

Evaluation of the Company’s human rights activities is carried out in the process of analyzing aspects and preparing a report on sustainable development. The main guidelines for monitoring the observance of human rights:

  • compliance with legal requirements;
  • internal audit in terms of compliance with corporate procedures and standards for areas of activity;
  • carrying out procedures for assessing the environmental impact of production activities and the impact of industrial safety and labor protection measures;
  • interaction with the Trade Union Organization and monitoring the implementation of the Collective Agreement;
  • feedback analysis including that as part of the hotline.

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