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Main page Sustainable Development Observance of Human Rights

Observance of Human Rights

Rosneft strictly follows Russian law, the Social Charter of Russian Business and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It recognizes the importance and value of fundamental human rights and freedom declared by the UN, including freedom of association, recognition of the right to collective bargaining, employment rights, rights to a favorable environment, health protection, and rights of indigenous peoples.

In respect of the observance of human rights, the Company follows the requirements of the ILO and UN Global Compact.

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.

The Company expects all its business partners, suppliers and contractors to acknowledge fundamental human rights and freedoms and follow core human rights’ principles in their work, as well as Corporate Declaration on Human Rights for interacting with suppliers of goods, works and services.

The Company has required processes in force aimed at prompt responses to human rights complaints. The Security Hotline and Ethics Hotline are the key tools in this area. These hotlines are available both for the Company’s employees and for any other stakeholders’ representatives (written messages are accepted in all local languages used in the countries and regions where the Company operates). The Company guarantees confidentiality and security in relation to messages transmission. The employees can also contact experts on ethics working in almost all Group Subsidiaries on any ethical matter, including human rights aspects.

Check procedures are followed in respect of all facts, information on which is collected using specified feedback tools.