Today MMC Norilsk Nickel (Norilsk Nickel or the Company) launched its new corporate website www.norilsknickel.ru/en (or www.nornik.ru/en). The new orderly structured site designed in a more colorful and stylish fashion contains more sections dedicated to important areas of the Companys activities.
The primary reason for the website upgrade is the Companys commitment to implementing best corporate governance and information disclosure standards in its new capacity of a global player.
From now on website sections will feature detailed information about the Companys overseas operations including Stillwater Mining Company and assets in Finland, Australia, South Africa and Botswana to reflect the global scale of MMC Norilsk Nickels activities and its presence in the worlds major mining and metal production regions.
Investor Relations section was substantially expanded and its key content is now displayed on the main page for better user convenience. Subsections about the Companys securities offer more information including not only reports on current market value of MMC Norilsk Nickels shares but also the historical trade curves. A new Investor Calculator service helps calculate the current return on the Companys shares.
In conformity with globally accepted practices, Sustainable Development section provides data that contribute to comprehensive understanding of the social responsibility principles applied by the Company and describes Norilsk Nickels major projects aimed at reducing environmental impact of its production operations.
For additional user convenience the main page has a special module with links to all key internet resources of the Company: corporate magazine and blog, Norilsk Nickel sports website, childrens resource Nickelca and Job and Career section.
According to Elena Kovaleva, Director of Public Relations Department, Norilsk Nickel, Russias major public miner and metal producer, has always demonstrated the highest level of informational openness and transparency. Expert RA agency and MICEX in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers named the previous version of the Companys website the industrys best resource in 2007.
«The high appreciation of our achievements will not keep us from setting even higher standards and improving the informational toolkit of the Company. This is why we upgraded the website to make it a more convenient and useful resource for all persons interested in learning more about MMC Norilsk Nickel,» Elena Kovaleva said.
The new corporate site of MMC Norilsk Nickel was developed by Aplex Company.