For EuRoPol GAZ s.a., protection of the environment is, besides the safe work environment, the crucial foundation on which the company builds its policy. The Company operates equipment and systems of the SGT system so that to limit adverse effects on the natural environment and in the same time it seeks optimisation of energetic raw materials’ consumption as well as improves awareness of its personnel in the area of environment protection.
Each year EuRoPol GAZ s.a. invests significant amounts of money into projects designed to develop capabilities of reducing detrimental effects on the environment. Special attention is being paid to make the Company’s resources and policies compliant with current regulations and standards related to environmental protection.
Caring for the environment is an important tradition of our Company. From the very beginning of EuRoPol GAZ s.a.’s existence the Company’s authorities have been placing enormous emphasis on adherence to ecological standards and recommendations. Our environment-friendly policy of doing business has been visible in every phase of the gas pipeline building process, starting from design assumptions, through implementation of the project up to the operation phase.
A proof of effectiveness of activities we have been undertaking to protect the environment is the certificate granted to our company that confirms both deployment and an adherence to the Integrated Quality, Occupational Safety and Environment Protection Management based on the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards.
Information for the public, made according to Art. 261a item 1 of the Environment Protection Law
EuRoPol GAZ s.a. as the owner of the compressor stations has been participating in the Emission Trading System since 2008. Moreover, our compressor stations are covered by the National Implementation Measures for the period of 2013 – 2020 (so called Phase III).
In the environment protection aspect, EuRoPol GAZ s.a. does not limit its activities to conducting of actions related only to operation of the system of transit pipelines. A continuous improvement of the personnel’s environmental awareness is extremely important in everyday functioning of our Company.
Obtaining the certificate is undoubtedly the evidence that in our activities related to gas transport and maintenance of the SGT’s technical infrastructure we have been meeting all requirements arising from decisions, permits and licenses we hold as well from relevant legal regulations, also in the area of environmental protection.
EuRoPol GAZ s.a.’s understanding of its relations with a local community is broader than just the business obligations required by the law. The company supports local projects with a great satisfaction, especially in the areas where the Polish part of the Yamal gas pipeline runs through and where the five compressor stations are located. We notice local initiatives that have a positive effect on quality of life of local communities and built a regional social identity. Thank to that we discover outstanding people and great places. We strengthen our ties with local communities because we feel we are one of their members. We are a responsible neighbour who contributes to growth of the community in which he functions every day.
Exemplary institutions and social initiatives supported by EuRoPol GAZ s.a.:
Association of the Olimp Ciechanów's Football Academy
Powiśle Social Foundation based in Warsaw
International Indoor Baseball Tournament in Działdowo
Nationwide Poland Swimming Championship of STO Schools in Ciechanów