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LW Bogdanka a winner in a prestigious Deloitte Central European Sustainability Report Award competition

LW Bogdanka, the most modern and most efficient bituminous coal mine in Poland, belonging to Enea Group, one of the leaders of the Polish energy market, won in Deloitte Central European Sustainability Report Award 2016 competition (colloquially known as Green Frog Award – GFA) for 2015 Integrated Report.

5 countries took part in this year's Deloitte Central European Sustainability Report Award competition: Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania and Hungary. Altogether, 65 reports were submitted in the national stages, of which 13 went further to the regional stage, and 5 competed for the first place.

Bogdanka’s integrated report was awarded for strong connection between CSR areas and performance data which demonstrate the reason why specific ratios were selected. The jury appreciated the thorough understanding by the company of the relation between conducting business operations and human rights, especially from the perspective of performing mining operations. LW Bogdanka was distinguished also for the method of describing the dialogue with stakeholders before undertaking the investment which, in the jury’s assessment, testifies of a mature approach to the corporate social responsibility. 

A ceremony of granting awards and distinctions took place on 19 April 2017 during the conference entitled “Responsible business operations in the light of new regulations relating to non-financial data disclosure obligation” in the Ministry of Development in Warsaw.

Green Frog Award 2016 is another award for Bogdanka for 2015 Integrated Report. In 2016 LW Bogdanka received the Main Award and the Award of the Minister of Development in the 10th jubilee edition of Social Reports competition organised by Responsible Business Forum and Deloitte.

Green Frog Award was initiated in Hungary in 2009 and gradually extended its reach with next states in the Central Europe.

– The principles of the corporate social responsibility has been for many years an integral part of Bogdanka’s development strategy, and we take that issue extremely seriously. Also in the strategy until 2025 published this year this area has a great importance. Therefore, we are glad that the jury of Deloitte Central European Sustainability Report Award 2016 competition appreciated these elements in our report which, in their opinion, testify of a mature approach towards CSR. Responsible business operations are appreciated also by other stakeholders, including the capital market environment - for 7 years Bogdanka has been listed on a prestigious RESPECT Index, gathering companies listed on the main market of WSE which to the highest extent satisfy the requirements as regards the environmental protection, development activity and security of employees and local environments, and corporate governance as well, information governance and investor relations – said Krzysztof Szlaga, president of Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka.

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