Zero tolerance for corruption GRI 205–2

Staff training and awareness raising on anti-corruption regulations

Russian Railways’ centralised system of mandatory anti-corruption training remains one of the key instruments for fostering zero tolerance culture, with the Company’s employees obliged to undertake relevant training once every three years.

In 2021, almost 50,000 employees completed relevant courses on Russian Railways' distance learning platform, including 42,597 people who took the general course and 6,613 people took a special course geared towards executives and employees whose responsibilities included anti-corruption activities. 510 employees of the Company responsible for anti-corruption activities upgraded their qualifications through an educational programme at the Law School of the Russian University of Transport (MIIT).

In addition to the above, the Company has a procedure in place requiring all employees to read and sign Russian Railways’ Code of Business Ethics, anti-corruption policy and other internal anti-corruption regulations when accepting employment and to get acquainted with any amendments thereto by reading and signing them in a hardcopy, digital Via the uniform automated document management system. or electronic format.