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Polymetal's sustainability champion

Russian-focused gold miner Polymetal has scaled remarkable heights in recent years in terms of its sustainability record, in large part thanks to its chief sustainability officer, Daria Goncharova, who returned to the company in 2015 after a brief stint away, honing her skills. She sat down with Mining Journal recently to explain what has motivated her to this point and talk us through her next set of targets.

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Polymetal CSO Daria Goncharova is not finished pushing sustainability boundaries

Mining Journal: How did you get started in the mining industry?
 
Daria Goncharova: I was born and spent my early years in a coal mining community in Siberia, a region rich in natural resources.