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JSW awarded industrial security certificate

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World Coal,

Jastrzebska Spólka Weglowa (JSW) is the first Polish hard coal mining company to receive industrial security certificates. As a result, JSW has joined the elite group of businesses holding a certificate issued by the Polish Homeland Security Agency (ABW).

“The certificate granted by the Homeland Security Agency confirms that Jastrzebska Spólka Weglowa applies the highest management standards. We are a producer of coking coal, which listed in the list of raw materials that are deemed critical for the EU economy. For us, it is a distinction and, at the same time, an obligation arising from the position of a company of strategic importance," said Tomasz Cudny, President of JSW SA.

The industrial security audit proceedings were aimed at determining whether the company has the ability to protect classified information in, among others, the following areas: finance, organisation and HR.

The certificate, issued on 28 March 2022, confirms the company's ability to ensure that classified information is protected from unauthorised disclosure in connection with performance of contracts or tasks. In addition, thanks to the received certificates, the company is able to apply to ABW for security clearance authorising access to national, EU and NATO classified information.

Level 3 Industrial Security Certificates issued by the Homeland Security Agency stating that Jastrzebska Spólka Weglowa S.A. has the ability to protect classified information of the:

  • Republic of Poland classified as TAJNE [SECRET].
  • EU classified as SECRET UE/EU SECRET.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization classified as NATO SECRET.
  • European Space Agency classified as ESA SECRET.

The certificates were issued for a period of seven years for classified information marked as TAJNE [SECRET] or its foreign equivalent, and for a period of 10 years for classified information marked as POUFNE [CONFIDENTIAL] or its foreign equivalent.

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