Russian Copper Company Wins Corporate Charity Leaders Contest

18 December 2017 (16:56)

UrBC, Chelyabinsk, December 18, 2017. Russian Copper Company won a special prize in the All-Russian Corporate Charity Leaders Contest, the company press service reports.

This year’s event was coordinated by the Donors’ Forum Association, PwC, and the newspaper Vedomosti. The final ceremony took place in Moscow on December 13, 2017. Russian Copper Company received a special Vedomosti Prize for Greatest Progress. The award is given to companies with the most considerable achievements in the field of charity work and consistent social policy in a given year.

‘Charity work and proactive social policy have always made up a big part of Russian Copper Company’s activity in the territories where its member companies operate. Every year, we both increase our funding for these projects goes up and make them more efficient. The Corporate Charity Leaders Award is an acknowledgment of the right course of action on our part,’ says the company Vice President for HR & Social Responsibility Anna Shabarova.

This year, Russian Copper Company implemented a number of social projects relating to sports and promotion of a healthier lifestyle, urban development, and arts and culture. Over 6,000 children from Southern Urals-based schools took part in The Strongest School Kid Contest, Change Your Town for The Better Project, Theater Cast, and a stand-up comedy competition. The Strongest School Kid Contest, a large-scale multiathlon for elementary school children that took place for the 3d time this year, was the first-prize winner in the national Russia’s Best Social Projects Program.

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