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FESCO launching a contest of social projects addressing the most acute social problems of Primorye

29 January 2020

FESCO Transportation Group (the Group) is launching a contest of social projects “Sea of opportunities” (the Contest) as one of the elements of the local community support and development program under the updated strategy of corporate and social responsibility of FESCO.

The contest is aimed at establishing a partnership between business, authorities and society to find solutions to the most pressing social problems of Primorye. All socially oriented non-profit organizations (NPO), government and municipal institutions and volunteers among the Group’s employees are encouraged to participate. Organizations can apply for a grant up to 250 000 rubles, volunteers’ grant is up to 50 000 rubles.

The operator of the Contest is Razvitiye Autonomous Nonprofit Organization. Its professionals will help the participants with their applications, conduct training and provide support during projects’ implementation process.

More information about the conditions of participation and the contest provisions is available on the websites of the Group and Razvitiye ANO.

“One of the main challenges that we are facing as a socially responsible business is to contribute to the sustainable development of the local community of Primorye. We give the residents an additional opportunity to independently set the course for development while providing professional support and the necessary resources”, - said Konstantin Kolesnikov, Vice President for Human Resources of the Group.

The contest will be a breakthrough in corporate social responsibility programs in Primorye; it will help spread the best practices and develop a systematic approach for solving and preventing social problems in the region”? – said Svetlana Bazhenova, General Director of Razvitiye Autonomous Nonprofit Organization.

 

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