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Yury Blagov

PhD in Economics, professor of the Department of Strategic and International Management at the St. Petersburg State University, director of the of the «Project Management for Social Entrepreneurs», director of the PwC Center for Corporate Social Responsibility. Author of more than 50 publications in Russian and English. Member of the Expert council on the corporate transparency of Russian companies research (Russian Regional Network on Integrated Reporting), Expert council on the social entrepreneurship...

John Elkington

... alternatively, Prosperity). In 1987, with Julia Hailes and Tom Burke, he co-founded SustainAbility, a think tank and consultancy that works with businesses through markets in the pursuit of economic, social and environmental sustainability. In 2009, a CSR International survey of the Top 100 CSR leaders placed John fourth: after Al Gore, Barack Obama and the late Anita Roddick of the Body Shop, and alongside Muhammad Yunus of the Grameen Bank.

Larisa Ovchinnikova

... Moscow State Law University graduate. Managing Director of the Institutional Development Department of the State Corporation "Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)". Supervises Vnesheconombank participation in CSR and sustainability initiatives, as well as management and institutional development of the Russian Global Compact Local Network on behalf on the Vhesheconombank, which has been chairing the Network from 2013. Many years of experience in geography,...

Elena Feoktistova

Graduated the economy department and post-doc studies from Lomonosov Moscow State University. Work at the Ministry of Social Protection of the Russian Federation, held a position of a department director, collegial member of the Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation, coordinated a World Bank project ‘Facilitating Structural Transformation of the Social Protection System’. Member of the Russian Tri-lateral Commission on managing social and labour relations, Co-chair of the Commission Working...

Integration of the Business Social Mission in Corporate Communications

... Russia, the representative office of the world's largest institute of marketing effectiveness, together with the Russian national network of the Global Compact. There communications, marketing and PR specialists, sustainable development professionals, CSR managers, directors of strategy and sustainable development of global and Russian leading companies gathered in order to: - discuss how the trend for responsibility and sustainability affects business and, therefore, corporate PR and marketing in ...

Workshop “Integration of the Social Mission of Business in Communications. Evaluating Efficiency"

... Global Compact - an international UN initiative for business in the field of sustainable development. At one site, they will gather, on the one hand, communications, marketing and PR specialists, and on the other, sustainable development professionals, CSR managers, directors of strategy and sustainable development of global and Russian leading companies, in order to: Workshop targets: · Discuss how responsibility trends affect business and marketing in Russia · Be inspired by the world's best marketing ...

Corporate Social Responsibility: Practices of the Russian Regions

... opportunities for increasing transparency and promoting responsible business ideas. Maxim Ivanov, Deputy General Director for Regional Policy and Corporate Projects of Kola MMC JSC, showed on the example of Norilsk Nickel that important in achieving CSR goals are annual investments in the development of the regions of presence: “The main idea that drives our CSR is that employees of the company are residents of the territories. We realize that the cities of presence are single-industry towns, and ...

Long Week – Meaningful Results. Sustainable Development Week 2018 is over

... forming an integrated management thinking focused at search and enforcing sustainability strategies based on values shared by business and society. The thematic direction ‘Education and Certification’ included educational programmes and workshops, ‘CSR and sustainability schools’, international certifications on management systems, project management and sustainability reporting. Out of the key events of the direction there were: certification programme ‘GRI Standards. Sustainability reporting’,...

One day is not enough! SDGs at RANEPA Summer Campus 2018

Sustainable Development Day at RANEPA Summer Campus has become a good tradition for Russian Global Compact Local Network. It started last year as several expert speeches and this year transformed into interactive session including expert panel discussion with lectures and team work. Plenary discussion held by business representatives and experts from SUMAS allowed participants to figure out what were SDGs, why and which steps responsible business had already made for their achievement, how...

Business and SDGs. Youth quiz-hackathon

On June 13 Deloitte and YOUNG GROUP SOCIAL (contest moderator) assisted the Russian Global Compact Local Network in holding new format of events for the support of the youth contest «Impact of Business. Local solutions to global problems». Quiz-hackathon participants discussed SDGs as global program and local agenda for business. Does the business really need SDGs? Which new opportunities do the SDGs offer to business, society and the planet? What do the business practice and responsible companies...

Vedomosti. Practice: Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility of Business

... Marriott Moscow Grand Hotel. Participants interested in the topic of involving business in the sustainable development processes and practical promotion of responsible business practice in Russia – representatives of public authorities, directors, CSR and sustainability managers, heads of communications, PR-, GR-, HR- and IR-department, development functions of Russian and international companies. The discussion was built upon the issues of global and local informational openness of companies in ...

Elena Feoktistova. Farther away from the brink

... of life for more than a decade are more obvious and understandable. The agenda is becoming wider. And more and more companies are talking about their turn to the subject of sustainable development. Does this mean that they have outgrown the level of CSR, reached a new level? I would not oppose. I think this is a question of some misunderstanding and artificial division of terms. Corporate responsibility - corporate social responsibility - is not a social activity, but a responsibility to society ...

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SPIEF-2018: Accepting and Understanding Responsibility

The programmatic motto of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which took place in Saint Petersburg on 24-26 May 2018 has become the one that UN Global Compact Local Network in Russia can call its own slogan - "Building an economy of trust". Photo source: https://inforeactor.ru/region/spb/139177-stali-izvestny-klyuchevye-temy-pmef-2018-v-peterburge This direct connection of values ​​was reflected not only in the concept, but also in the Forum program, which more than...

Larisa Ovchinnikova. Business needs to learn how to use Global Compact as an instrument of sustainable development

Today business is considered responsible if it encourages positive impacts through their activities on the environment, stakeholders, consumers and communities apart from making profit and using resources in its own interests. POSITION IN GLOBAL COMPACT Chair of the Board of the Association ‘National Network of the Global Compact’ PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Expert in the sphere of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculties of geography...

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Nornickel Drafting New CSR Report Following UN GC Priorities

MMC Norilsk Nickel retains leadership not only on the market of mining and metal production but also among Russian companies claiming their commitment to sustainable development goals. Confirming its commitment to the ideas of value management and responsible corporate behavior and considering best international practices, Nornickel joined the UN Global Compact in 2016. In this regards the company has launched the procedure of reconsidering the corporate social responsibility report in line with...

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Joining the Global Compact Network Russia – the Association “National Network of the Global Compact” – opens for the UN Global Compact participants additional opportunities – those mentioned above and stated below.