10 February 2014 Preserve Your City
Rivneazot Allocated Over UAH 20 Million To Social ProjectsIn 2013, Rivneazot, part of OSTCHEM owned by Dmitry Firtash, allocated over UAH 20 million to social projects.
Under the Preserve Your City program initiated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash, Rivneazot provided charitable assistance to forty institutions and organizations in the region in 2013.
The enterprise supported preschool and secondary educational institutions, health and government institutions, social organizations, cultural institutions and sports clubs. Also the company allocated funds for the improvement of the city’s social infrastructure.
“And that's not the whole list of charitable initiatives of the enterprise. Providing financial assistance to various institutions and organizations, we do not forget about our employees,” said the Director of the social affairs department of Rivneazot Nikolay Boyko.
Thus, in 2013, Rivneazot allocated more than UAH 10 million to social support of its workers. Employees received financial assistance for child birth, conscription, treatment, burial. Financial support was also provided to large families.
The social initiatives of the Dmitry Firtash’s enterprises for the cities in which they are operating, designed to help local communities to improve the quality of life in mono-function cities – are one of the priorities of the Corporate Social Responsibility of Group DF and businesses within the group.
“For us it is important that every employee of the enterprise has not only comfortable working place, but also can realize their right to quality health care, nutrition, rest and free development of his personality. Additionally, the companies can not only pay taxes, but also take care about the welfare of the cities in which they are located. Projects under the corporate social responsibility program will continue to be a priority for the holding companies”, said the OSTCHEM General Director Oleksandr Khalin.
In addition, under the corporate social responsibility program Rivneazot compensated its employees the cost of health resort vouchers and prosthetic care. The company also funded the greetings with professional and public holidays for employees and retired pensioners.
In 2013, OSTCHEM’s Rivneazot spent over half a million hryvnia on the cultural and sports events and educational programs for employees.
In 2013, Rivneazot also allocated about UAH 300 thousand for the reconstruction of the Palace of Culture and Sports “Khimik”. The project includes reconstruction of the Palace exterior and the interior, as well as the arrangement of new rooms for sound technicians, lighting experts, and picture projection. The project also includes establishment of business center and express coffee bar. According to the plans, there also will be a reconstruction of all utility lines, as well as installation of an autonomous gas boiler for heating and hot water in the Khimik Palace.
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