In 2020, Inter RAO continued its work on the effective implementation of charity projects and the advancement of best practices to the companies of the Group to solve social problems in certain regions.
|1 525 376||Number of people, who received aid in 2020.|
The Group's charity policy in selecting projects is determined by the following principles:
- Targeted orientation
Allocation of money and other funds to an individual or legal entity for specific purposes with subsequent control of their intended expenditure.
Achieving a specific result, including influencing the principal activity (supporting corporate values, contributing to the implementation of the Strategy, etc.).
Evaluation of programs and projects in terms of their social effectiveness and compliance with the goals, priorities, and principles of charity and sponsorship activities.
Achieving the intended results using the smallest amount of funds.
Implementation of charity and sponsorship projects in territories, where the Company has production, commercial, or other interests relating to business development.
- Long-term benefits
Investment in the future of those regions that the Company considers promising in terms of business development.
- Availability and transparency
Ensuring a transparent and effective system for monitoring of intended expenditure.
PJSC Inter RAO actively participates in the economic and social life of all regions of its presence not limiting its participation to one-time donations but pursuing a policy of comprehensive social responsibility with a mandatory condition of complete transparency. Projects in the following seven areas are traditionally supported and implemented:
- Support for industry veterans, veterans, and disabled veterans of combat operations.
- Support of society strata exposed to social risks.
- Support of educational and healthcare institutions and grassroots and youth sports facilities.
- Support of environment protection organizations and ecological reserves.
- Support for artists.
- Support of cultural events.
- Financing of sites of historical and cultural value.
In 2020, the priority was given to projects to help fight the pandemic in Russia and abroad and also the projects aimed at support of educational and healthcare institutions and grassroots and youth sports facilities. In addition, serious attention was paid to the support of industry veterans, veterans and disabled veterans of combat operations.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the difficult economic situation in the country and around the world in 2020, Inter RAO managed to adapt to the new realities and continued to work on implementing all its planned social investment projects.
Due to the difficult epidemiological situation associated with the spread of COVID-19 in 2020, the Group paid special attention to providing assistance to combat the pandemic both in Russia and abroad.
Its projects included:
- Participation in the ‘Pandemic 2020’ social program to support lowincome families with children in Krasnodar.
- Purchase of PPE (medical masks, protective suits, and disinfectants) and the provision of support to the Yaroslavl Region.
- Purchase of food packages for people over 65 who found themselves in a difficult life situation due to the spread of COVID-19 in the Moscow Region.
- Measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Tula Region and to provide social support for residents of the region who found themselves in difficult life situations.
- Purchase of medical equipment, protective equipment, and two cars for the clinic of the Gusinoozyorskaya Central Regional Hospital in the Republic of Buryatia.
- Support for socially significant health programs to purchase PPE in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Tomsk.
- Assistance in implementing a project to build an infectious diseases hospital in Saratov.
- Purchase of food packages for needy residents in the Republic of Bashkortostan.
- Purchase of PPE for children’s hospitals and provision of support to doctors and other medical personnel in Lithuania.
- Assistance in combating the spread of COVID-19 in Moldavia.
Scope of socially beneficial investments
|Number of charity projects implemented||305||300||276||-8%|
|Number of recipients, people||1 149 134||1 158 685||1 525 376||31.6%|
Sustainable Development Goal
Focuses of charity
- Support for vulnerable social groups;
- Support for industry veterans, war veterans and disabled veterans.
- Support for healthcare institutions;
- Promoting the development of grassroots and youth sports.
- Support of educational institutions;
- Support of cultural events;
- Assistance to cultural figures;
- Funding for sites with historical and cultural value.
- Support for environmental organizations;
- assistance to nature reserves and nature protection areas.