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17.12.2012 Annual Meeting of the UN Global Compact Network Russia took place in Moscow

On December 17, the annual meeting of the UN Global Compact Network Russia took place in Moscow. The annual meeting reviewed the Networks progress in the current year and defined the most important Networks activity areas for 2013.


Andrey Galaev, Chairman of Steering Committee of the UN Global Compact Network Russia, CEO of Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. welcomed the meeting participants. The world develops rapidly, new requirements and calls for responsible business come up and develop; therefore, standards are improved. Global Compact responds to these changes and directs its participants to apply these new standards, said Andrey Galaev.


Companies representatives who coordinated the Networks major activity areas, including human rights, labor relations and environmental protection made their presentations. Elena Feoktistova, Deputy Chairman of Steering Committee of the UN Global Compact Network Russia,Director of the RSPP Corporate Social Responsibility and Nonfinancial Statements Center informed the meeting participants about the latest trends in corporate social responsibility in Russia in 2012.


The annual meeting elected six members of the UN Global Compact Network Russia Steering Committee for 2013, including five company representatives and one NGO. Three members, including one representative of the business association Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), one UN representative (UNDP), and one representative of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia are permanent.


At the end of the annual meeting, the exhibition of non-financial reports of UN Global Compact Network Russia participants took place.


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