In Kiev passed rewarding of winners of National competition business - cases on the corporate social responsibility (CSR). RUSAL received a special distinction for the best model of introduction of practice of KSO in the nomination "Development of Local Community" (category "International Company").
The competition purpose - to show the best practicians of the companies in the field of corporate social responsibility. According to organizers, it is unique opportunity for the companies to exchange experience and ideas, and for society - to destroy a stereotype in perception of activity of business. For authorities such competition once again confirms existence of social responsible business in the country and serves as incentive for introduction of the principles of social responsibility in government institutions and the organizations.
On competition it was presented the 43rd business - a case. They were estimated by jury into which experts in KSO of Great Britain, the USA, Poland, Turkey, Belgium, Norway and Ukraine entered. Except the three first places winners in the special nominations were defined: "Human rights", "The labor relations", "Protection of the rights of consumers", "Development of local community", "Communications with KSO", "The social reporting" and "Environment protection".
On an awards ceremony there were representatives of the largest corporations of Ukraine, embassies, the state agencies, the public and international organizations, journalists. All cases presented on competition, were included in the book "Practicians of KSO of the Companies in Ukraine" which presentation took place within action.
Such competition of socially responsible companies best the practician took place in Ukraine for the first time. As his organizer the KSO Development Center acted.