Local communities

Uralchem Company implements social and charitable programs aimed at supporting the population in all regions of its operation. The holding's enterprises build reliable and mutually beneficial relationships with local communities, study the current needs of people, and form long-term projects based on the feedback received.

Uralchem's charitable activities to support the local population include the following programs:

  • Uralchem for the Children: Assisting preschool institutions, orphanages and schools, children's sports clubs, associations, and charitable foundations; facilitating children's recreation, other activities and projects aimed at improving health, education, and leisure activities for children
  • Uralchem for the Veterans: Providing aid to veterans of the Great Patriotic War, military operations, and labor; people with limited abilities; veteran organizations; foundations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, holding activities dedicated to the Victory Day, etc.
  • Uralchem for the Regions: Developing the urban environment – roads, landscaping, transport, planting trees and vegetation, environmental events, subbotniks (community work days), and other regional-level events
  • Uralchem for the Education and Science: Assisting universities, research funding, School – University – Enterprise program, various career guidance events
  • Uralchem for the Cultural Traditions: Assisting museums, temples, assisting facilitators of concerts, exhibitions, federal-level festivals, events in the field of culture and art
  • Uralchem for the Sport: Supporting various sports federations, sports schools, holding championships, and other competitions

Our approach to engaging with local communities

The company's activities in the field of charity are carried out in accordance with the federal laws of the Russian Federation "On Charitable Activities and Charitable Organizations" and "On Advertising", and are regulated by Uralchem’s Policy of Charitable and Sponsorship Activities.

The document reflects the main goals and principles used to determine the efficiency of spending on charitable and social projects.

If they have any questions, the company's employees and other interested parties can call Uralchem’s hotline 8-800-250-28-98 or contact the company’s official accounts in social networks.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING CHILDREN

As part of the Uralchem for the Children program, the company cooperates with preschool organizations and schools, takes a direct part in organizing citywide and topical events, and provides comprehensive support to children's clubs and associations.

In 2021, Uralchem sponsored the Gift to an Angel foundation, the main goal of which is to help children with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Since 2010, with the support of the KCKK Branch, kindergartens have been renovated in Kirovo-Chepetsk, and new corporate preschool groups have been opened. Cooperation with the schools of the city and the district is developing in terms of the implementation of educational projects, sponsorship, and participation in the company's sponsorship competitions.

VMF JSC finances the Voskresensk Social Rehabilitation Center for minors in the village of Khorlovo and the Khorlovskaya boarding school for children with disabilities. With the participation of the enterprise, new playgrounds were installed on the territory of educational institutions. Educational and didactic materials and teaching equipment were purchased for ANO Equal Opportunities.

On a long-term basis, PMU Branch has been providing comprehensive assistance and support to one of the schools in the region. Its main peculiarity is an in-depth study of subjects of a sociological and environmental profile.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING VETERANS

Charitable program Uralchem for the Veterans includes care for retired employees and sponsored veterans' organizations. The company pays labor veterans quarterly allowance, deals with health issues, organizes leisure and various activities.

KCKK Branch annually allocates funds to finance the Kirovo-Chepetsk branch of the Russian Union of Veterans of Afghanistan and the Kirovo-Chepetsk City Council of War, Labor, Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Veterans of the Kirov Region.

VMF JSC provides financial aid to the Council of Veterans of the Voskresensk Department of Internal Affairs and the Voskresensk branch of the Russian Red Cross.

All enterprises of the Uralchem holding allocate funds to their veteran organizations, which include from 400 to 2,500 people. This includes monthly compensation, compensation for operations and checkups, purchase of medicines, treatment in sanatoriums and resorts, cultural and sports events.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING REGIONS

As part of the program Uralchem for the Regions, the company is developing the regions where it operates. Every year, the holding allocates funds for the improvement of the urban environment, landscaping, road repairs, participates in the organization of community work days and environmental events.

Since 2019, Uralchem has been a sponsor of the Special Fund for the Protection of Amur Tigers, aiming to preserve and increase the population of this rare species.

In 2021, the company transferred 296 apartments for employees of the Kirov Region's public sector. Every year, KCKK Branch and municipalities sign agreements on social partnership. The company provides financial support in the implementation of social projects, holds promotions and flash mobs with the involvement of local residents. Together with the Government of the Kirov Region, the company sponsors educational institutions of the city and federal projects, allocates funds for projects to support local initiatives and the development of civil society, thematic events, and city holidays.

In 2021 as part of a social partnership, VMF JSC provided financial assistance in organizing a summer festival, supported a local hospital and a charity project to create a memorial to the Voskresensk volunteers of the Moscow People's Militia.

Azot Branch initiates many citywide socially significant projects, develops the League of Leaders youth movement to help needy citizens and veterans of the branch. The enterprise sponsors the cultural and sports center Azot, which is open to all residents of Berezniki. In 2021, the branch and the administration of Berezniki signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

Uralchem’s separate charity program is dedicated to the development of educational projects and scientific achievements. Enterprises purchase equipment for conducting classes in schools, award winners of various specialized competitions.

In 2021, with the help of VMF JSC, furniture was purchased and a gym was renovated for one of the Voskresensk schools. Uralchem specialists regularly participate in open lessons in chemistry and ecology for schoolchildren and preschool kids.

Supporting and implementing projects in the field of studying and teaching chemistry, the PMU Branch annually awards winners and laureates of Olympiads in this field.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING CULTURAL TRADITIONS

As part of the program Uralchem for the Cultural Traditions, the company promotes spiritual growth and education of young people, and their familiarization with culture.

Under the auspice of VMF JSC, military field training, patriotic festivals and games are held, funds are allocated for the creation of literary works.

Every year the holding provides assistance to religious organizations in the Perm Territory, in particular, Azot Branch provides support to various denominations.

URALCHEM SUPPORTING SPORTS

Uralchem actively develops sports projects at the federal and regional levels, maintains sports facilities, and invites international sports stars to hold master classes and tournaments for amateurs and professionals.

For 10 years, the company has been the general sponsor of the Russian swimming team, providing financial support to the Russian Swimming Federation, and monitoring the success of Russian swimmers. Also in 2021, part of the funds was allocated to sponsor the Federation of Powerboating.

Within the scope of the Champion's Mission project, Uralchem organizes business visits of sports legends to the regions where the company operates, and contributes to increasing interest in physical education and a sports lifestyle.

Every year, KCKK Branch helps in organizing and holding competitions in boxing, ice hockey, Greco-Roman wrestling, judo, football, and swimming.

PMU and Azot Branches finance the local swimming federations in the Perm Territory. In 2021, the athletes of the national team won 44 medals at regional, national and international competitions.

In 2021, VMF JSC also acted as a partner of the international children's swimming tournament Golden Ring Cup.