PAO Severstal, one of the world's largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces an increase in financial support for cultural institutions. In 2021, the company will additionally allocate 23 million rubles for these purposes. Among the partners of the company who will be provided with additional support are regional and federal museums and cultural institutions, as well as the Golden Mask theater festival.
Severstal promotes the development of cities and regions of its presence, solving social problems, in practice principles of social responsibility. We are convinced that in this difficult time for cultural institutions, which during the pandemic were forced to close their doors to visitors and reformat under the new conditions, it is important to provide additional support. After all, it is education, a touch of art and spiritual enrichment that allow us to go through difficult times and look to the future with optimism, ”commented Natalya Poppel, Advisor to the CEO of Severstal Management on sustainable development.
Severstal for many years For years, he has been actively involved in solving social problems, investing a significant amount of funds in improving the quality of life of the population, in improving cities, modernizing health care facilities, education, in support of culture and sports. The amount of Severstal's social and charitable investments in Severgroup in 2020 amounted to about RUB 5 billion.
social responsibility (CSR) fully meets the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This document was adopted in 2015 by world leaders at the historic United Nations summit in New York. Severstal has identified six top-priority UN Sustainable Development Goals, one of which is Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements.