The report is being published since 2008 on the initiative of the chairman of the council Vladimir Potanin. Leading Russian and foreign practitioners and corporate governance researchers from the Organization for Economic
Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, VTB Bank, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and other institutions contributed to this report.
The Master of Sport Administration course, run by the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU), has been placed the second best European course in the 2017 by SportBusiness International Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings.
Speaking at the International Arctic Forum, the company's senior vice president Larisa Zelkova said: «Traditionally, the company invests in the social structures of the territories where it operates. Over the past five years, we have been actively developing grant and competitive programs in Norilsk and the Kola Peninsula. In addition, the company pays attention to the development of social entrepreneurship - the Academy of Social Entrepreneurship, the provision of interest-free loans for social projects».
The Tretyakov Gallery launched a
long-term project to expand its Art Patrons and Donors Program. The program emphasizes filling in the gaps in its 20th — 21st century collection. The first donation under this program is the Potanin Foundation’s gift of «Painting and Audience», a large-format masterpiece by a leading contemporary artist, Erik Bulatov (born in 1933).
Interros Detailed History
Since its very inception, Interros has been a force shaping the business climate, and an active participant in establishing ethical business practices in the new Russia. Interros operates in almost all sectors of the Russian economy: finance, machine building, mining, energy generation, oil and gas, construction and utilities, sports and tourism, media, logistics and infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and light industry.
Olga Voitovich, Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Board
Ms. Voitovich, the Director of the Legal Department and a member of the Management Board of Interros, has been working in the legal field since 1993. She graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University's College of Law in 1994. In 2005, she received an MBA from the Institute of Business Studies, Moscow. Before joining Interros, from 2002 to 2003, Ms. Voitovich was the Deputy Director of the Legal Department of AK SIBUR, a Russian gas processing and petrochemical company headquartered in Moscow. She began at Interros in 2003 in the Legal Department as the Deputy Head of the Contract Law Section, a position she held until 2004. That year she became the head of the Legal Department at Integrated Financial Systems, where she worked until 2005. From 2004 to 2010, she sat on the Board of Directors of OPIN. She was also the CEO of Invest Grant from 2005 to 2006. From 2008 to 2012, she served as the Executive Director of the non-profit Contemporary History Foundation, a position she held concurrently with her other professional activities. In 2007, Ms. Voitovich became the First Deputy Director of the Interros Legal Department, and in 2010 she was promoted to Department Head. Since 2015, Ms. Voitovich is Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Board
Interros President Vladimir Potanin and three other Russian philanthropists received France’s highest decoration, for donating an important collection of contemporary Soviet and Russian art to the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
Nornickel has received the award for environmental responsibility at the
All-Russia Contest «Leaders of Russian Business: Dynamics and Responsibility 2016» organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP
The Vladimir Potanin Foundation received the 5th Anniversary Award of the Art Newspaper Russia for achievements in the arts in the Personal Contribution category. Together with art collectors and artists, the Foundation received the award for a joint project with the Pompidou Center in Paris: Collection! Contemporary Art in the USSR and Russia 1950–2000.
Vladimir Potanin informed President Vladimir Putin about Norilsk Nickel’s 2016 performance and the company’s current operations. Norilsk Nickel embarked on a long-term development program that will last through 2023. Once implemented, it will lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of ore, and will almost double company's enrichment volumes. By 2023 Norilsk Nickel plans to reduce air pollutant emissions by 75 percent. Norilsk Nickel will create three thousand additional jobs to make sure that the upgrades do not lead to social tensions. That will require approximately 1 trillion rubles of investments, 250 billion of which will go towards environmental protection programs.
The Visitor Center of the Pasvik State Nature Reserve, Murmansk District, has opened its doors. The project, financed by Norilsk Nickel, took several years to complete. The investment totaled 77.5 million rubles