United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

From Russia with Love: A national Chapter on the Global CSR Agenda
The research was initiated by RUSAL company and supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers Russia and UNDP Office in the Russian Federation.

The goal of the research was to conduct a thorough analysis and to compare practices in the field of CSR of Russian and international transnational corporations, as well as assess whether or not these practices are mature enough in the Russian Federation, and their role in the development of companies and the achievement of their strategic objectives. The study was also intended to identify immediate objectives, which Russian transnational corporations will have to resolve in order to consolidate their positions in world market. The work was conducted in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit.

In the course of this global research, 258 high level managers of companies have been surveyed in Russia and in other countries with speedy developing economies and in developed countries. Also, twenty in-depth interviews have been conducted with representatives of the companies and the experts in sustainable development.

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