Metinvest Group won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at Platts Global Metals Awards 2017. This victory is a proof of the company’s commitment to principles of corporate social responsibility and world’s best business practices in HSE, and employee, business partner and community relations.
Among the winners of the Corporate Social Responsibility award are also Thyssenkrup AG, one of Germany’s largest industrial groups, and the American Novelis Inc., the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum.
Over ten years of business, Metinvest Group has implemented several thousands of community development projects that include initiatives on improving municipal infrastructure, healthcare and education, on cooperation with international funding organizations, introduction of contemporary formats of cooperation with communities, small and medium-size businesses, and municipalities. Social investments of the Group are strategic in nature and focused on long-term sustainable development of the cities where the company is present.
Platts is a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider. Finalists of Platts Global Metals Awards were selected by the independent international experts. Different categories were represented by over 100 nominees.
Yuriy Ryzhenkov, the CEO of Metinvest Group:
- I am thankful to the global industry community for recognizing our performance at the highest level. Now when Ukraine is going through difficult times, Metinvest Group remains faithful to its principles by staying focused on people, environment, and efficiency of our operations. Joint efforts of the entire Group and its shareholders in pursuing the company’s success, the development of cities and the country as a whole make it possible for us to build the responsible business and abide by our values.