Social responsibility


To Russian Towers, social responsibility is an integral part of the business development strategy and upholding of the business reputation. We consider the contribution to the social development, public assistance to child patients, providing support in the field of education, science, culture, and art to be the key focus areas in the field of social responsibility.

 

  • Team

The employees of Russian Towers, top-class skilled professionals, are the main asset of the company. The high level of competence and teamwork are the foundation of our success.

Russian Towers sets a high value on its staff, providing people with a competitive compensation package which consists of a decent salary, medical insurance, corporate mobile communications, and other benefits.


Social support of employees

Social programs of Russian Towers are a part of the compensation package together with the monetary reward. 

The social benefit and warranty system includes the following:

·         Voluntary medical insurance;

·         Insurance of life and health of key employees and top management;

·         Corporate mobile communications;

·         Benefits paid to employees on special occasions (birth of a child, registration of marriage, death of a close relative).


Investments into staff development

Russian Towers develops and organizes corporate training programs for regular professional development of its employees. Such programs are formed with due account for strategic tasks of the company and results of the estimate of administrative and professional competence of the employees. We apply various modes of study, including seminars, training sessions, electronic courses, and individual practice.

The company organizes corporate exercises aimed at team building, the increase of the loyalty level, demonstration of the acknowledgment of labour achievements of employees, relieving of stress, development of physical culture, adaptation of new employees, and strengthening of the corporate values.

Appraisal of labour conditions

In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Law as of 28 December 2013 No. 426-FZ “On Special Appraisal of Labour Conditions” and by the Order of the Ministry of Labour of Russia as of 24 January 2014 No. 33n “On Approval of the Method for Conducting the Special Appraisal of Labour Conditions, Classifier of Harmful and (or) Hazardous Occupational Factors, Form of the Report on the Special Appraisal of Labour Conditions and Filling Instruction” in June 2017, Russian Towers conducted a the special appraisal of labor conditions (SALC).

Following the results of the SALC, the working areas were assigned class 2 (admissible).

 

  • Education 

Russian Towers Group of Companies being the leader of the telecom infrastructure independent operator market pays great attention to the research and technological development and building of the professional workforce capacity in its activities.

Within the framework of this trend, we cooperate with a number of Russian higher educational institutions, and students get an opportunity to participate in projects of our company.

 

  • Charity

The implementation of charity programs is one the key areas of Russian Towers in support of the society. Within the framework of the charity strategy, the primary focus of the social and charity policy of the company is on the support of child health and healthcare, training and education, culture, creative work, and development.


“Helping Together” charity program

In 2016 Russian Towers began to cooperate with several charity funds and established the “Helping Together” charity program.

“Helping Together” is the charity program of Russian Towers which is aimed at assisting seriously ill child patients who need high-technology treatment. The money required for such treatment is sent both from the company’s account and as a result of transfers of personal funds of the employees.

Over the duration of the “Helping Together” program, we managed to help nine children to get back to the full life.

Cultural  heritage 

Within the framework of its charity program, Russian Towers Group of Companies supports the development of cultural projects and preservation of the cultural heritage of Russia.

In 2016, the garden square around the monument to the famous Russian anthropologist and traveller N.N. Mikloukho-Maclay in his native town of Okulovka, Novgorod Region was renovated, and in 2017 Russian Towers presented the N.N. Mikloukho-Maclay museum with high-technology equipment.

Guardianship

Since 2017, Russian Towers serves as a guardian to a female South African giraffe that lives in the Moscow Zoo.

Thanks to the care and charity support of Russian Towers, the animal is provided with adequate nutrition and comfortable life in the new territory of the zoo.

The employees of the company can go to the zoo with their children and get familiarized with the life of animals using a special guardian card.

In May 2017, the employees of the company and their children were invited to the Guardian’s Day which was organized by the Moscow Zoo for representatives of sponsoring companies. The employees and their families enjoyed communicating with animals and learned many interesting facts about the life of giraffes and their neighbours.

 

  • Protection of the environment

In its activities, Russian Towers is guided by the requirements of the nature conservation laws and intends to minimize any adverse effect on the environment.  

Our environmental initiatives:

·        Environmentally safe infrastructure:  

Russian Towers regularly monitors the ecological safety of its telecom infrastructure facilities.

·         Electronic document management:   

In its work, to ensure the cooperation between clients and partners, Russian Towers implements the electronic document management system which makes it possible to decrease the expense of consumed resources and make information interchange simpler and more efficient.

·         Nature conservation

To prevent the environmental pollution, Russian Towers collects household batteries and further manages this waste.