• Corporate social responsibility

    Corporate social responsibility

    BDO Unicon is committed to the idea of socially responsible business and open for a dialogue with stakeholders. Aiming to be the leader of exceptional quality and service, our company strives to contribute to sustainable development of our clients’ business.

    At the same time we do our best to ensure development of our employees and take every effort to promote the welfare of the society. Our strategy in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development consists of the following key areas:

    HR support

    Training and professional development of personnel

    Our goal is to develop a collaborative corporate culture: BDO Unicon’s culture is based on shared values and principles of cooperation aimed at creating a unified close-knit team and the atmosphere of trust, understanding and support. We inspire our employees by fostering for them an employee- friendly work environment and providing opportunities for professional growth and development.

    Support of programs for development of sports and active recreation

    Our employees participate in corporate football and volleyball leagues and championships, playing for BDO Unicon teams.

    Support of socially responsible business practices

    In an effort to promote transparent methods of doing business, economic development and well-being of Russian companies, BDO Unicon holds seminars and round tables, such as meetings of the Club of Financial Directors “FORS” and the Issuers’ Club, tax and legal briefings, and diverse industry seminars. In addition, we actively participate in the work of various committees and commissions, are members of professional organizations and associations. We are regularly involved in social events. Our employees participate in legislative activities, are members of the working group of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, publish newsletters and overviews with professional comments and explanations.

    Education support

    Experts of BDO Unicon deliver lecture courses for students studying for bachelor and master degrees at various institutes and universities. In 2011, around 100 hours were spent by our staff on lecturing for universities. BDO Unicon advises the Institute of Continuing Professional Education of the MGIMO University on educational programs, and is also the curator of the professional retraining program “International Marketing”.

    BDO Unicon Partner Larisa Efremova is an official expert of the social project aimed at improving financial literacy and culture “Financial education of the Russian Federation”.

    Development of local communities

    Charity volunteer programmes

    In the framework of the local community development the BDO Group of companies provides assistance in social adaptation and education of adopted children and provides support to families taking care of these children.

    Development of the volunteer community

    Among the employees of the BDO Group of companies there are about 50 active volunteers participating in implementation of charitable programs.

    Professional support of education, culture and sport

    • Official auditor of the The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
    • General partner (adviser) to St. Petersburg State University
    • Official adviser to the State Hermitage Museum
    • Official partner of the Dynamo sports club (Moscow)
    • Zenit Football Club partner
    • Education partner of the Moscow Government