Segezha Group systematically takes into account in its work the international agenda of business participation in the harmonious development of the economic, environmental and social spheres of the society.
Management practice of Segezha Group in achieving sustainable development goals is formed in the Strategy for the development of the corporate social responsibility and the charity of Segezha Group before 2025.
The company of its own will set goals and tasks that formed the basis for the Roadmap.
SegezhaGroup is the largest responsible timber producer in the European part of the Russian Federation that takes care of a unique and renewable resource. The company invests in reforestation, considers the transformation of habitats of plants and animals, the state of water, soil and unique landscapes, preserving biodiversity and balance between active economic activities and conservation of affected ecosystems for future generations. Working with the forest, Segezha Group systematically improves its quality and composition so that several new trees grow on the place of each harvested one.
The company is guided by the requirements of internal and international certificates throughout the product creation chain.
By systematically implementing commitments that are voluntarily and consistently developed with the participation of key stakeholders, the company is strives for improving the transparency of the entire industry. So, in 2016, Segezha Group in cooperation with WWF Russia voluntarily came up with the initiative to create the first environmental responsibility rating of the forestry companies in the Russian Federation.
Segezha Group companies are represented in six regions of the Russian Federation: the Republic of Karelia, Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Kirov, Rostov regions and Krasnoyarsk region. Being an anchor investor and developing city-forming enterprises in single-industry towns, the company pays special attention to the support of local communities. Areas of interaction include the socio-cultural sphere, health care, education, and support for veterans. The company is open to the development of joint programs with state authorities aimed at long-term sustainable development of single-industry towns. The Company pays close attention at all levels to the strict observance of the Code of Business Ethics, which reflects the commitment of the company and its management to the high ethical standards of conducting open and honest business.
Segezha Group employs about 13,000 people, excluding those ones employed in related industries. Above all, the company considers safe working conditions, applying the latest standards in the field of labor protection, health and safety of personnel. The company invests in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle of staff and the development of professional competencies.
The company is aimed at long-term development of employees in the presence regions of presence and purposefully conducts programs to improve the training of forestry personnel in partnership with profile educational institutions. Employees of the company are professionals in their field, carefully transfer their professional knowledge from generation to generation, apply new standards in their work, and with their soul relate to the renewable natural resource.
Segezha Group implements international quality management standards throughout the entire product development chain. The company pays close attention to the work with responsible suppliers, in a responsible manner refers to procurement procedures. Annually, the company conducts surveys of satisfaction with the service and products and implements actions based on the results of the survey of clients and partners.