USM is committed to acting in the long-term interests of its stakeholders. Environmental and social issues are a core component of its business, from investment analysis through to decision-making. USM’s key companies actively contribute to local communities through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and are involved in the implementation of significant social projects.

    From the very beginning, MegaFon has concentrated its CSR activities on sports. It is a general partner of Russia’s Olympic and Paralympic Committees and the national Olympic and Paralympic teams. The company was also a general partner of the XXII Winter Olympic and XI Paralympic Games in Sochi.

  • MegaFon is an official supporter of the Russian national football team, the Russian Football Union, the Russian national, youth and women’s hockey teams, the Hockey Federation of Russia, the Continental Hockey League Championship, the Russian Biathlon Union, the Russian National Volleyball Federation, the Russian National Federation of Rhythmic Gymnastics, and the International Fencing Federation.

  • It was a general partner and the official mobile operator of the XXVII World Summer Universiade in Kazan, the largest sporting event for students.

  • MegaFon is an organiser of “The future depends on you” annual Russian open football championship for children from orphanages. The company supports a number of Paralympic disciplines and events, including Russia’s sledge hockey team, the Russian bocce championship and the annual MegaFon DreamCup wheelchair tennis tournament.


    As one of Russia’s largest companies and a major employer across a number of regions, Metalloinvest focuses on three key pillars of CSR activities: environmental protection, safe working conditions and fair remuneration for employees, and high standards of living for local communities.

  • Metalloinvest continues to implement a targeted policy to improve its environmental indicators by consistently reducing its environmental footprint. The company regularly modernises its facilities and aims to reduce atmospheric emissions, water consumption and waste discharge.

  • Metalloinvest cares about the wellbeing of its workers and is committed to providing safe and secure working conditions, opportunities for professional development and career growth, and appropriate remuneration.

  • The company strives to create a favourable social climate in the regions where its enterprises operate. Metalloinvest implements large-scale initiatives in education, health, sports and culture as part of partnership programmes with the administrations of the Kursk, Belgorod and Orenburg regions.


    Mail.Ru Group’s CSR activities are concentrated on two main areas: improving the effectiveness and increasing the popularity of charity work, and providing support for educational programmes.

  • The company established Dobro Mail.Ru, a pioneering large-scale online philanthropy project centred around good deeds. Mail.Ru Group makes a monthly donation to purchase pediatric medical equipment and the company’s employees regularly participate in Donor Days, delivering necessities for adults, children and senior citizens in need, and performing other charitable acts.

  • Mail.Ru Group also has a long history of supporting IT education development in Russia and hosts a number of annual events, including the Russian Code Cup, an international programmers’ contest, the Russian AI Cup, the largest artificial intelligence programming championship, and the Russian Design Cup, a contest for designers and interface developers. As a company that continues to invest in the future, it actively collaborates with university departments on projects such as the Mail.Ru Technopark and Technosfera in order to discover bright minds among the next generation.

  • Mail.Ru Group is the official partner of the Russian men’s national basketball team.