The Philanthropists’ Association of Ukraine and the Organizing Committee of “Charitable Ukraine-2018″ named the International Energy Group Burisma the winner in the Corporate Charity nomination. The award ceremony was held on April 16, 2019, in the columned hall of the Kyiv City State Administration. The winners received the “Angel of Goodness” award.
In addition, Burisma Group won in the regional contest “Charitable Kharkiv Region-2018” in the “Big business’s charity” nomination. For the second year in a row, the Group wins the National Contest in this nomination.
“We are truly excited to win not in one, but in three nominations this year. In recent years, our operating companies have implemented social projects worth more than UAH 200 million. Together with local communities, we are making the country more innovative and advanced”, says Burisma Group’s Board Member Karina Zlochevska.
“There are so many people around doing good, helping individuals and communities, without expecting anything in return. The Charitable Ukraine commends the efforts of philanthropists throughout the country”, says the President of the Association of Philanthropists of Ukraine and Chairman of the Organizing Committee Oleksandr Maksymchuk.
“Our values have been at the heart of a true commitment to social responsibility”. For a few years now, the Group has been on the shortlist of Ukraine’s largest taxpayers among private companies. Last year alone, the Group helped build and repair hospitals, schools, kindergartens, sports centers, roads and other public facilities in ten areas in Kharkiv region”, adds Karina Zlochevska.
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