A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 155 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian (t.me/Roscongress), English (t.me/RoscongressDirect), and Spanish (t.me/RoscongressEsp). Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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Philanthropy And Social Investment In BRICS Countries: Lessons From Partners To Develop The Economy And Social Services
3 June 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the role of civil society and philanthropy in confronting global challenges like never before. Socially responsible business, charitable foundations, and other organizations that provide grants from BRICS countries have made a significant contribution to bolstering the actions that countries are taking to combat the pandemic and have demonstrated their ability to quickly respond to challenges and flexibly adapt to new conditions. What are some of the common social and economic challenges that BRICS countries face? How can socially responsible businesses and philanthropic foundations most effectively engage in cross-sectoral social partnerships? How important are the Sustainable Development Goals to the international philanthropic sector? What role does digitalization play and what new opportunities does it offer for the development of philanthropy after COVID?

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