When we speak about social responsibility in the business sector, it is not only about a desire for funds. <...> It is much more important that businesses act in a fair way, an offer goods and services which will have a positive effect on people’s health and quality of life — Irina Yarovaya, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation .
The working population of Russia stands at over 70 million. <...> If we can organize care with the assistance of employers, we will achieve a great deal — Elena Zhidkova, Head, Central Healthcare Directorate, Russian Railways.
Good public health is good for business, and good business is good for public health. We have in the private sector both an opportunity and a responsibility to contribute to the health of our employees — Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health, Chief Patient Officer, MSD.
It is the business sector that offers solutions that make a project feasible. <...> Business does two crucial things: it increases the amount of resources available in the sector overall, and creates a specific set-up — Mikhail Yugay, General Director, International Medical Cluster Foundation .
In Egypt, with the support of the government, in only seven months we will conduct a massive campaign to test 61 million people. <...> I know that the minister is launching a massive screening test next year. This is the kind of partnership between the public and private sector — Raul Alberto Gatica, Division Vice President for Government Affairs and Policy for Latin America, Europe, Russia and Turkey, Abbott.
The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, 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, 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 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.
The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 180 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 81 countries worldwide, and 186 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.
The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, Spanish – t.me/RoscongressEsp and Arabic t.me/RosCongressArabic. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation:roscongress.org.