A transformation is under way in how businesses and non-profit organizations interact.
Non-profits no longer simply request support for their initiatives. They offer partnerships, in which they make a substantial contribution to sustainable regional development and help businesses work together effectively with local communities.
This session will feature team leaders from winning entrants in the presidential grant competition for non-profits. They will share the outcomes of their projects, and offer their ideas for scaling up the practice of working for good causes.
With a range of social and cultural project leaders in attendance, visitors will have the opportunity to find new partners, offer experience or resources to support the most outstanding initiatives, or expand their corporate social responsibility programmes.
Partnerships of this kind can result in increased trust for the companys brand, and a better social climate in the region where the company is based.
The report presents the results of the annual study of the Russian venture capital market carried out by the Venture Barometer project in partnership with Russian Venture Company (RVC). The data obtained through a survey reflect dynamics and main trends of the VC market.
There are many potential investors among participants at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The heads of four completely different Russian regions discuss their expectations for the event and what they have to offer business.
Expert RA, a leading Russian credit rating agency, has published an analysis of the SME loan market in Russia and main drivers of SME lending growth, with possible scenarios for development of the SME finance market.