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 162 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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The dollars and sense in better managing the Russian environment
22 May 2014
16:00

Much progress has been made in environmental management over the past two decades when, coming out of the Soviet period, as much as 40% of Russian territory experienced ecological stress. Yet further efforts are called for — including the introduction of specific ‘green’ measures to increase business awareness, improved regulatory frameworks and incentives, and policies to encourage the adoption of new technologies — which, if taken in combination, are not only good for the environment, but also strengthen a company’s bottom line. Are there some case studies where stronger environmental practices have led to better business efficiencies and more sustained profits? What key systemic policy approaches and technical innovations can drive a new ‘green agenda’ for Russian industry?

Date
22.05.2014
Forum
SPIEF
Started at
16:00