The acceptance of applications for participation in the competition on the social responsibility of business "Paryz - 2018" continues.
As of today, according to local executive bodies, 267 applicants from the regions submitted their applications for participation, some enterprises submitted materials for participation in several nominations.
The greatest number of applications came from Aktobe, North Kazakhstan, Almaty and Akmola regions.
The competition on social responsibility of business "Paryz", approved by the Decree of the Head of State in 2008, includes four nominations: "The best socially responsible enterprise", "The best enterprise in the field of labor protection", "The best collective agreement", "For contribution to ecology ".
The social responsibility of business is the most important component of the sustainable development strategy of Kazakhstan. In this regard, the Paryz contest is designed to promote the ideas of corporate social responsibility and help create an enabling environment for the formation of a culture of socially responsible entrepreneurship.
Over the years of the contest, considerable results have been achieved: more than 150,000 new jobs have been created by laureates and contest participants.
At the same time, 63.7 billion KZT was allocated for the construction, reconstruction, modernization and maintenance of gas treatment plants and treatment plants for water, enterprises. For landscaping and gardening of regions and cities - 36.3 billion KZT. On social projects, sponsorship and charity - 135.5 billion KZT.
By the way, over the past 10 years, more than 4,500 enterprises took part in the competition, of which 259 entrepreneurs were laureates.