Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In October, the Ukrainian association “Social Responsibility Mark” awarded Auchan Retail with the CSR Certificate for its charitable activity conducted in 2015.
This certificate is awarded to companies that implemented significant actions to improve the living conditions of local communities. Among the 44 candidate companies, only 17 received this certificate, Auchan Retail Ukraine being the only award-winning national retailer.
Among the main criteria taken into account (to improve the living conditions of local people, to provide subsidies over $10,000 over the year and to implement an effective charitable activity), Auchan Retail Ukraine was mainly rewarded :
- to have raised fund for children with the Down syndrome,
- for the sponsorship and the participation in the annual national event “Race under the Chestnut”in support of infants born with heart problems,
- 2 projects funded by the Auchan Youth Foundation for disabled children and displaced families in the Donbass region,
- the partnership with SOS Children’s Villages to enable young people to have a chance to succeed and prepare their future.
Source: Auchan Holdings