Within its core operations, Sberbank finances large-scale projects which are socially significant for both individual regions and for the country as a whole. These projects include construction of infrastructure facilities such as roads, traffic centres, accommodation, and hospitals. Furthermore, we provide credit to large companies for modernisation, expansion of production plants, and improvement of industrial and environmental safety. The key social effects of these projects are as follows:
- Creation of new jobs;
- Development of local production plants, import-substitution and reduction of consumer prices;
- Increase in tax deductions to budgets at all levels;
- Creation of infrastructure facilities and improvement of living standards in the regions where Sberbank operates.
|Name of project||Project significance for the region of Sberbank operations||Investments|
|Construction of the first section of the Central Ring Highway||Construction of the 530 km long Central Ring Highway is a large-scale project for development of infrastructure in Moscow Region to solve the transportation challenges of the region. Construction will be completed in 2018.||RUB 15 bln|
|Construction of Novy Urengoy Gas Chemical Plant||Construction of Russia’s largest polyethylene production plant for manufacturing various PE brands using advanced international technologies. The estimated capacity of the plant will be up to 400 thousand tonnes of PE per annum. Alongside the main products, the plant will produce wide hydrocarbon and methane fraction.||
USD 760 mln
EUR 240 mln
|Construction of the first stage of the “Novy Yaroslavl” residential complex||Construction of over 300 thousand square meters of economic housing will improve housing conditions for residents within the framework of the “Accommodation for the Russian Family” Federal Programmeme. 29 houses will be built within the framework of this project.||
RUB 1.7 bln
(to be paid in 2015: RUB 57 mln)
|Financing construction of a wood-fibre board production plant||The objective of the project is to ensure import-substituting production in the wood processing industry. The project will contribute to improvement of timber management efficiency by ensuring continuous, sustainable and rational use of forests. Furthermore, the new plant will be one of the largest production plants in the Central Federal District.||RUB 3.6 bln|
In 2015, DenizBank invested EUR 500 mln in construction of the third airport in Istanbul. The pass-through capacity of the new airport will be 150 mln passengers per annum which will be the highest capacity in Europe. This project will help to unload other airports of Istanbul and create over 100 thousand jobs.
Furthermore, DenizBank financed the construction of a large hospital in the framework of the state and private partnership for a total of EUR 200 mln. The medical centre will comprise nine multidisciplinary clinics, including clinics for oncology, cardiology, women and children. The total area of the centre will be 1.2 mln square meters. The centre will serve up to 12 mln patients per annum. The construction will be completed in 2016.
In 2015, BPS-Sberbank financed the following projects in order to develop the local economy and the export potential of the Republic of Belarus:
- construction of an export-oriented milk processing plant for a total of EUR 34 mln;
- construction of an industrial plant for turkey meat products manufacturing for a total of EUR 24.8 mln;
- construction of an animal waste processing and utilisation plant for a total of EUR 12.7 mln (first stage) and EUR 3.9 mln (second stage).
Sberbank Kazakhstan supported several large-scale projects to ensure sustainable operations of the transportation infrastructure:
- modernisation of utility machinery at Republican State Public Enterprise “Kazakhavtodor,” which is a guarantor of stable motor transportation in Kazakhstan, for a total amount of 400 mln tenges;
- launch of rail and beam production to meet the demand for rails by the National company “Kazakhstan Railways” and to create 800 jobs, for a total amount of 55.3 bln tenges.
Educational initiatives for representatives of national government authorities
Sberbank Corporate University welcomes leading Russian and foreign teachers in the field of management to teach representatives of national government authorities about the most advanced practices in public management. In 2015, the Corporate University held the following educational events aimed at the development of financial and management competences of representatives of state bodies:
- seminar entitled “Contemporary Economic and Political Agendas. Best Regional Practices,” with participation of senior representatives of subjects of the Russian Federation, representatives of legislative bodies of the state authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, and heads of large cities;
- seminar for representatives of the non-profit sector, with over 250 leaders of non-profit organisations in attendance, and support from the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation;
- educational programmeme entitled “Modern Management Techniques” for the management of the Central Bank of Russia, and also “Modern Management Techniques and their Implementation in Reforming Public Management” for members of the Government of the Russian Federation;
- seminar entitled “Modern Principles of Effective Management” with participation of members of the Government of Moscow Region, leaders of state government bodies, and municipal entities of Moscow Region;
- seminar on issues relating to internal polices of high commissionaires for human rights, children’s rights and protecting the rights of entrepreneurs in the subjects of the Russian Federation.
Training for management of single-industry cities
In 2015, Sberbank held a series of educational events for management of single-profile municipal entities of Russia. Corporate University assisted in arranging a conference on support and development of single-industry cities which was attended by representatives of 319 entities, experts and politicians. The key matters discussed during the conference were:
- Dialogue between the Federal authorities and expert community;
- Objectives and scenarios for future development of single-industry cities;
- The best practices of mono-industry city development in Russia and abroad.
Furthermore, results in training for management teams were drawn. Training covered preparation of diploma projects for economic diversification of single-industry cities. During the conference the teams delivered presentations on their diploma projects.