Social Responsibility

The basic principles of the social policy of PJSC Kubanenergo consist in the creation of comfortable labor and recreation conditions for employees, increase of their social security, and improvement of labor and social relations at the workplace.

When encouraging its employees and increasing their commitment in industrial activities, PJSC Kubanenergo pays particular attention to their social support. The social programs, benefits and guarantees available in the Company make it possible to attract and retain the most valuable employees, to strengthen employees’ loyalty to the Company, and to promote achievement of its goals.

Requiring the greatest return and increase of each employee performance, the Company recognizes the need of granting additional social privileges and guarantees to employees exceeding the level established by the laws and financed from the Company’s profit.

The social policy of PJSC Kubanenergo is based on the Sectoral Tariff Agreement in the electric power industry of the Russian Federation for 2013–2015, the collective agreement, internal regulations, rules and other local regulations.

As part of the benefit package, the Company’s employees receive financial assistance in the following cases: the birth of a child, registration of marriage, burial of relatives, retirement, emergencies or death of the employee; compensations for child care in preschool institutions are paid as well as other payments stipulated by the collective agreement.

Being a socially responsible company, PJSC Kubanenergo takes care of its veterans and pensioners. Retired pensioners of PJSC Kubanenergo receive monthly allowances.

In the reporting period, more than 2,650 veterans and pensioners of the Company received various benefits (material assistance on the Victory Day, Power Engineer’s Day, monthly financial assistance and financial assistance under applications, etc.).

Health care and recreation of employees and their children play an important role in improving performance of the personnel.

This year, 875 tickets were purchased for resort and recreational trips of employees and their families, as well as 250 tickets to children’s recreation camps.

PJSC Kubanenergo provides high-quality and timely health care services to its employees through the conclusion of agreements of voluntary health insurance and round the clock insurance of all employees against accidents. In compliance with the established standards, PJSC Kubanenergo maintains insurance of 100 % of Company’s employees under contracts of voluntary medical insurance and accident insurance.

In 2015, as a result of an open competition, PJSC Alfa Insurance was selected as the insurer for voluntary health insurance, and PJSC SOGAZ was selected for the employees’ accident insurance.

Voluntary medical insurance, RUB thou

2013

2014

2015

100 % of
personnel
are insured
(persons)

Insurance premium

100 % of
personnel
are insured
(persons)

Insurance premium

100 % of
personnel
are insured
(persons)

Insurance premium

8,764

16,084.21

8,416

14,185.75

8,738

11,632.12

Accident insurance, RUB thou:

2013

2014

2015

100 % of personnel are insured (persons)

Insurance premium

100 % of personnel are insured (persons)

Insurance premium

100 % of personnel are insured (persons)

Insurance premium

8,685

1,844.08

8,344

1,070.40

8,675

1,107.01

Extent of insurance is planned in accordance with the standards of insurance protection established by the Regulation on Insurance Protection of PJSC Kubanenergo.

In order to improve the social security of employees and develop non-financial incentives, PJSC Kubanenergo develops non-state pension programs. 

Non-state pension programs for employees of the Company are implemented through the Private Pension Fund of the electric power industry. Non-state pension programs are designed to ensure the proper level of welfare of employees having reached the retirement age, creating conditions for effective solution of personnel issues related to the involvement, retention and motivation of personnel.

In order to solve the problem of provision of housing to employees, the Company’s collective agreement provides for corporate assistance and support in the improvement of their living conditions by providing financial assistance to employees when arranging a mortgage loan and repaying portion of the loan interest. In 2015, 187 employees of the Company received assistance in the improvement of their living conditions, including by the following categories of employees: 77 managers, 77 specialists, 23 workers.

In order to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle, PJSC Kubanenergo conducts health and fitness activities and promotes mass sports among the Company’s employees providing them with access to a sports infrastructure.

In May of the reporting year, XIV Power Industry Athletic Games of the Company were held. Competitions were held in four sports: futsal, table tennis, chess, as well as track and field athletics. In the final competitions of the Athletic Games held on the basis of OJSC “Recreation Center “Energetik” (Gelendzhik, the village of Divnomorskoye), 250 athletes from the Company’s branches and the executive office took part. More than 800 employees of the Company took part at all stages of the Athletic Games.

PJSC Kubanenergo provides social support to veterans and retired employees of the Company and carries out active work on cooperation with the veteran community.

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, all 11 branches and the executive office of the Company jointly conducted the following historical and memorial events: the Victory Banner Race Relay and St. George Ribbon. Employees of PJSC Kubanenergo also took part in the All-Russian Action the Immortal Regiment. Honoring and material support of veterans is an integral part of humanitarian activities of the Company.

In PJSC Kubanenergo, significant attention is paid to activities that bring together and join the team of the Company, thereby improving the corporate culture.

In 2015, the following activities were conducted:

  • celebration of the Defender of the Fatherland Day;
  • celebration of March 8;
  • honoring of veterans of the Great Patriotic War;
  • celebration of the Children’s Day;
  • children’s creative contest called “Elektrosha Looking for Talents”;
  • children’s drawing competition “Rosseti: Children Draw!”;
  • New Year’s Matinees for the children of the Company’s employees.

During 2015, more than a thousand employees of PJSC Kubanenergo received departmental, industry and corporate awards, as well as awards of the Administrations of the Krasnodar Krai and the Republic of Adygea timed to coincide with different events: birthday anniversaries, participation in emergency recovery works after natural disasters in Sochi, elimination of energy blockade in Crimea, etc. For a significant contribution to the development of the electric grid complex and for long-term and fair work in power supply system, the employees of PJSC Kubanenergo received:

  • 1 government award;
  • 132 departmental awards of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation;
  • 75 industry awards of the Association of Electric Power Industry Employers;
  • 764 corporate awards;
  •  44 other awards.

The special attention was paid to preparation and celebration of a professional holiday, Power Engineer’s Day.

In order to promote professions of the energy sector and involve children of employees of PJSC Kubanenergo in the creative process, annual traditional competitions of children’s drawing “Rosseti: Children Draw!” and “Elektrosha Looking for Talents” were conducted. In general, over 300 children took part in these competitions, 120 of them were awarded with valuable prizes and gifts.

More than 130 children of employees of PJSC Kubanenergo took part in the elimination round of competition of children’s drawing “Rosseti: Children Draw!”. Following the results of competition, works of the winners were sent to PJSC Rosseti for participation in a final round of competition of children’s drawing where 5 works gained the following prizes:

  • I place in the nomination “Power Energy World” in age group of 11–14;
  • II place in the nomination “Each Family in Russia Has its Hero to Commemorate” in age group of 8–10; 
  • II place in the nomination “Each Family in Russia Has its Hero to Commemorate” in age group of 11–14;
  • II and III place in the nomination “Rosseti is a Big Family” in age group of 5–7.

Social work of PJSC Kubanenergo is aimed at the development of social partnership, improving social security of employees and enabling general development of the Company.