#InThisTogether: How Did Business Become Part of an Initiative that United the Country?
The entire world has been faced with numerous challenges since early 2020: millions of people have required emergency aid, the healthcare system became overloaded, demand for many goods plummeted, and lots of processes had to be adapted to the new realities. Business support became an important stage of the InThisTogether project. Companies, which also faced restrictions and difficulties associated with COVID-19 at that time, responded to the challenge by providing billions of roubles in assistance. What infrastructure is required for systematic work to involve business in solving social problems? How can companies and foundations become centres for pooling volunteer resources in the regions?
Vadim Kovalev, First Deputy Executive Director, Russian Managers Association
Anton Dolgov, Executive Director, Presidential Grants Foundation
Elena Kovaleva, Director for External Relations and Communications, Coca-Cola Russia and Belarus
Yakub Kolesa, President, Royal Canin Russia and Belarus
Mikhail Kuznetsov, Head of the Executive Committee, All-Russia Peoples Front
Artem Metelev, Chairman of the Council, Association of Volunteer Centers; Founder, DOBRO.RU
Front row participant
Boris Podolnyy, Entrepreneur, expert, All-Russia Peoples Front