September 21, 2011, Kyiv – Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development had presented the results of first in Ukraine Companies’ Transparency Index. Index was launched within Ukraine National Initiatives to Enhance Reforms (UNITER) Project that is implemented by Pact and financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Communication partner of the Index – ESG. General television partner – UBR.
Results of researches, conducted by Centre have shown that companies in Ukraine are not enough transparent for the society – 59,8% of companies give the detailed information about their activities only for internal appliance. So, Centre for CSR Development had launched the Index, based on methodology of Beyond Business (Israel), to stimulate the higher level of transparency among companies in Ukraine.
From August 1 to August 20, 2011, analysts of Centre for CSR Development had evaluated web sites of 143 most successful companies in Ukraine (Investgazeta Top 100), global companies, (Fortune, Global 500), companies in Russia and Israel, where such evaluation is conducted during three years.
Maryna Saprykina, Head of Centre for CSR Development, says: “Index includes companies from different sectors, so we have the possibility to evaluate the general state of CSR and its coverage in Ukraine. Hope that next year the results of companies’ transparency will be better”.
Results of the evaluation show that the highest Transparency Index for companies in Ukraine was reached by DTEK (160 points from 200; 80% transparency). This company had entered to the top 10 of the most transparent companies, evaluated by the Centre. The top 10 of companies in Ukraine:
- DTEK (160 points; 80% transparency);
- Metinvest (146; 73%);
- Obolon (140; 70%);
- ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih (122; 61);
- System Capital Management (119; 59,5%);
- Kyivstar (117; 58,5%), Interpipe (106; 53%);
- Ernst&Young Ukraine (105; 52,5%);
- METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine (104; 52%);
- Concern Galnaftogaz (103; 51,5%).
All companies, included to the top 10 have non-financial reports, detailed description of social and environmental projects implementation, easy navigation.
The main specialty of the Index is the convenience in checking of the results. Each user of the Internet has the possibility to check the results, because all needed information can be found in the public domain, and clear criteria of the evaluation decrease the level of subjectivity.
Results of the evaluation can be found at the web site – http://csr-ukraine.org
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About the Centre for CSR Development: Leading CSR expert organization in Ukraine, member of the Board in the UN Global Compact (2010-2011), GRI Organizational stakeholder, national partner of CSR Europe (Brussels) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Geneva). Organization unites 21 companies in Ukraine. Centre provides consultations on development of CSR strategy, programs and communications, organization of projects’ monitoring and evaluation, preparation and verification of non-financial reporting.
Companies that were evaluated:
Ferrexpo, Fozzy Group, ING Bank, LG Ukraine, PWC Ukraine, А.Т.К., AutoKrAZ, Agrosvit, «Boryspil» International Airport, Alchevsk Iron & Steel Works, Alchevsk Coking Plant, ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, Insurance company «Omega», Asnova Holding, Astarta-Kyiv, ATB Market LLC, BaDM, British American Tobacco Ukraine, Concern Galnaftogaz, SE «Delta Lotsman», Dniproenergo, Dniprooblenergo, Donetsk Railway, Donetskoblenergo, Donetsksteel, Ukrgasvydobuvannia, DTEK, Energoatom, Epicenter K, Ernst & Young Ukraine, Zaporіzhzhyaoblenergo, ZaporozhCox Plant, Zaporizhstal Integrated Iron & Steel Works, Zaporizhtransformator, Zakhidenergo, Zorya-Mashproekt, Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk, ISD Сorporation, OJSC «YUZHNIIGIPROGAZ», Interpipe NTRP, Kernel Holding S.A., Kyivenergo, Kyivmiskbud, Kyivstar, Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill, ТМ WOG, Konti Group, Bogdan Corporation, Kraft Foods Ukraine, OJSC «Creativ Group», Kryukov railway car building works, Lemtrans, Lukoil Ukraine, Lviv railway, Mariupol sea port, Metinvest, METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine, MHP (Myronivsky Hliboproduct), Milkiland Ukraine, Motor Sich JSC, MTS Ukraine, Naftogaz of Ukraine, JSC «Neftekhimik Carpathians», Nibulon, Nicopol Ferroalloy Plant, Novokramatorsky Mashinostroitelny Zavod, Obolon, Odessa railway, Sea Commercial Port of Odessa, Optima Pharm, OTP Bank, Oschadbank, Southern Railway, Southern Mining and Processing Plant, South Western Railway, Poltava Petroleum Company, Port «Yuzhny», PrivatBank, Pridniprovskaya railway, Procter & Gamble Ukraine, PUMB, PJSC RISE, Roshen, Rubezhnoye Cardboard and Packaging Mill, SUN InBev Ukraine, System Capital Management, Slavutych, Smart Group, Stakhanov Wagon Works, Insurance Group «TAS», Company «Technological Agricultural Company United», TNK-VR Kommers, OJSC «Turboatom», Ukrainian Insurance Group, Укргідроенерго, Ukrenergo, Ukrnafta, Ukrposhta, Ukrtatnafta, Ukrtelecom, Ukrtransgas, Ukrtransnafta, Farmak, Henkel Ukraine, Centrenergo, Mine them. Zasyadko, BDO Ukraine, KPMG Ukraine, Deloitte Ukraine.