AO Achimgaz has been involved in charitable activity since its foundation by actively participating in the development of Novy Urengoy infrastructure and its cultural life.
The main goal of charity and sponsorship is the development of the company’s long-term social policy aimed at social important tasks.
Every year the company provides assistance to educational institutions in Novy Urengoy. For the past several years, AO Achimgaz has been supporting childcare centers and youth-oriented institutions. It has contributed to the activity and development of an art school, and youth center, by funding the participation of dance and performance companies from Novy Urengoy in the regional, national and international competitions and festivals. Moreover, the company actively participates in popularizing and developing sports in the city and region by supporting non-governmental organizations, children’s sports facilities and by funding city sports and mass participation events.
Since 2011, Achimgaz has sponsored Novy Urengoy volleyball club Fakel which is the sporting pride of Novy Urengoy. In 2007, the team won the Cup of the European Volleyball Confederation and became a bronze medalist in the 2009 Championship of Russia. In 2017, Fakel won the Challenge Cup of the European Volleyball Confederation. Novy Urengoy club Fakel took 5th place both in the Championship of Russia-2017 and during 2015/2016 season.
Respect for the region, where AO Achmigaz carries out its activity can be seen in its continuous cooperation with the indigenous small ethnic peoples of the North. Every year, our company concludes cooperation agreements with the Government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug to extend mutually beneficial cooperation aimed at further economic development, improving the investment climate, environmental protection and the rational use of natural resources, creation of favorable conditions to resolve key issues in the region. As part of the company’s social policy, we have been working with the municipal administration of the “Purovsky District”, the municipal administration of the “Nadymsky District”, the municipal administration of “City of Salekhard”. It has also provided financial help in a wide range of areas in the life of small ethnic peoples of the North: funding for events organized by schools for children and young people; funding for the events organized by Sovhoz Purovsky OJSC; support for a program arranged by the public movement Association of indigenous small ethnic peoples of the North of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug ‘Yamal for our Posterity’.