Alfa-Bank has always supported charities, Russian culture, the creation and development of programs for young talent.
The Bank is a member of the Corporate Club of WWF Russia (World Wildlife Fund) and a contributor to the Russian charity «Life Line» which aims to help critically ill children. It has also founded the Alfa Chance Program to support talented young people from Russias regions.
Alfa-Banks support for Russian national art is one of our proudest achievements. It is an honor for the Bank to collaborate with the Russian Museum (St Petersburg), Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts (Moscow), and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York) in organizing art exhibitions in Russia and abroad.
Alfa-Bank regularly provides financial support to Russian classical musicians, ballet dancers and opera soloists -both well- known and new talents- to perform in Russias regions and on the most famous European stages. The bank has supported appearances by world-famous classical and pop artists in post-Soviet Russia, such as Bejart Baller Lausanne, Romes Teatro dellOpera.
The Alfa Fellowship Program is an initiative of Alfa-Bank designed to provide direct, hands-on work experience in Russia for young professionals from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.
Corporate responsibility has always been a key component in Alfa-banks social policy. Our employees across the country are passionate and committed individuals striding to build a civil society. The following occasions have been supported by Alfa-bank through numerous donations, administrative and financial support: childrens day, knowledge day, fatherland defenders day, «Elbe day».
Throughout its history, Alfa-Bank has considered its reputation its most valuable asses. For this reason it was one of the first Russian companies to publish a Social report.
The fulfillment of the banks social policy is under personal leadership of Mikhail Fridman, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Group Consortium, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alfa- Bank. Under his guidance, exciting new social policies have been adopted in all companies of the Consortium.
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On June 15 the first Alfa Fellowship Program alumni event for former fellows based in the United Kingdom was held at the recently opened office of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo).
The U.K. Representative of the Alfa Fellowship Program and Associate Research Fellow at Oxford University and Professor of Strategy at EMLYON Business School, Dr. Dana Brown, greeted guests, spoke briefly about the program and introduced the guests of honor — Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Peter Aven, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Alfa Banking Group.