Forbes magazine for the first time compiled a rating of the best Russian employers, the list was published on the magazine’s website on November 19.
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Enterprises were evaluated according to a number of criteria, including salaries, working conditions, social package provided, opportunities for in-house training, infrastructure development in the regions of presence, demand, care for the environment and charity. The rating was based on the final score.
Thus, the first place is occupied by the Norilsk Nickel group of companies with a final score of 60.97.
“The headquarters of one of the world’s largest producers of palladium, nickel and copper is located in the Mercury Tower in Moscow City, and key production sites are located beyond the Arctic Circle on the Kola and Taimyr Peninsulas. Harsh working conditions determine the wide social package and high average salaries received by the company’s employees. In addition, Norilsk Nickel is one of the leaders in the rating according to the Environmental Protection criterion.
This is followed by the gold mining company Polyus (60.81) for “combining high salaries with one of the most complete social packages” and Gazprombank (60.45), which is the third largest Russian bank by assets. In addition, it was Gazprombank that became the leader in the rating in terms of average wages.
The top five also included Yandex (58.15) and mining company Polymetal International (55.71). Slightly fewer points were scored by VTB (52.39), Alrosa (50.92), Sberbank (50.03), Gazprom (49.65) and Novatek (48.98). A total of 50 companies are listed in the rating.
Earlier in October, Forbes magazine named the richest women in Russia.