"EK REC" JSC held reporting meetings between the company's management and the workforce, where the results of work for 2015 and tasks for 2016 in the field of corporate social responsibility were announced.
From February 10 to March 3, 2016 the company's management visited 37 business units located across the territory of East Kazakhstan region. Main directions and results of the company for 2015 and main priorities in the field of corporate social responsibility were marked during these visits.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan in his address to Kazakhstan nation as of November 30, 2015 emphasized the need for development of potential of power industry and technical personnel training system. Both of these tasks are the priority for distribution companies of the republic, which include “East Kazakhstan Regional Energy Company"JSC.
Within the first task, the general performance above the target of the Investment program for 2015 by EK REC (100,15%) should be noted. As regards the technical personnel training, expenditures for personnel training in 2015 amounted to about 5 million tenge. Priority directions in this field were: training in occupational health and safety, skills upgrading and training of engineering and technical personnel, technical eduction and certification of workers. The amount of staff training costs (priority is the training of production personnel) is planned to increase in 2016.
The company has passed regular supervisory audit for compliance with the requirements of international standards:
- ISO 9001: 2008: Quality Management System;
- ISO14001: 2004: Environmental Management System;
- OHSAS 18001: 2007: Occupational health and safety management system.
In addition, "EK REC" JSC attaches great importance to social factors of the company’s sustainable development: compliance with legislation, implementation of government programs in social sector, provision of charity and sponsorship, labor and environment protection, implementation of social programs for staff, effective investments in the enterprise’s development. Continuous improvement of electricity supply quality and infrastructure strengthening has been and continue to be the main tasks of "East Kazakhstan Regional Energy Company" JSC