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Unipetrol will donate 100,000 Czech crowns to nonprofit organizations

01-02-2013  

Financial donations from our employees will help in regions where individual companies of the Unipetrol Group are located.

The Fulfilled Dreams fundraiser, which the Unipetrol Group organized for its employees, raised 100,000 Czech crowns. While the employees donated half of this amount, the company matched their contributions. The raised money was donated to nonprofit organizations at the Most region and in Pardubice and Prague, i.e. in the regions where Unipetrol Group conducts its business.

“Once again, our employees demonstrated solidarity and, together with the entire Unipetrol Group, contributed to a better quality of life in the regions where they work and live. Our employees not only raised the above mentioned amount during the fundraiser but they also volunteered by a total 400 working hours for non-profit organizations in Most and Litvínov last year,” said the General Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unipetrol Piotr Chełmiński.

The largest amount of the donated money (68,000 CZK) will go to the Children’s Home in Hora Svaté Kateřiny in the Ústí nad Labem region. Particularly, the money will be used for furnishing a playground. The remaining 32,000 CZK raised during the Fulfilled Dreams fundraiser will be divided between the Association for Early Care in Pardubice, which will use it for purchasing didactic aids, and the Sue Ryder Home in Prague. Towards the end of this year, Unipetrol intends to repeat the fundraiser.

Social responsibility in individual regions

The Unipetrol Group is fully aware of its social responsibility and contributes to the process of improving the quality of life in the regions where it conducts its business. During the last three years, Unipetrol donated more than 5.5 million Czech crowns to various projects in the Ústí nad Labem region. As a part of volunteering activities, Unipetrol employees worked a total 400 hours for the benefit of nonprofit organizations in Most and Litvínov last year.


UNIPETROL, a.s. is a group of companies operating in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005 UNIPETROL became a part of the PKN ORLEN Group, the largest oil processor in Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is oriented mostly towards oil processing, fuel distribution and petrochemical production. In all of these business areas the UNIPETROL Group is among the key players both in the Czech Republic and on the Central European market. The Group ranks among the leading firms in the Czech Republic in terms of its revenues, and employs almost 4,000 people.

Contact:
Mikuláš Duda
Press Department Manager
Telephone: +420 225 001 407, +420 736 502 520
E-mail: mikulas.duda@unipetrol.cz​

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