SG Russia employees participated in the Charity Run in Paris

    31 October

Rosbank, Rusfinance bank, DeltaCredit and Societe Generale Insurance employees took part in the international Charity Run "Enfants sans cancer" («Kids without cancer»), organized by ‘Imagine for Margo’ charity fund in Saint-Cloud park in Paris. 14 employees, who participated in the 6th Group Charity Run in Moscow and collected the most amount of donations during the fundraising campaign for Imagine for Margo, joined the event in Paris.

Societe Generale employees from all around the world teamed up under the name «Let’s do this together!». The team collected 66 938 euro and took the second place for the raised amount of donations among all 184 teams, which participated in the event. The contribution of the Russian team’s representatives is 10 795 euro or 730 000 rubles.

All the collected money will be steered by Imagine for Margo fund into two programs of molecular genetic researches for children with brain tumors – MAPPYACTS and BIOMEDE. The research data can help to make a correct diagnosis and immediately start the right treatment, which substantially increase children’s chances to recover. The support of social projects is an important line of Societe Generale Group work all around the world. Group’s Russian companies took an active part in this process, organizing a lot of events throughout the country, including charity events, implementation of environmental initiatives, projects helping to provide an accessible environment for people with disabilities, the support of children sport and etc. The significant direction of Group’s work in Russia in the Corporate Social Responsibility field also includes the development of charity culture and the employees involvement in charitable activities.

More about the activities of the Imagine for Margo charity fund are on this link.