General Partner

Official Airline of the Forum

Strategic Partner

Onego Shipping
General Partner

ONEGO – an international vertically-integrated logistics company. Sea and river transportation is the foundation of the company’s growth. Yet the company’s operations over the last seven years has focused on projects in the North and Arctic regions. With an unrivalled team of professionals, own technical fleet and handling terminals at Arctic port stations, the company is prepared to perform tasks of any complexity in the Russian Arctic.

Over the recent years, the company has successfully worked on erection of unique near-shore, underwater and land facilities for oil and gas industry, also providing post-warranty technical management.

Onego is a premium partner of FC Zenit since 2015.

Gazprom
General Partner

Gazprom is a global energy company focused on geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sales of gas, gas condensate and oil, as well as generation and marketing of heat and electric power.

Gazprom holds the world’s largest natural gas reserves and is the global leader in gas production. The Company actively implements large-scale gas development projects in the Yamal Peninsula, the Arctic shelf, Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, as well as hydrocarbon exploration and production projects abroad.

Gazprom supplies gas to consumers in Russia and over 30 foreign countries. The Company is among Russia’s top oil and power producers and ranks number one in the world in terms of thermal energy generation.

JSC «Arkhangelsk PPM»
General Partner

Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill – one of the leading timber-and-chemical plants in Russia and Eastern Europe. Its products are pulp, cardboard, paper and copybooks. The plant was founded in 1940, rewarded with Lenin Order and numerous “100 Best Russian Products” diplomas.

APPM is carries out a large-scale technical modernization program that aims at improving quality of the products and minimizing environmental impact. The plant cooperates with the Northern Arctic Federal University in the field of research and development and professional human resources. APPM is the main employer in the town of Novodvinsk and collaborates with the town administration in social programs.

The shareholder of the plant is the Austrian company Pulp Mill Holding.

VostokCoal
Management Сompany
General Partner

Asset management company “VostokCoal” implements large-scale coal projects in Taimyr Peninsula and in Kemerovskiy and Novosibirskiy regions.

The strategic approach of MC “VostokCoal” is the development of one of the biggest coal basins in Russia, Taimyr and the construction of powerful transport infrastructure in arctic region.

Coal resources on the license areas of the company in arctic region exceeds 10 bln tons. Production potential is more than 30 bln tons of high quality coal and anthracite coal per year.

The significant part of the project is the construction of the deep-water ports and the railway providing the production transport.

The new port called “Tchaika” starts operating this very year and it will be one of the key elements of the Northern Sea Route.

Enterprises of the MC “VostokCoal” in Kemerovskiy and Novosibirskiy regions develop successfully and within a short time they have joint the ranks of the leaders in dynamics of production growth rate in their regions.

PJSC “Aeroflot”
Official Airline of the Forum

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and heads one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 189 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliners (as of 01.01.2017).

Aeroflot has been certified with the 4-Star Airline Rating by Skytrax, the leading independent authority on airline quality. It has also five times been named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. The airline has been ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler.

Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. Aeroflot is the first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register and to pass the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO). Those registrations have continuously been renewed by the airline company. Aeroflot is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant.

JSC Rosseti
Strategic Partner

Rosseti, Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC ROSSETI) – an operator of energy grids in Russia, is one of the largest electric companies in the world. The company maintains 2.30 million km of power transmission lines, 490,000 substations with transformer capacity of more than 761 GW. In 2015, net power supply to consumers amounted to 720,5 billion kWh. The number of employees of the Rosseti Group of Companies is 216,000 people.

The asset portfolio of PJSC ROSSETI includes 37 subsidiaries and affiliates, including 14 interregional and a main network company. The controlling shareholder of the company is the state represented by the Federal Agency for State Property Management of the Russian Federation, which owns 87.9% of the share capital.

PJSC ROSSETI is a leading company in the Russian market in introducing innovative technologies to the main and distribution grid complex. The company pays great attention to such issues as energy conservation, energy efficiency, international cooperation, environmental protection and occupational safety.

Sponsor

JSC VTB Bank
Sponsor

JSC VTB Bank is the primary bank of VTB Group – a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets.

VTB’s global network is unique to the Russian banking industry. It enables the group to facilitate international partnerships and promote Russian companies aiming to engage with global markets. VTB operates a large international network across CIS countries; Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. VTB also has banks in Austria, Germany and France which are part of a European sub-holding with VTB Bank (Austria) acting as the parent bank for Germany and France. The Group also has subsidiary and affiliated banks in the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Serbia, Georgia and Angola and branches in China and India and VTB Capital has branches in Singapore and Dubai.

The majority shareholder of the VTB Bank is the Russian Government, which owns 60.9 percent of the voting shares.