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CSR of the City-Forming Enterprises of Nuclear Industry in Russian Monocities
CSR of the City-Forming Enterprises of Nuclear Industry in Russian Monocities

Author(s): Ekaterina Zaitseva, Galina Bannykh, Svetlana Kostina, Vladimir Zapariy
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy
Published by: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze
Keywords: Single-industry city; corporate social responsibility; city-forming enterprise; nuclear industry
Summary/Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this article is to analyze the influence of the atomic industryenterprises of the Russian Federation on the development of single-industry towns as part ofthe implementation of corporate social responsibility. Design/methodology/approach: In this article, the authors rely on the provisions of theconcept of corporate social responsibility and the concept of "single-industry cities". The studyinvolves the use of methods for the thematic analysis of theoretical and regulatory documents,as well as a method for analyzing statistical data on the implementation of certain areas ofcorporate social responsibility of the city-forming enterprises of the Rosatom state corporation.The article uses data on 20 mono-cities in which the city-forming enterprises of the nuclearindustry of the Russian Federation are located. Findings: The authors conclude that the construction of atomic industry enterprises in theterritory of the Russian Federation was often associated with the formation. A specific featureof these single-industry towns is their closed nature due to the strategic or defensive nature ofthese enterprises, for example, nuclear power plants. These enterprises remain for single-industry towns the only large business and, accordingly, a source of local budget revenues, aswell as jobs. Rosatom has a single CSR policy for all enterprises. At the same time, each city-forming enterprise takes part in the life of single-industry towns in accordance with local needs. Research/practical implications: We have considered how a social infrastructure is beingcreated, the development of the territory and its human potential is taking place thanks to theactivities of the town-forming enterprises of the nuclear industry. Originality/value: The article makes a scientific contribution to the study of the role of city-forming enterprises in the single-industry towns of the Russian Federation.

  • Page Range: 1029-1039
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: English