26 October, 2020
O1 Properties becomes office partner of the UN Global Compact in Russia

October 26, 2020. O1 Properties has taken a role as office partner of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) in Russia. The headquarters of the Russian National Network of the UNGC has moved to the Silver City business centre, owned and operated by O1 Properties. The office space is provided on a special conditions.

Elena Belevtseva, Marketing and Communications Director of O1 Properties, said: “We highly appreciate the work of the UNGC National Network to promote sustainable business principles and integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the Russian business agenda. We share the values of the Global Compact, which we joined in 2019. Partnership with UNGC in selection and provision of best-possible office rental was a logical step in expanding cooperation between our Company and UNGC. We are pleased to provide an office for the UNGC National Network and to help its staff to work to the best of their ability.”

Marina Vashukova, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Network in Russia, said: “The Global Compact is a UN initiative that mobilizes a movement of responsible companies. committed to international ethical principles and the global sustainable development agenda. UNGC networks not only unite country participants of the initiative, but also function as independent organizations (in Russia in the form of an Association), promote UNGC’s values and ideas and the sustainable development goals, and carry out their own research and projects. We greatly appreciate any form of assistance for development of the National Network, which is stepping up the level and scale of its work to transform Russian business in the interests of sustainable development and successful participation by Russia in the 2030 Agenda. We are grateful to O1 Properties for understanding the importance of such cooperation, for its active stance and resource support.”

The Silver City class-A business centre is located in central Moscow, on Serebryanicheskaya Embankment, within walking distance of Taganskaya and Kurskaya metro stations. The building is certified to the BREEAM international environmental standard. Silver City stands out from the urban landscape thanks to its striking architectural concept. Its central lobby area incorporates a glass atrium with a water wall. The business centre also has a developed retail zone.

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