The cooperation agreement was signed by the Vologda Group of Companies JSC and the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Vologda region

On February 9, 2022 the Head of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Vologda region Victor Pesterev and the General Director of JSC “Vologda Timber Group” Alexander Shangin signed an agreement on cooperation in the prevention, detection and suppression of illegal acts at the objects of JSC “VLP Group”, information interaction in the prevention of economic, corruption, extremist and terrorist crimes, as well as increasing the level of patriotic

Interaction between the parties is supposed to be based on the principles of legality, humanism, respect for and observance of human and civil rights and freedoms, confidentiality, coordination of actions, prompt decision-making, equality, independence of each party in choosing forms and methods of achieving the set objectives, within the powers granted by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

To this end, joint inspections of violations of existing legislation, exchange of information on issues of mutual interest, working meetings, meetings and joint consultations are planned.

Alexander Shangin, General Director of JSC “Group of companies “Vologda timber industry”:

«Signing an agreement with the Department of Internal Affairs of the region will interact with the police at the district level on law enforcement activities, solve problems in a timely and prompt manner, work within the framework of the agreement on preventive activities among employees, their families and relatives, the suppression of illegal actions at the enterprises of the Group of companies».

Victor Pesterev, Head of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Vologda region, Police Major General:

«Taking into account the fact that young people work at enterprises, it is advisable to encourage them to join voluntary groups of people to protect public order and help law enforcement agencies. Another area that will help to establish cooperation is the promotion of healthy lifestyles: conducting awareness-raising work in the workforce about the dangers of psychoactive substances consumption.».

“Group of companies “VLP” carries out economic activities in 12 districts of the Vologda region, including leasing forest areas in Vytegorsky, Vozhegodsky, Kharovsky, Ust-Kubinsky, Syamzhensky, Verkhovazhsky, Totemsky, Tarnogsky, Nyuksensky, Velikoustyugsky areas. This agreement applies to all territories where the joint stock company operates.

Vologodskiye Lesopromyshlenniki Group of Companies – dynamically developing Russian timber industry holding with a full cycle of logging and deep processing of wood, which ranks 11th in the top 50 largest timber companies in Russia by revenue and is recognized as the fastest growing company according to the magazine “Forest Industry” in 2020. It has 4 logging companies and 2 sawmills operating in 12 districts of the Vologda region.