signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Investment and Innovation in
Moscow region aimed at implementation of new ecological and environmental
protection technologies within the region.
Schapov, President of Mars Russia, and Denis Butsayev, Deputy Prime-Minister of
Moscow Region, signed the tree-year agreement at their meeting during the
Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018.
this is a significant agreement for us. Ecological and environmental safety and
protection are among priorities of the region development programs. This
support from investors operating within the Moscow Region is very important for
us. We have a long history of cooperation with Mars. While operating in Moscow
Region for over 25 years, their factories have implemented several
modernisation programs. Mars production grows and develops consistently. Their
new, up-to-date, and relevant project is to be implemented within 3 years,” as
advised by Denis Butsayev, Deputy
Prime-Minister of Moscow Region and Minister of Investment and Innovation in
safety is of the key aspects in our Sustainability program. Since 2015, we have
not send waste to landfill. We also implement an annual decrease in energy and
water consumption per ton of products. These are investments into the future we
want to build for our children and grand-children,” points Valery Schapov, President of Mars Russia, during the
infrastructure project to be performed on pet food production factory in
Luzhniki settlement of Stupino urban district in Moscow Region will be one of
the first initiatives implemented within the agreement. Mars plans construction
of new full-cycle biological treatment facilities and surface run-offs
treatment facilities on the factory.
bring new jobs into the region. Total amount of investments will be RUB 800
million. Expected implementation period is 1Q 2021.
agreement has a strategic importance for the company. Five out of 10 Mars factories
in Russia are located in Moscow Region. The company invests in modernisation of
its facilities every year. For instance, Mars invested over RUB 2 billion in