Dorogobuzh (a member of Acron Group) has for the first time been recognised in two categories: Finding Solutions to Local Social Issues and Corporate Charity and Best Industrial Employer for Employees with Families.
On 25 December 2018, Smolensk regional governor Alexey Ostrovsky presented the national awards to Dorogobuzh Executive Director Evgeni Sozinov. The contest was sponsored by the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.
The governor also presented Dorogobuzh Culture Centre director Oleg Nasikan and costume designer Elvira Khankeeva with letters of appreciation for Dedicated Work, Highly Professional Discharge of Duties and Strong Performance during the Regional Phase of the Contest.
In 2017, Dorogobuzh spent over RUB 31 million on social and economic development in its footprint region and on charity. Social benefits for employees totalled RUB 56.8 million.
In 2017, Dorogobuzh was recognised for promoting healthy lifestyles at an industrial organisation.