Meetings and consultations are the fundamental basis of KPO activity in the area of corporate social responsibility. The existing dialogue in the format of Village Councils with local communities allows KPO to answer their questions, discuss suggestions and initiatives as they arise, helping to address their concerns.
The Village Councils help identify priorities for KPO’s social investment in the villages. These bodies were established in 2005 as provided by a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Burlin District Akimat, the District Maslikhat and KPO.
In 2019, as part of the Village Councils KPO held six meetings in the six communities around the Karachaganak Field: Priuralnoye, Uspenovka, Zhanatalap, Zharsuat, Karachaganak, Dimitrovo. Social, environmental and emergency evacuation issues were the main topics. Special consideration was given for socially vulnerable groups of the community. As part of community development programmes, 200 vouchers for Akzhayik Health Resort were provided to the elderly people and 78 schoolchildren were placed with the Eurasia Summer Camp.