SCM is committed to being a wide open company. Our blog is a channel offering breaking news about the Company from our senior executives.
РУС      УКР       ENG
Latest entries
Banks in search of new ways

Banks in search of new ways

About twenty years ago, I had my first bank card from Dongorbank. I felt really advanced. This was the time we used bank cards only to withdraw cash from ATMs. Long time after that payment terminals entered our daily life. Later I learnt to pay via App. It gets better and better as it goes...
Our Сorporate March

Our Сorporate March

This March was full of events. Unfortunately, they were different events, both good and not quite good, in fact very bad ones. I will review the most high-profile of them.
Our common success story

Our common success story

UAH 8 billion. This is how much our key gas producing asset Naftogazvydobuvannya, a part of DTEK Naftogaz, paid in taxes in 2015 and 2016. Over the past two years, our payments have increased manifold, putting us in the top 15 largest taxpayers of Ukraine.
Global Risks 2017: WEF assessment

Global Risks 2017: WEF assessment

Yesterday, the key topic was the annual Global Risks Report prepared by the World Economic Forum before the meeting in Davos. It is a mammoth job: 700 experts evaluated 2016 and tried to predict what would happen to the world in the near future.
Economic patriotism: SCM Group accounts for one in ten hryvnias of industrial investments

Economic patriotism: SCM Group accounts for one in ten hryvnias of industrial investments

British outpost of Ukrainian business

British outpost of Ukrainian business

Much is said that Ukraine needs new foreign investment flows. At the same time, domestic businesses are better to invest abroad.
Three letters: What can MBA diploma say about you

Three letters: What can MBA diploma say about you

Over the last year, almost everybody has asked me why I needed two diplomas in business studies. People do not always know why they need to have at least one diploma.
Corporate social responsibility report: why it is not just a fashionable trend or a waste of time

Corporate social responsibility report: why it is not just a fashionable trend or a waste of time

The well-known expression “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” is often used as an argument in favour of non-financial reports also known as CSR reports. However, we often hear a question: “Why do companies invest so much effort and time in making these reports?” Let’s try to figure it out. Why should...
Adam Smith's broken hand

Adam Smith’s broken hand

This post is not a cautionary tale or a business secret. It is wholly about frustration shared with me — I am confident about it — by all fellow citizens dreaming to see our country to move from the post-Soviet present to a European future. The issue was especially pressing two weeks ago, but I...
Impact of the economy on the country's image

Impact of the economy on the country’s image

I have recently attended the Economic Forum held traditionally in Krynica, Poland.
Things we can do to develop the economy

Things we can do to develop the economy

Last week, I attended the traditional Yalta European Strategy meeting.
Contributing to the graduate employability

Contributing to the graduate employability

Immediately after graduation from a vocational school, college or university we all face job hunting. Many of us heard the same question from potential employers: “Do you have work experience?”