Enhancing national welfare of the Republic of Kazakhstan and providing long-term sustainability for future generations
An investment holding that provides strong financial performance, investment returns and portfolio development on par with leading sovereign wealth funds
One of the key objectives and mandates of the Fund is effective management of portfolio companies through aligning performance indicators with those of the world's leading peer-companies in operation, production, financial performance, commercial activities and income increase from invested capital. Strengthening financial sustainability, increasing operational performance and impoving the efficiency of industrial assets use, as well as implementation of the Transformation Program will become top priorities for achieving this strategic goal.
For the purpose of the effective portfolio management, the Fund plans to optimize and restructure the current asset portfolio and investments projects, to provide the diversification through reinvestment of the funds at the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and, on a long-term perspective, at the foreign markets.
Active participation in the Privatization Program initiated by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan will allow the portfolio companies to reduce public sector participation in the economy of Kazakhstan, stimulate the development of stock markets of the country, strengthen corporate governance and develop private capital.
One of the key objectives of the Fund is to ensure that its activities as well as activities of the portfolio companies correspond with the principles of sustainable development, and cohere its economic, environmental and social goals for sustainable development and creation of economic value in the long term perspective.
The Fund plans to continue the work on achieving a high level of corporate governance and sustainable development, improve the level of corporate governance at the Fund and portfolio companies, build up talent pool and provide the adoption of the basic meritocracy principles during the implementation of new behaviour models for "commercial" mindset and readiness for change.
Re-direction of the sponsor means of the Fund for the needs of communities is defined within the framework of new strategy, as well as implementation of the sustainable development initiatives. The Fund will ensure the commitment to the "green" economy principles and will carry out activities and indicators of the Concept regarding the transfer of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the "green economy".
Investments within the Republic of KazakhstanThe Fund makes investments within the country in order to develop various sectors of the economy of Kazakhstan and projects of strategic importance (in accordance with key state programs), taking into account restrictions established by "yellow pages" principles and legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and non-hindering the development of the private sector.
Investments outside of the Republic of KazakhstanIn the medium and long term perspective the Development Strategy of the Fund foresees distribution of investments outside the Republic of Kazakhstan not related to the national economy and industry, with the purpose of increasing the return and keeping wealth through diversification. The Fund will be create partnerships with leading sovereign funds and other investment companies and funds to make joint direct investments that will finally be strategically linked to the industries of Kazakhstan.
Corporate governanceIn order to ensure efficient management of assets, increase investment attractiveness and successfully fulfill the function of an active investor, the Fund needs to continue introducing best practices of corporate governance in the Fund and portfolio companies in accordance with the recommendations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on corporate governance.
Human capital developmentThe use of the best HR development practices will be achieved through formation of an effective corporate culture at the Fund and portfolio companies, introduction of key principles of meritocracy, transformation of people and introduction of new behaviors of employees for "commercial" thinking and readiness for change.
Sponsorship and social responsivenessThe Fund will continue its activity in providing sponsorship and charity support. Allocation of aid should be reviewed and prioritized based on the needs of society. Relying on the best practices, the Fund will finance social projects in health, education, professional development of youth and community development, projects in the field of environmental protection, art and cultural heritage and knowledge, as well as research, innovation, science and technology, and projects aimed at supporting disadvantaged groups.
Sustainable development initiativesIn order to manage the economic, environmental and social aspects of the activity efficiently and successfully, the Fund will be introducing high ethical standards and build a trust-based corporate culture, will be introducing advanced standards and improve corporate governance, and will invest in human capital and take all measures to ensure environmental sustainability.