2.1. The Company was established in order to perform activities aimed at meeting the needs and requirements of the shareholders:

  • popularization of cooperative ideas, holding events in order to expand the arears and business sites of the Company, attraction of individuals and legal entities;
  • merging of individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation, and the near and far-abroad countries into the international consumer cooperative (ICC);
  • establishment of a sustainable international economic and financial base on the basis of share contributions through the implementation of business and other activities;
  • establishment of a treasury and a funds transfer network between the organizations, departments, cooperative units and structural subdivisions within the ICC and between the shareholders (while keeping personal savings of the shareholders' demand deposit accounts);
  • establishment of associations of organizations from various industries and agricultural sector based on the principle “from the producer to the consumer”;
  • establishment of a valid mechanism for the exchange of material assets and services between the individuals and legal entities in the ICC system by addition and reduction in the share contributions of shareholders;
  • establishment of a financial support fund by attracting funds from the shareholders to provide financial assistance to the ICC shareholders;
  • participation in a program to support the independent population strata, veterans and disabled war veteran, disabled children, pensioners;
  • meeting the social, economic and cultural needs and interests of the ICC shareholders on the basis of combination and mobilization of their material, financial, technical, intellectual, information resources, property and non-property rights;
  • agricultural production, storage and processing of products;
  • protection of the rights and interests of its shareholders as the consumers in terms of their provision with the affordable goods and services;
  • legal assistance to the ICC shareholders and protection of their rights and legitimate interests;
  • protection of the financial interests of the shareholders’ families, including the loan granting, provision of the goods, property and other assets for unlimited, gratuitous and compensated use;
  • establishment of a system for supplying shareholders with the goods, products, services at favorable prices, including organization of the share contribution collection from the ICC shareholders, purchase of the goods, products, services from the citizens and legal entities in the interests of the ICC shareholders with the subsequent issuance of these goods, products, services to them at the points of acceptance/return of the share contributions;
  • production of the goods, products, services in the interests of the ICC shareholders with the subsequent issuance of these goods, products, services to them with the targeted delivery through the order department;
  • development of conventional mutual assistance and self-organization in the area directly affecting the property and consumer interests of the shareholders’ families;
  • establishment for the social support system for the population, complementing the public one;
  • development of a payment card system with a refund of the payments up to 20 (twenty) % to the shareholder's card;
  • establishment of the cash settlement centers for the MAO ICC shareholders;
  • establishment of a non-state pension fund for the shareholders and employees in order to ensure timely targeted provision of pensions and pension payments, as well as to manage the NPF budget, and control its spending in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
  • establishment, support and development of the county territorial communities (CTC), stanitsa communities, hamlets, etc.


2.2. The business profile of the Company shall be any activity performed in the interests of its shareholders and for the shareholders, not prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation, including the following:

  • purchase of food and industrial goods in the interests of shareholders and for shareholders, including any cars and other vehicles, with their further provision for use or ownership with the payment by installments;
  • improvement of the well-being, quality and standard of living of the shareholders and candidates for the shareholders of the Company based on the combination of their efforts and resources to effectively solve the tasks set;
  • provision of assistance to the shareholders of the Company in purchasing the apartments and other real estate, vehicles, land plots, expensive furniture, audio and video equipment, refrigerators and washing machines, repair of the apartments, summer cottages and meeting their similar needs;
  • assistance in the creation of highly equipped jobs (primarily at home) for the Company's shareholders, including those with limited work capacity, as well as low social security;
  • ensuring the efficient conduct of the Company's business activity, introduction of the high technologies, informatization and other achievements of scientific and technological progress, mastering the technology changeover control process on the basis of the developing production, consolidation and sales cooperation;
  • establishment of a developing logistic (transport and distribution) system as an optimal mechanism for the delivery of goods, stakes and services from the producers to the Company's shareholders;
  • development of the mechanisms for consumer exporting, consumer certification and consumer rating assessment of the goods, stakes and services available on the market;
  • foreign economic activity;
  • provision of the best conditions for self-fulfillment (self-knowledge, self-development and self-realization) of the Company's shareholders and their family members, development of the individual obligation emission and circulation systems of the Company's shareholders for this purpose;
  • purchase, production and sale of food and industrial goods;
  • connection of the shareholders to a local network, arrangement of information space, provision of access to the global Internet network;
  • assistance in provision of the shareholders with information relating to the partners, buyers, opportunities and conditions for attracting investments and loans;
  • assistance to the shareholders in using the banking, stock exchange, insurance and clearing mechanisms for managing assets, repaying debts and attracting funds;
  • selection, expertise, methodological, organizational, legal and financial support of the projects;
  • training of the shareholders in the field of investment and loan attraction and return guarantees, marketing and management methods, culture and ethics of business relations, based on the best world standards;
  • participation in the international financial programs for the reinvestment of advanced projects;
  • performance of the research and development works;
  • purchase, production, sale of pharmaceutical products, medical equipment, tools;
  • purchase, production, distribution of the audio, video and film products, arrangement of film, audio, video release services and broadcasting via a local network;
  • establishment and operation of the public catering enterprises;
  • popularization of ideas based on the international cooperation principles, its communication to each shareholder, including via Internet;
  • creating conditions for increase in the educational and business preparedness of shareholders, improvement of their practical consumer cultural behavior, primarily in relation to strengthening of its infrastructure and investment focus;
  • ensuring the efficient conduct of business activities, introduction of high technologies, information and other achievements of scientific and technological progress;
  • participation in the international programs to support vulnerable segments of the population, veterans and disables servicemen, persons disabled from childhood, pensioners, students, military population, persons retired from active duty;
  • development of cooperation with the international, Russian and foreign companies, associations, charitable and public organizations, development and implementation of measures to develop cooperation with them and their involvement in the Company;
  • participation in the communities of consumer cooperatives, international consumer societies, the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and other international consumer cooperation communities;
  • mutual assistance and provision of economic benefits by the shareholders participating in the business activities of the Company;
  • healthcare, improvement of the financial, cultural and educational level of the shareholders;
  • performance of entrepreneurial activity, if it is aimed at achievement of the goals for which it was established;
  • participation in the business companies, cooperatives, being an investor in the trust partnerships;
  • provision of crediting and advancing of money to the shareholders;
  • implementation of foreign economic activity following the procedure prescribed by these Articles of Association and the legislation of the Russian Federation;
  • arrangement of a network of specialized enterprises and brand stores;
  • retail and wholesale trade in the imported and Russian goods for rubles;
  • development of a unified information space for the Company's shareholders;
  • acquisition of intangible assets and their use by the shareholders;

-- public education, training and retraining of personnel for the employment of shareholders in the ICC;

  • establishment of own development funds for the needs of shareholders (mutual, designated reserve, savings, pension, indivisible, etc.) in accordance with the applicable legislation.
  • provision of the risk-free settlement and transfer system for the shareholders;
  • financial intermediation in the interests of shareholders;
  • securities services;
  • issuance of non-equity securities, namely bills of exchange; issue of the certificates and other securities in accordance with the procedure established by the applicable legislation, internal accounting units for the MAO ICC shareholders;
  • livestock breeding and crop production;
  • production of agricultural products;
  • wholesale trade in the agricultural products, by-products and semi-finished products;
  • purchase from the citizens and legal entities of agricultural products and raw materials, products and goods of the personal subsidiary plots and fields, wild fruits, berries and mushrooms, medicinal and technical raw materials with their subsequent processing and sale;
  • collection of wild fruits, berries and nuts;
  • poultry and cattle breeding;
  • production of meat and meat food;
  • production of the prepared animal feed;
  • pig breeding;
  • processing and conservation of potatoes, fruits and vegetables;
  • wholesale trade in fruits, vegetables and potatoes;
  • fish farming;
  • beekeeping;
  • provision of housing and temporary residences;
  • arrangement of tourist services;
  • purchase, rental, repair and maintenance of all types of vehicles for the needs and interests of the shareholders;
  • organization and maintenance of parking lots for the shareholders;
  • fund raising;
  • assistance to the shareholders in the selection and purchase of housing;
  • legal assistance, including assistance in registering the real property titles;
  • construction of residential buildings, apartments and other residential and non-residential facilities for the shareholders,
  • production of repair and construction works for the needs of shareholders;
  • development and use of information systems and products in the interests of shareholders under the program of "Stock-market economic management mechanisms";
  • installation and operation of the systems and communications in the interests of shareholders;
  • conclusion of agreements in the interests of shareholders with the existing communications providers for access to the tariffs and services on favourable terms;
  • production and distribution of the consumer goods, industrial and technical products to the shareholders;
  • establishment and development of the waste-free production programs;
  • collection, transportation, storage, use, decontamination, disposal of waste with the 1-4th hazard class from various industries;
  • production of the necessary raw materials from the production waste for use in other types of activities;
  • establishment and development of knowledge-intensive industries with the involvement of highly qualified scientific and industrial personnel;
  • management of sports and recreational events for the shareholders;
  • organization and holding of cultural events for the shareholders;
  • arrangement of medical assistance for the shareholders;
  • arrangement of recreation and tourism for the shareholders;
  • repair and rental of all types of household equipment in the interests of shareholders;
  • participation in the unions and associations;
  • holding the Olympiads, Universiades, World Championships;
  • other activities in the field of sports;
  • construction of low-rise university-type settlements and village Cossack societies for the Company's shareholders with the energy, economic and monetary autonomy, creation of a home-based system of jobs and educational parks, included in the unified educational and business system of the Company, formation of the consumer certification systems for consumer rating evaluation of the goods, services and stocks, implementation of the strategic investment programs aimed at improving the level and quality of life of the Company's shareholders, including on the basis of the comprehensive development of systems for ensuring the active safety of the Company's shareholders in the economic, environmental, information and other areas;
  • creation of conditions for ensuring the physical, economic, environmental, informational, legal and other security of the Company's shareholders, active protection of their consumer rights in the judicial bodies and state agencies, including the foreign and international ones, development of charitable activity of the Company's shareholders and systems of their interaction and mutual assistance;
  • possession and use of land and other natural resources, movable and immovable property in accordance with the procedure established by the applicable legislation;
  • expansion and renewal of the material and technical resources of all industries and business areas of the Company, especially the infrastructure of direct interaction between the consumption and the manufacturer (through establishment of the online order department at the place of residence, work and leisure of the Company's shareholders);
  • development of exhibition activities, auctions, information and advertising programs;
  • study and educational activities, distribution of printed publications for issuing to the shareholders, advertising, publishing and other activities that ensure the more effective achievement of the statutory goals;
  • performance of all other types of business activities, as well as other works and provision of services that meet the objectives for which the Company has been established that are not prohibited and do not contradict the legislation of the Russian Federation.

The company shall be entitled to carry out entrepreneurial activity insofar as it serves to achieve the objectives for which it has been established.

2.3. If the proposed business activities are subject to licensing in accordance with the law, the Company shall receive such a license in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.