respect for the diversity of view

Investing in our communities

We give back to the community and engage ourselves within society. Since 2012 the Group collected more than 3 million euro in donations thanks to projects such as “A heart for children”. We invest in our workforce by offering targeted trainings.

a heart for children

Ringier Axel Springer supports disadvantaged children and their families in Serbia and Slovakia through the annual charity campaign „A heart for children“

Since 2013 “Heart for children” by the Blic Foundation collected funds in order to help socially disadvantaged children in Serbia. Already more than 400 children and their families across Serbia were supported with donations in furniture, home appliances, firewood and reconstructions in their home.

Also Ringier Axel Springer Slovakia supports disadvantaged children and their families and focusses on donations for better health and better education.  Since the start of the campaign over EUR 3 Mio. have been collected thanks to “A heart for children”.

FAKT foundation

The Fakt Foundation was founded in 2010. The charitable foundation focuses on helping children with severe psychomotoric disorders. In the years 2011 and 2012, the Fakt Foundation provided help to ca. 50 children and 30 families who lost their loved ones in a car accident. The Foundation has received support from well know personalities from the world of politics, business and entertainment.

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congress of regions in Świdnica

Ringier Axel Springer Poland is one of the initiators and organisers of the National Congress of Regions held in Świdnica. Its mission is to support the development of social communities and entrepreneurship on the local level. Congress participants present practical solutions that can be implemented by the representatives of local governments.

It is a good occasion for representatives of local governments to hold discussions with the business community, NGOs, and representatives of ministries and central government agencies. The Congress of Regions in Świdnica has been held regularly since 2010.


supporting our workforce

At Ringier Axel Springer we invest in programs and initiatives which support our workforce in their career development and facilitate collaboration across departamental or geographical borders. We are convinced that lifeflong learning is an important key to maintain an agile and innovative workforce. Ringier Axel Springer offers as well programs which prepare the next management or journalist generation.

digital media campus

The Digital Media Campus is the excellence program by Ringier Axel Springer Media AG to train its young and talented journalists and prepare them for all the requirements of digital publishing.

ringier axel springer mentoring program

The Ringier Axel Springer Mentoring Program offers junior managers and journalists working for the company to benefit during 12 months from the exchange and network of a mentor. The mentor is member of the senior management of the company and supports the mentee on reflecting the mentee’s professional development.

ringier axel springer people awards

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG recognizes each year exceptionalemployees in the three categories: journalistic story, agent of change and Innovator.