OKD is aware of its position as one of the most important companies in the Moravian-Silesian Region. It strives to participate actively in the development of the region. Besides providing job security for thousands of employees, the company also seeks to improve the environment for all inhabitants of the region.
OKD Foundation is known for supporting the Landek Foundation.
OKD was at the birth of the St. Barbara Civic Association helping those children whose father has not returned home from his job at a mine.
OKD also supports top sports, especially in Karviná. The mining company is the general partner of the successful Baník OKD Karviná handball club. In 2010, the club defended its Czech Champion Title and played in the EHF Cup. Since 2008, the mining company has become the general partner of the second-league MFK OKD Karviná football.
OKD has established the OKD Foundation in order to support health and social care, the public sector, the environment and regional development. Over seven years of its existence, the Foundation supported 1,969 projects of public benefit submitted by non-profit organizations, municipalities and communities distributing a total amount of CZK 290 million. More information on corporate donorship via the OKD Foundation is to be found at www.nadaceokd.cz/en.