Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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9th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Why net-zero supply chains are the next big opportunity for business

Focusing on sustainability encourages you to rethink your business for the future and gain favor from a broad group of stakeholders.  
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6th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Ministry of Industry and Trade presents Czech Hydrogen Strategy

The EU member states have committed to achieving climate neutrality across the EU by 2050. Following this obligation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade presented the Czech Hydrogen Strategy at an international hydrogen conference held on 16 July 2021.
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22nd July 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

More Economical Engines, Hydrogen-powered Aircraft: Prague Airport Moves Towards Carbon Neutrality

Prague Airport wants to be carbon neutral by 2030 with the help of new technologies, more economical engines, sustainable fuels and hydrogen or electric propulsion of aircraft. Therefore, Prague Airport has joined the International Association of Airports’ (ACI) Net Zero initiative. ACI associates more than 200 airports committed to achieve Net Carbon Neutrality.    
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13th July 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Squake – the industry solution for sustainable travel and mobility offers

The new IT solution enables companies to integrate sustainable offers for customers into their product portfolio The platform supports achieving CO2 reduction targets and accelerating the transition to sustainable mobility  
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10th March 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Erste Group to phase out business activities in the thermal coal sector by 2030

Erste Group launched a long-planned review of the fossil fuel chapters in its “Responsible Financing Policy” at the end of 2020, following a delay due to the global pandemic. The increased urgency brought about by rising global temperatures has led Erste Group to tighten its financing parameters for thermal coal related activities. “The Corona pandemic is an obvious chance for an ecological reboot for the whole economy. I believe that future growth must come from sustainable projects,” said Bernd Spalt, CEO of Erste Group.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic