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.

Spotlight issue

14th October 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Almost One-Third of Europe’s Largest Listed Companies Have Pledged to Reach Net-Zero by 2050, Accenture Study Finds

Companies with a net-zero goal reduced emissions by 10% on average over the last decade; those without targets saw emissions increase
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30th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Education

Digitization is changing the labor market, the education system remains unchanged. Vodafone therefore launched the #FutureTalentAcademy digital academy

According to a study by the World Economic Forum called the Future of Jobs Report, 65% of the jobs that today's students will have do not yet exist. In the labor market, the demand for completely new digital skills is gradually growing, which, however, is rarely taught in schools. Therefore, Vodafone, together with leading experts, has launched a free educational platform #FutureTalentAcademy, which will prepare young talents for the position such as web designer or gamedesigner.
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30th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Health Care

To address vaccine hesitancy, first comprehend it.

The first step to solving a problem is to understand it. That’s one of the keys to getting at least some unvaccinated Americans to take action. This week, McKinsey examined vaccine hesitancy and identified some of the reasons for resistance, which, once removed, could help build a bridge to herd immunity. McKinsey experts used this same problem-defining approach to examine how to improve women’s work lives, reduce methane emissions, make organizational transformations more effective, and drive revenue in meal delivery.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic