Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

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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14th September 2018 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


Plogging Czechia – a new eco-friendly fitness trend jogs into the picture

For the first time in the Czech Republic, World Cleanup Day will see active runners taking part in a nod to a latest phenomenon known as “plogging”. The activity arose from the combination of jogging and litter collecting, or plocka upp in Swedish. Runners up and down the country who have responded to an appeal on social media will take part in the event under the umbrella of the Plogging Czechia project backed by the Czech Association for Corporate Social Responsibility (A-CSR) in collaboration with Coca-Cola.
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23rd November 2017 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


New Europe 100 Challengers 2017

The 2017 New Europe 100 is the fourth annual list of central and eastern Europe’s brightest and best citizens who are changing the region’s societies, politics or business environments and displaying fresh approaches to prevailing problems. The individuals from 14 countries were selected by Res Publica, the Warsaw-based journal; Google; the state-supported Visegrad Fund promoting integration within central Europe; and the Financial Times.
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1st September 2017 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


WEF: These three factors are critical to the success of future cities

Great innovation is taking place in Copenhagen and other cities around the world to create more connected and optimised citizen experiences. Although technology is often seen as the main engine for these city overhauls, it is equally important to look after the “softer” drivers of connected cities – empower citizens, create open and experimental collaborations and identify new strategies for rewarding less profit-driven achievements, says an article published on the World Economic Forum portal.
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24th October 2015 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


Competitiveness: Prague Post: Socially responsible companies recognized

Brewery Plzeňský Prazdroj and building firm Skanska share the first place in the competition top socially responsible company 2015 in the category of big companies, with engineering firm Galvamet winning among small enterprises, contest organizers told the Czech News Agency...Read more. View also ...
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14th October 2015 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


Competitiveness: OECD How's life? report: Volunteering makes 2% of GDP per year

On 13 October, OECD published their How's life report measuring well-being in the member states and partner countries, capturing both material well-being (such as income, jobs and housing) and the broader quality of people’s lives (such as their health, education, work-life balance, environment, s...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic