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.

Spotlight issue

27th May 2021 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

Global Private Equity Responsible Investment Survey 2021: From compliance to value creation

Multiple crises over the past 18 months have delivered a stark wake-up call to the world. If we’re going to prevent further pandemics, reduce the risks of climate change, build a more equitable society and still generate growth, it’s clear that we’ll have to create more sustainable economies and systems.
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14th April 2021 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

Carbon neutral flying – Lufthansa Compensaid now available to corporate customers

Companies can offset their business air travel New for corporate customers: "Compensaid Corporate Program" With Sustainable Aviation Fuel passengers travel in a climate-friendly way First customer is insurance provider AXA Deutschland  
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30th March 2021 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

AmCham Sustainability Council: Opportunities and challenges for sustainability projects? Green projects are here to stay and there should be more of them

Last week, AmCham Sustainability Council held another session within a series of case study presentations focused on successful green projects.
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25th March 2021 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

Erste Group supports social organizations in CEE with emergency loans during Covid-19 crisis

Erste Group’s Social Banking is helping social organizations in CEE by offering them Covid-19 emergency working capital loans for which the ERSTE Foundation is covering all loan-interest payments for 2021 . Initially launched in May 2020, these loans aim to support non-profit organizations (NPOs), especially those within the fields of health and social welfare. Based on the demand coming from the social sector, Erste Group has prolonged the initiative until September 2021. Erste Group disbursed EUR 14 mn in loans, including emergency working capital loans, to over 100 social enterprises and NPO’s in 2020.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic