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 February 2020 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


Over two-thirds of Sustainable Development Goals could be bolstered by emerging tech, including AI and blockchain

New report examines how technology advances can drive large scale, sustainable change across industries and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals
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12th February 2020 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


T-Mobile Takeoffs: 20% of students want to start their own business, 64% of them are considering starting a business

7 out of 10 students would consider environmental impacts when running own business Sustainability is an important parameter for students and competitors from previous years as well News in the tenth year of T-Mobile Takeoffs: the Award for Responsible Business and the Award for Best Technology Solution
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30th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


Using paper towels costs CTP offices in Brno up to half a million CZK per year, the study showed

The analysis carried out this year by the Institute of Circular Economics in the Spielberk office center of CTP Invest in Brno has its numbers. For example, it showed that paper towels account for 31% of all waste produced in the office complex, and buying and disposing of waste within the waste management costs the company over half a million crowns a year.
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29th January 2019 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility


WEF Global Risks Report 2019

The report presents the results of the latest Global Risks Perception Survey, in which nearly 1,000 decision-makers from the public sector, private sector, academia and civil society assess the risks facing the world. Nine out of 10 respondents expect worsening economic and political confrontations between major powers this year. Over a ten-year horizon, extreme weather and climate-change policy failures are seen as the gravest threats.
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic