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

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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27th August 2015 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

Competitiveness: People in Need: Inclusion is worthwhile. Support to teachers is the key.

According to outcomes of a survey carried out by the People in Need (Člověk v tísni) NGO in cooperation with the Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech teachers are increasingly more willing to include children with various handicaps in regular classrooms...Find out more in an interview with Tomáš H...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic