Good governance / Social Responsibility

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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30th October 2018 / Good governance / Social Responsibility


AmCham CZ: The next 100 years

Countries are built on the character of their citizens. Each person's talent, energy, and commitment to community contribute to the progress of a nation, and to the sustainability of that advance. An individual with the skills and fortune to make decisions that determine a company's rise also plays perhaps the most vital role in a country's fate, because progress is financed by prosperity. That is why, since its start in 1992, the AmCham has been focused on two things:..
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14th June 2018 / Good governance / Social Responsibility


Quality of Life Index: Říčany in the Lead, Orlová at the Tail

The Central Bohemian town of Říčany has the highest quality of life, while the Moravian-Silesian town of Orlová has the lowest. These are the conclusions of the Quality of Life Index prepared by Obce v datech (‘Municipalities in Data’) in cooperation with Deloitte as its principal consulting partner. The Index compares publicly available data on health, material conditions and relations within the community in all 206 Czech municipalities with extended powers.
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28th January 2016 / Good governance / Social Responsibility


Prague Post: Czech named CoE special representative on migration and refugees

Following reports and allegations of human rights violations against migrants and refugees in Europe, Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has appointed Czech Tomáš Boček as Special Representative on Migration and Refugees. Jagland said: “We will be looking for new legislative initiatives in member states and if necessary also intervene...
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24th September 2015 / Good governance / Social Responsibility


Good Governance: BETTER PLACE APPLICATION connects citizens, town and Foxconn company in Kutná Hora

Publicly responsible social application Better Place has already connected citizens with officials at Town Halls in a hundred towns across the Czech Republic. People using smart phones or the website post tips of what is needed to be repaired or built in the town. Thanks to the application people ...
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