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.

Spotlight issue

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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7th September 2015 / Good governance / Social Responsibility

Good Governance: New G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance to promote trust, improve functioning of financial markets

The G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance provide recommendations for national policymakers on shareholder rights, executive remuneration, financial disclosure, the behaviour of institutional investors and how stock markets should function. Sound corporate governance is seen as an essential ...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic