PRAGUE, 15th June 2021 – International real estate consultancy company JLL today announced the appointment of Steffen Walvius as Head of Sustainability Services and ESG, effective 14th June, 2021. In his new role at JLL, Steffen Walvius will help the clients with building on their own sustainability performance. JLL as one of the world’s most ethical companies will thus offer this service as the first provider on the Czech market. With this important step in our strategy we want to confirm our commitment to sustainability, emphasize its importance in this sector and help to shape the future of real estate for a better world. Building sustainability and the real estate ESG landscape is evolving very quickly and the real estateContinue Reading

The University of New York in Prague will be hosting its third online public seminar on the 23rd of June at 18:00, this time on the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The discussion will focus on current crises in crypto, and the recent fall of Bitcoin. Our guests will talk about the reasons for the current situation, potential future developments, and what to prepare for. The webinar is open to everyone interested in the topic, regardless of their previous experience with investing in cryptocurrencies. Join the discussion with crypto experts Dominik Stroukal, Ph.D. (Economic expert at SatoshiLabs, Roger) and Kicom (Youtuber and founder of Bitcoin channel). Dan Štastný, Ph.D. (Dean of School of Business Administration, UNYP) will host theContinue Reading

The United States of America is the most generous country in the world over a long period of time according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index. Unlike Czechia that is among the least charitable countries. Americans love helping out people in need. Donating money to charity seems much less common for Czechs. I believe it is not a lack of generosity. In an emergency situation, or when people are touched by a strong story, they do not hesitate to help. Immediately and generously. Although generosity often goes hand-in-hand with charity, Czechs are just very slowly getting used to contributing regularly to charity. While society is getting richer, still a lot of people consider themselves not having “enoughContinue Reading