Corporate Responsibility, page 2

Volunteers from across the globe met in Hriňová

More than 30 volunteers from across the globe came to the town as part of the European Volunteer’s Week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jun 2017, at 6:25


Responsible business no longer concerns only charity

The most common activities in Slovakia include fair-mindedness regarding employees, health and safety at work, and environmental protection.Peter Adamovsky, 26. Jun 2017, at 6:30

Volunteers from corporate sector help to improve the environment within the initiative Naše Mesto (Our City).

Volunteers of the Year awarded

One of the awards went to a Slovak nun and doctor killed in South Sudan in May 2016.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Jun 2017, at 6:25

The award granted to volunteers.

Volunteering helps the young to get rid of stereotypes

Thanks to volunteering, young people make friends, improve their communication and organisational skills, and become more self-reliant and flexible.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Jun 2017, at 9:30

Young people can learn a lot from volunteering.

Ecuadorian tribe involved in chocolate production

Cocoa from the Taisha region is of the best quality, without any element of cross-breeding or artificial pollination.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Jun 2017, at 9:30

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Sporting events surpass philanthropy dimension

These events inspire an active lifestyle and help to develop philanthropy.Erik Rédli, 23. Jun 2017, at 12:30

Wings for Life attracted more than 155,000 people.

Slovakia has shortcomings in fair trade

People should be interested in whether the food or products from developing countries were grown or made in fair conditions, and not in companies that employ children.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jun 2017, at 12:25

Cacao beans, illustrative stock photo

Foreigners in Slovakia also make a date with their cities

Over 10,000 Slovaks and foreigners participated in the biggest volunteering event in central Europe.Radka Minarechová, 12. Jun 2017, at 13:03


Volunteers will help their cities again

The activities are aimed to improve the environment in which they live and work.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jun 2017, at 21:21

Naše Mesto 2016

Kia: Our goal is to be a responsible member of the community

Carmaker Kia Motors Slovakia wins the main award, Via Bona, for a responsible large corporation.Jana Liptáková, 4. Apr 2017, at 22:05

Car manufacturing in Kia Motors Slovakai in Teplička nad Váhom.

Companies awarded for inspirational projects

The Pontis Foundation rewarded the companies whose activities are aimed at changing the society for the better for the 17th time.Radka Minarechová, 4. Apr 2017, at 22:02

Slovaks most generous on Mondays

The donors at ĽudiaĽuď website help ill children, disabled people, families with financial problems and non-governmental organisations, schools and municipalities.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jan 2017, at 6:30

Disabled people; illustrative stock photo.

Pontis Foundation trains teachers

They learn how to motivate children to do programming by using fairytale characters or figures from well-known computer games.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Jan 2017, at 6:30

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Banks donated to 1,200 projects

They supported mostly preservation of cultural values, sports, social assistance and education.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jan 2017, at 6:30

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Good Angel celebrates 10 years

Thanks to its base of donors, the NGO collects and distributes some €400,000 every month.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jan 2017, at 6:30

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More interest in fair-trade products

But Slovaks are still in the early stages when it comes to awareness about fair-trade products.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jan 2017, at 6:25

Coffee is the most popular fair-trade product.

NGO sector needs to improve transparency

A register of NGOs could bring more order to financing the third sector.Erik Rédli, 27. Dec 2016, at 6:30

More people are volunteering via NGOs.

Pro bono work as a way to assist NGOs

Free-of-charge aid to NGOs is on the rise, but lack of time cited as the main obstacle.Radka Minarechová, 19. Dec 2016, at 6:30

ETP Slovensko has launched several projects to help Roma communities.

Whistleblower law underused so far

A total of 20 whistleblowers applied for protection and five protection performances expired between early 2015 and late September 2016.Peter Adamovsky, 24. Nov 2016, at 8:05

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Blog: Can small Slovak NGOs help solving global challenges?

A small gesture in the beginning can have a huge impact in the end, especially when workshops and educative tools are used on a weekly basis.17. Aug 2016, at 14:30