Gordana Kovačević, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, has been ranked the first among the 10 most powerful women for the fourth consecutive year, and manages a successful technology company. The choice of the ten most powerful women in Croatian business was presented during the Lider’s conference “Women in Business” held at Zagreb Fair.
The celebration of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) Day was held on Friday, November 23. The ceremony was opened with an introductory speech by the dean, associate professor Gordan Gledec, PhD. The guests were also welcomed by the Rector of the University of Zagreb Professor Damir Boras, PhD, and State Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Education Tomo Antičić, PhD, acting as a representative of the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Croatia. The most successful students and employees were awarded recognitions and awards of the Faculty. After the ceremony, guests had the opportunity to see an exhibition of posters presenting FER projects. Ericsson Nikola Tesla is a partner of the Faculty through various forms of collaboration and of the top students as well.
Between 2014 and 2018, average time spent on social media apps increased by almost 60 percent. Less than one in five trust information they read in social media. Almost 70 percent think social media companies should ensure there is no fake content on their platforms. One in five believe they will get more of their news from social media in the coming five years.
The eleventh CSR Index award ceremony was held at the 10th Conference on corporate social responsibility, which was organized by the Croatian Chamber of Economy and Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development (HR PSOR) at the Esplanade hotel in Zagreb. The competition is carried out by a methodology which enables the companies to objectively evaluate their socially responsible practices and compare them with other companies’ practices. This year, Ericsson Nikola Tesla won the award in the area: Responsible workplace policies and practices.
It is well-known that parents are under considerable pressure while trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance on a daily basis. In order to encourage companies to strategically think how to be a good partner to their employees not only during their working hours, the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy has awarded the “Family-Friendly Employer” recognition to selected companies with the best solutions in creating a friendly atmosphere with the employees and their families.
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