Our Connect with AmCham webinar speakers Normunds Bergs (SAF Tehnika), Roberts Melbardis (Encompass Digital Media Latvia) and Ieva Tetere (SEB) discussed how businesses are preparing for easing of emergency restrictions and how they are coping with current restrictions in their offices and while working remotely. Revisit this event!
On June 4th, we held our first pan-Baltic Women’s Leadership Forum, in cooperation with AmCham Estonia and Lithuania with 3 female leaders: Kerli Gabrilovica from Luminor Group, Ingrida Šimonyte, Economist & Politician, Ingrid Toonekurg from Microsoft Estonia and moderator Kathleen Naglee from the International School in Helsinki. It was such an inspiring and interactive discussion with speakers sharing their experience in light of the current crisis and highlighting key takeaways: authentic leadership, the necessity of taking care of others, the importance of compassion, managing not only time but also energy, readiness to adapt to changes, and the importance of finding connections with others and communication.
At its last meeting the AmCham healthcare work group discussed issues to be addressed in the meeting with the Minister of Health next week, AmCham’s participation in the work groups of the Ministry of Health and the next steps related to the Conference on Data Health and Oncology data project.
In this virtual event, The Three-Box Solution Playbook co-author Manish Tangri, Corporate Development Lead at Intel, gave an in-depth insight into the most strategic crucial box of all of the New York Times bestselling author Vijay Govindarajan’s on how to develop corporate strategy for the future.
As of May 29 Latvia is the first country in the world to introduce a particularly safe and easy virus exposure notification application "Apturi Covid" (Stop Covid) made in Latvia to even better protect our society from the virus. Among participants are our members: airBaltic, Accenture, Bite Latvija, Banka Citadele, Luminor Latvija, Riga Business School, Sakret and SOS Children's Villages in Latvia. Read more: www.apturicovid.lv
During the COVID-19 pandemic a Global KAIZEN™ Barometer was conducted by Kaizen Institute and the survey results were gathered from companies of various sizes, sectors and locations. The purpose of this survey is to gain insights into the state of the economy, to assess the challenges and constraints that executives and managers are facing during these uncertain times, and to study how to adapt effectively and efficiently to a new way of working.
Last week, the European Commission presented an ambitious recovery plan, including a new instrument ‘Next Generation EU’ to boost the EU’s spending capacity. It aims to tackle the ripple effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the European economy. American companies in Europe fully support the Commission's proposal. Read the full statement here.
On May 21, Sorainen received the Baltic States Tax Firm of the Year award at the ITR European Tax Awards 2020. The award, recongizing the firm's remarkable achievements and developments in the tax field, went to Sorainen for the ninth time.
Weekly Newsletter, June 5
Welcome to our weekly newsletter. This week we held our very first Pan-Baltic Women’s Leadership Forum with three amazing leaders from all three Baltic countries. We also had an opportunity to discuss how businesses are preparing for easing of the emergency restrictions. Stay tuned for AmCham updates and join our upcoming events!