WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Where are the female leaders?

Statistically, women in Poland are better educated than men. They can also boast highly developed soft skills. But there is still much work to be done on the equality of women and men in the labor market as there is a significant difference between the amount of men and women leaders. What’s more, e...

Locked content GUS: women constitute 44.5% of the workforce

According to the Central Statistics Office GUS data, at end-Q3 last year, out of 16.5 million people in the workforce, 44.5 percent were women. The most “feminized” is health care and social care, where 81.7 percent of employees are female. Other sectors with a high percentage of female workers incl...

Learning how to fail

Innovation requires not only money but also being ready to learn from mistakes and, above all, try again. Trying to copy solutions that work well elsewhere is not always the best way to go. WBJ sat down with Filiberto Amati of Amati & Associates to talk about innovation and international expansi...

Locked content PGE wants to build 2.5k MW in offshore wind farms

WSE-listed power utility PGE wants to build offshore wind farms with capacity up to 2.5k MW by 20130, the company’s CEO Henryk Baranowski said. “In theory currently, with big technological development, increased capacity of wind farms and declining prices, our intentions are 2.5k MW by 2030,” he sai...

Locked content Agora to sell its stake in TV station

WSE-listed media group Agora signed a letter of intent with Kino Polska TV regarding selling its stake in the TV channel Stopklatka. “According to the letter of intent, Agora and Kino Polska shall negotiate the rules and conditions of the potential transaction. The letter does not constitute a bindi...

Locked content Lotos Q4 profit grows

WSE-listed fuel giant Lotos posted a PLN 484.7 million Q4 net profit, up from PLN 303.5 million a year ago. Operating profit decreased to PLN 722.7 million from PLN 734.6 million a year earlier. EBITDA dropped to PLN 927.6 million from PLN 1.04 billion a year ago. Group revenues decreased to PLN 7.0...

Locked content BZ WBK to set up mortgage bank

The management board of WSE-listed lender BZ WBK adopted a resolution on the intention to set up a mortgage bank in the group’s structure under the name BZ WBK Bank Hipoteczny, the company said in a market filing. “In connection with the creation of Bank Hipoteczny, the Bank will obtain a stab...