We are seeking potential winners for our eco Award 2020 special prize, "Internet with Responsibility," which we are offering on the occasion of our anniversary "25 years eco - 25 years Internet with Responsibility". We are on the look-out for companies in the Internet industry that stand out for their exceptional solidarity and sense of responsibility in times of the Corona crisis.
As of now, we would be happy to receive suggestions for possible award winners at email@example.com.
Whitepapers for eco Members
Due to worldwide travel activities and subsequent chains of infection, more and more cases of infection are emerging in Germany. This has concrete effects on the employment relationship. What employers now need to know is explained by the law firm Fieldfisher in its "Q&A Employment Law and Corona". (NOTE: At present, this is just available in the German language, but will shortly also be published in English).
Transparency creates trust. As such, for many years now, the eco Complaints Office has been reporting transparently on its working approach and achievements in the fight against illegal Internet content. For the year 2019 we have also compiled an independent eco Complaints Office annual report, which we will present on 30th March 2020 alongside Maximilian Schubert, President of EuroISPA.
Two domain experts, Marco Hoffmann and Christian Voss, will review the domain year 2019 and give an outlook on 2020. The two experts will take a close look at the registrar market and aftermarket and demonstrate how hosters and registrars should react to changing market conditions. They will also share exclusive insights you would otherwise never get to hear.
The eco Academy offers free webinars (in German or English) on the most relevant topics of the digital world. Take advantage of the opportunity to actively further your education even in these challenging times, and register for our webinars.
For eco members, the past webinars are available for download under members+.
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Around a third of the German workforce (32.6 percent) say that, in the near future, they will increasingly use videoconferencing communicate with customers and colleagues. Over 20 percent want to use more tools for online project work in teams. Around 10 percent are increasingly opting for digital training and education.
“Remote work is easier than you think, you just need up-to-date technology and the courage to adapt,” says Detlev Artelt, eco topic expert for remote working and author and editor of numerous publications on the topic. Artelt suggests five simple steps to provide practical assistance to SMEs looking at introducing remote work in light of COVID-19.
Beyond, of course, the health consequences and the impact on public life, the worldwide spread of COVID-19 means that many people are now staying put at home. This also has an impact on Internet use: With 9.1 Terabit data per second, the Frankfurt Internet exchange DE-CIX set a new world record on 10 March.
At the end of February, the eco Academy launched its webinar service. Emma Wehrwein, eco Project Manager and contact person for the webinars oversees the organization of the webinars on behalf of the eco Association. In a short interview, she explains how the new offer came about, what is special about the webinars, which topics are planned, and for whom the events are directed.