Discount giant Hofer is increasingly relying on Fairtrade cocoa.
The waste disposal initiative Project STOP founded by Borealis and Systemiq in Indonesia will be continued.
This year's Sustainability Action Days have the motto "Realizing global goals for sustainable development together: actively shape your future!"
Austria's largest private TV station group, ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, offers well-founded facts about climate change with the new series of climate heroes.
Even if tourism is going through tough times, sooner or later the travel engine will kick in again. Industry experts expect that travelers will pay more attention to sustainability when making bookings in the future. This is not the only reason why the global hotel industry should seriously consider the issue.
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In cooperation with the World Bank and Co, Austrian consultants are active in all corners of the world. Find current projects here.
The Austrian Development Agency advances the private sector in developing countries with business partnerships. The funding instrument was used for years to support Austrian companies in particular in poor markets. Now they also want to test new things, as an Africa project by Ashoka Austria shows.
Environmental pollution, overfishing, climate change: The world's oceans are at great risk from human influences. A sustainable marine economy, as it is increasingly demanded, should better protect the oceans and at the same time promote prosperity and development.
Georg Kopetz, CEO of the TTTech Group, emphasizes in an interview with corporAID the opportunities new technologies offer for growth and sustainable development. He wants Europe to be more strongly positioned in terms of technology policy and sees China as a role model when it comes to market development through technology exports.
From environmental technology to the feed industry - the plant manufacturer Christof Industries from Graz serves a wide variety of industries. At the moment, the intelligent recycling of waste is being worked on. Not only are new technologies on the radar, but also challenging markets.
Mastering development challenges through innovations and cooperation: That is the purpose of the Lab of Tomorrow, which is now also celebrating its premiere in Austria. Partners from various organizations are looking together for business solutions to the waste problem in the Western Balkans.
corporAID interview with Peter Bamkole, Enterprise Development Center
corporAID Interview with Hans Joachim Zinnkann, GIZ
corporAID interview with Michael Castle Miller, Refugee Cities
corporAID Interview with Karsten Fülster, IFC
corporAID Interview with Paula Pelaez, UN Business Call to Action
corporAID interview with Robert Mudida, Strathmore Business School
corporAID interview with Michel Botzung, IFC
corporAID Interview with Christopher Palmberg, Tekes