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Sustainable cocoa

Choco Changer

Fairtrade cocoa is booming

Discount giant Hofer is increasingly relying on Fairtrade cocoa.
Pollution in Indonesia

Plastic pollution

Get out of the environment

The waste disposal initiative Project STOP founded by Borealis and Systemiq in Indonesia will be continued.
Action days for sustainable development

Ideas platform

Make sustainability tangible

This year's Sustainability Action Days have the motto "Realizing global goals for sustainable development together: actively shape your future!"

New series

The climate on the screen

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.

Humanitarian aid: increased

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Breakthrough for Austrian humanitarian aid? The federal government has increased the funds significantly. In an international comparison, however, the need to catch up is still great.

Sustainable hotels

Check-in with a clear conscience

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

News in brief

Expertise from Austria for projects in developing countries

Issues 2021
In cooperation with the World Bank and Co, Austrian consultants are active in all corners of the world. Find current projects here.

Economic Partnerships

Window for innovation

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

Sustainable ocean economy: lifebuoy for the sea

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

Interview

TTTech: Crisis winner technology

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

Christof Industries: Focus on the cycle

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

Lab of Tomorrow: Ideas for waste

Issue 90 - spring 2021
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.

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