corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)

New States

Separate paths

Issue 86 - spring 2020
We live in an era of secession, since the end of World War II the United Nations has won 133 new members. What are the success factors for new countries? And: Will the political world map continue to crumble in the coming years?


Use strengths better

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Susanna Moorehead, chair of the OECD's Development Assistance Committee, sees one of the big questions for the future in reconciling climate change efforts with the economic and social development of poor countries. She wants Austria to have more financial commitment and more holistic access to development cooperation.

Market-creating innovations

See new markets

Issue 86 - spring 2020
For politicians, non-voters are a hotly contested target group. At the same time, the situation is different in business: too few entrepreneurs have radar on those who do not have access to existing products. The concept of market creating innovations by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen should change that.


Climate factor forest

Issue 86 - spring 2020
To protect the environment and the climate, there are more and more initiatives to restore forests worldwide. If you want to restore destroyed forests sustainably, you should also pay attention to long-term use. It is important to get all the players on board.


Knowledge turbo for international business

Issue 86 - spring 2020
What skills are required so that domestic companies can succeed in distant markets? The education and training opportunities in Austria on the subject of internationalization are varied, but emerging and developing country markets are only occasionally in the spotlight.

Financing for development

Impact investing

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The motto should be 'impact first' if capital is to be directed in the right direction to achieve the global goals for sustainable development. Better cooperation between private and public investors could help here.

development actors

The fight for better work

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
For a hundred years, the International Labor Organization ILO has been advocating decent working conditions worldwide. Today, it has long been more than just a standard-setting organization.

3 conversation

Building bridges into practice

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Stefan Grafenhorst, Peter Stettner and Wolfram Tertschnig discuss how companies can translate the global goals for sustainable development into day-to-day business and what role political orientation plays in this.

Urban mega projects

New in the nothing

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
New city! Think big! This is likely to be on the to-do list of heads of state of Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines, which are building billion-dollar administrative seats.


Export turbo with broad impact

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Helmut Bernkopf, Member of the Board of Oesterreichische Kontrollbank OeKB, on the challenges in export finance and how OeKB is expanding its presence in the area of ​​sustainability.

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