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CSR day 2021

CSR day 2021

Digital sustainability

The 21th CSR Day will take place on October 16st under the title “Digi for SDG - The new DNA for the economy”.
Machines for Nairobi

Initiative

Machines for Nairobi

The fittings manufacturer Blum and the state of Vorarlberg support the carpenter training in Nairobi, Kenya.
Plates instead of bins

Plates instead of bins

Price for food savers

The ideas competition “Plate instead of a bin” brings companies to the curtain that are committed to saving food.

The current number

Above the clouds

More than 7.500 satellites fly over the earth, a few are also on the move on behalf of African countries.

Interview

Andreas Treichl: More Europe in Alpendorf

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
In an interview with corporAID: Andreas Treichl, new President of the European Forum Alpbach

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.

Woom: Unrestrained demand

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The Klosterneuburg children's bicycle manufacturer Woom is growing at all levels. In addition to the pandemic-induced bicycle boom, the company is benefiting from the fact that the start-up spirit that resulted from the founding of the garage is still not completely gone.

60 years of USAID: A question of size

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The US state development agency USAID is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. With its enormous budget, it was able to achieve great effects in the past decades, especially in the health sector. For the new boss, the increased involvement of local partners is a major challenge.

5 surprising facts about Africa's music and film industry

Streaming is booming in Africa and is opening up unimagined publication and income opportunities for the music and film industry. Whether song or series: African users also have ...

Interview

Greiner CEO Axel Kühner: Globalization has proven itself

Issue 91 - summer 2021
For Axel Kühner, CEO of the Upper Austrian family company Greiner, it is not only globalization that is one of the winners of the crisis. The pandemic has also given plastics a new status, he says in an interview with corporAID.

Covax: Left in the lurch?

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Vaccinating the entire world population against Covid-19 is a mammoth task. In most developing countries there is still a lack of available vaccines, financial resources and, in some cases, factual information - but the fight for global vaccination coverage is ongoing on many levels.

Africa's music and film industry: Streaming Africa

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The African music and film industry is on the rise. Afrobeats stars create hits that the world will dance to, and Netflix is ​​knocking on film studios in Lagos and Cape Town. The increasing presence of international and African streaming service providers is opening up unprecedented revenue opportunities for the African art scene.

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