corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)
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Since 2003, corporAID has been reporting on business-oriented development cooperation and how to create innovative solutions for sustainable global development through corporate responsibility.

Innovation platform Verbund X Accelerator

Islands for Austria

300 start-ups have applied to the Verbund X Accelerator innovation platform to fine-tune energy and infrastructure solutions - six promising projects have now been selected.

UN Global Compact

More ambition asked

New strategy of the UN Global Compact: Companies should make their progress in corporate responsibility more measurable - and there will be more offers tailored to SMEs.

"RecycleMich" initiative

Incentive to collect

The Austrian initiative RecycleMich is testing a digital incentive system to increase the collection rate for one-way beverage packaging.

Austrian export award

New export champions

For the 26th time, the export award was given to domestic companies that have made particular contributions to export and internationalization in recent years.

guest commentary

Corporate cooperation with Impact

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Katharina Jarmai, Senior Researcher at the Josef Ressel Center of the Vienna University of Applied Sciences der WKW, on the added value of multi-stakeholder cooperation in the crisis - and beyond.


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.

US development policy

New look to the outside

Under the new President Joe Biden, the US is again focusing more on development policy and multilateralism - and is providing four billion dollars, among other things, for the Covax vaccination initiative.

New cooperation between OMV and Post

Green hydrogen for climate-friendly logistics

OMV and Austrian Post are working together to promote electromobility with the help of hydrogen fuel cells for truck traffic.

Mondi sustainability plan

Signpost until 2030

The packaging and paper group Mondi has presented a new sustainability plan - and is announcing improvements along the entire value chain.


Fair growth on the confectionery shelf

Manner becomes the largest processor of Fairtrade cocoa in Austria: From now on, all wafers and slices will be made with fair trade cocoa.