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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.

TRIGOS 2020

Award for groundbreaking projects

On September 16th, the Trigo, Austria's most prestigious award for responsible management, was presented for the 17th time. The six award winners reflect the range of sustainability commitments of the Austrian economy.

corporAID web event

Web event: Resuming Business in Emerging Markets: India

online, October 1, 2020
The first part of the corporAID webevent series “Resuming business in emerging markets” will offer insights into India and discuss how Austrian companies can take opportunities that not only help them to recover more quickly from the crisis, but at the same time have an impact on issues like climate change and sustainable development.

Remittances

Billions in declines

Due to the corona-related economic crisis, remittances from migrants to their countries of origin will shrink sharply this year: global transfers that are up to 109 billion dollars lower are feared.

Unlocking Africa's business potential

Africa on the radar

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
In his book, Landry Signé promotes the economic opportunities on the African continent, which far too many international companies still do not ...

Unknown land

view from above

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Whether coronavirus, rising sea levels, inequality, population growth or migration - the world today faces a multitude of challenges. Ian Golding and Robert ...

guest commentary

Designing supply chains sustainably - an opportunity for the brave

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Christoph Soukop sees the stricter human rights regulations as an opportunity for companies to make their business models fit for the future.

Automobile market

Driving tests in Africa

The Volkswagen Group has opened its sixth location in Africa with an assembly plant in Ghana. In perspective, significantly more new cars are to be manufactured in Africa than before.

Call for applicants

Looking for creative solutions

The calls for tenders for two lavishly endowed environmental prizes will run until October 18. We are looking for innovative ideas in many categories, from waste avoidance and ecological construction to participation.

Cooperating corporations

New alliances

Corporations are joining forces to make the economy more climate-friendly and, for example, to protect global water resources.

Corporate climate goals

Climate protection in the core business

The Austrian Post and IKEA are pursuing ambitious climate goals - from e-vehicles to solar panels to beehives.