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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.

Cotonou follow-up agreement

Partnership 2.0

The multi-year negotiations for the Cotonou follow-up agreement between the EU states and 79 countries from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific region have been concluded.

guest commentary

How companies can create SDG impact

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Athavale Shruti, Assistant Manager Sustainability Services at KPMG Austria, on entrepreneurial SDG impact.

Greenstart initiative

Climate pioneers wanted

Selected start-ups are supported by the Climate and Energy Fund in developing sustainable business models. Meanwhile, Viennese companies can submit projects for the city's sustainability award until September 10th.

Crowd4Climate platform

Climate protection from 250 euros

The Austrian Crowd4Climate platform handles loans for energy and climate protection projects - also for small investors from 250 euros. Two current campaigns are dedicated to renewable energies in Africa.

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.

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.