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Katharina Kainz-Traxler

Katharina Kainz-Traxler
Katharina Kainz-Traxler has been writing for corporAID Magazine since 2006. Before that, the graduate of the Vienna University of Economics and Business was for two years editorial member of an Austrian weekly magazine.

Sustainable hotels

Check-in with a clear conscience

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The modern building complex made of steel, glass and lava rock sits enthroned on the edge of an old volcanic crater, in the middle of nowhere. On a clear day, from here ...


Sustainability in the hotel industry: local impact, global power

Issue 90 - spring 2021
corporAID: Is sustainability still a niche in the hotel industry or is it already mainstream? Wolfgang M. Neumann: There is definitely a strong trend towards more sustainability in ...

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Shrinking forest

It is finely grained, hard and resistant and ideally suited for the construction of instruments and furniture: rosewood is considered the "ivory of the forest" ...


Values ​​that count

Issue 90 - spring 2021
We still learn that the gross domestic product (GDP) is the "total value of all goods, goods and services that a country produces within a year". Fine...

Sustainable ocean economy: lifebuoy for the sea

Issue 90 - spring 2021
When you think of the sea, you probably have a very simple sound in your ear: above the gentle sound of waves, below, peaceful silence. In fact, it's everything in the sea ...

Pet market in Asia

Pet hype

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The hope that lockdowns with dogs, cats or hamsters will be easier to endure is fueling the demand for pets. As the booming market in China and other Asian countries show, the desire for an animal companion is also growing beyond the pandemic where prosperity and urbanization are increasing.

Interview with Yannick Verry, Pet Fair Asia

Only the best for the fur babies

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Yannick Verry explains why the love for pets is growing in China and Southeast Asia and what characteristics shape the Asian pet market.

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Used Cars: Second Life in Africa

There is a life after the end, at least in the automotive industry. Every year millions of decommissioned cars, vans and minibuses make long journeys by ship ...



Edition 89 - Winter 2020
The health, economic and social crisis triggered by the pandemic will certainly keep us busy for a long time. If you believe many reasonable people, then ...

African company

Emerging brands from Africa

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
South Africa, 1987: Two friends meet for lunch in a simple pub in the south of Johannesburg. They order chicken. And the taste is completely ...