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Katharina Kainz-Traxler

Katharina Kainz-Traxler
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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.

Corporate Responsibility

Committed in times of crisis

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
In the crisis year 2020, numerous companies are taking the opportunity to demonstrate a sense of responsibility. In doing so, they use different paths and approaches.

Cocoa

More than just the bean

Issue 88 - summer 2020
Only the cocoa beans are important for chocolate production. Some pioneering companies develop innovative products from the valuable remains of the fruit.

Comment

Not taught

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Around 15 days: So rarely will a child in Austria have seen an inside school between mid-March and early September. A certificate ...

The current number

Pact in front of many witnesses

"Yes, I want" say wedding couples mostly in front of many people. In Austria an average of 90 guests celebrate, in India even 525. Due to Covid-19, many weddings are canceled this year (smaller).

UN Global Compact

Compass instead of criticism

Issue 87 - summer 2020
"Uniting the economy for a better world" is the mission of the United Nations Global Compact. With around 11.000 participating companies, the voluntary pact is the largest initiative for sustainable business. The international network is celebrating its 20th birthday this year.

Corona pandemic

Probably the largest return travel movement in the world

With the help of the Navy and the national airline Air India, the Indian government is currently bringing its stranded citizens back home.

Development Cooperation

Small plus for global development

Global development cooperation funds rose slightly in 2019, according to a recent report by the OECD Development Assistance Committee DAC. Austria's ODA rate also increased by 0,01 percent to 0,27 percent of GNI.

COVID-19:

Aid packages for poorer countries

The COVID-19 pandemic poses enormous challenges not only for industrialized countries, but also for developing regions. Increased cooperation and monetary aid packages should now support poorer countries.

The current number

Dangerous shortage

The care key for medical professionals varies widely across the world. In Asia and Africa in particular, there is often a shortage of nurses and midwives.

Global skiing

Novices on the slopes

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Ski magic can not only be experienced in the classic ski regions of Europe and North America. In fact, every continent offers snow and lifts, albeit to a very different extent. The biggest hope market in the industry is the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics: China.