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Ursula Weber

Ursula Weber
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Ursula Weber has been writing for corporAID magazine since 2003. Previously, the PhD in education worked for several years in the teaching profession and in specialist journals.

Economic Partnerships

Where the sun glows

Issue 79 - January | February 2019
The BFI Burgenland, together with the Serbian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, is establishing a technical academy that will counteract the high shortage of skilled workers by providing training for industrial staff and the unemployed.

Interview

early warning system

Issue 79 - January | February 2019
Prewave, a spin-off from the Vienna University of Technology, uses Artificial Intelligence to predict sustainability risks in the supply chain.

Sustainable supply chains

Digital perspective

Issue 79 - January | February 2019
Transparency is the new maxim in supply chain management, digital technologies push the trend. Mondi demonstrates how a global corporation can go there. Pioneering in the retail sector is provided by the Hofer retail chain in Austria.

Interview

Know your suppliers!

Issue 79 - January | February 2019
Implementing sustainable supply chains starts with knowing your own supply chain, says Europe's head of global NGO, BSR, Tara Norton.

Economic Partnerships

First class power plants

Issue 78 - November | December 2018
Together with the Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank, the Tyrolean engineering group ILF intends to set up planning competencies for hydroelectric power plants in Laos and open up the energy market for private investors with high quality standards.

Sustainable supply chain

Not without works council

Issue 78 - November | December 2018
Every garment has its own chemistry, regardless of whether the base fiber is natural or synthetic. Many initiatives are committed to banishing harmful substances from clothing, and some address the root of the problem.

Interview

When works councils start

Issue 78 - November | December 2018
Employee representation can often make sense in enforcing labor and social standards along the supply chain, as examples show.

Interview

Important orientation

Issue 77 - September | October 2018
The sustainability focus is currently more on packaging than on value chains, says Cafe + Co boss Fritz Kaltenegger.

Seal of approval

Land Consolidation

Issue 77 - September | October 2018
In countries where laws are lacking or not effective, farmers can rely on a variety of voluntary labels to ensure sustainable production. With their merger, the top labels Rainforest Alliance and Utz now make a ...

Economic Partnerships

Tech-Ak for Serbia

Issue 77 - September | October 2018
The BFI Burgenland, together with the Serbian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, is establishing a technical academy that will counteract the high shortage of skilled workers by providing training for industrial staff and the unemployed.