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News in brief

You can read the latest short news from the area of ​​business and development here. The focus is on current developments in national and international development, trade and economic policy as well as current topics and events relating to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

Sindbad is one of eight applicants for the GASBA Prize.

Get Active Social Business Award

GASBA 2020: Shortly before victory

The eight finalists of the “Get active Social Business Award” GASBA 2020 are just before the finish line. Among them, for example, is Sindbad, the young people ...

Climate protection commitment in Austria

Climate pact for large companies

The Climate Active Pact of the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection is entering a new round. Large domestic companies are to be brought on board as important allies in order to achieve the Austrian climate targets.

Who moves Austria

International standing in the field of sustainability

Austrian companies are also successfully involved in the global sustainability parket. For example, OMV recently entered the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the second time ...
744 ships were scrapped at 2018 - most in Asia.

The current number

Last Ahoy

Sinking Shuttles is a classic among children's games. Scrapping ships in the poorest countries has become just as classic: 70 percent of all disused freighters, tankers and ...

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Andritz: China builds on pump

The international technology group Andritz has landed a major order from China: Four pump turbines and motor generators as well as additional equipment will be donated to the Chinese company Shaanxi ...

Who moves Austria

Packaging News

Constantia Flexibles showcased at the Pack Expo in Chicago the "Ecolutions" product line, a lightweight material that is completely recyclable due to the mono material, which at the same time ...

Ethical business

Pact against plastic waste

The European Plastic Pact was launched in Brussels at the beginning of March.

Corona crisis

International aid

International donors - from the International Monetary Fund to the World Bank to the European Union and the G20 countries - are helping developing countries financially in the corona crisis.

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REWE: Naturally successful

Yes! Of course, the Austrian organic brand of REWE International, has received the honorary prize of the Energy Globe World Awards in the Iranian Yazd for the project "Green Packaging".
Sustainable cocoa

Choco Changer

Fairtrade cocoa is booming

Discount giant Hofer is increasingly relying on Fairtrade cocoa.