corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)

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.

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Display in progress

Like almost no other format, world exhibitions offer a high-profile forum for future topics and innovative solutions. The next EXPO, which will take place on October 20, 2020 ...
water crisis

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Global water crisis

Since the 1960 years, water consumption by agriculture, industry and communities has increased immensely globally. This has - even more than lack of rain -...
The Viktualia Award is now looking for ambitious projects and ideas for avoiding food waste.

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Startup competition Greenstart: Price rain for green ideas

You did it: At the end of May, three young Austrian companies won the start-up competition Greenstart with their ideas on the subject of resource conservation, which this year for the fourth time ...

Global Business

Better neighbors

A close relationship with Africa is likely to be a major concern of the EU Commission that started in late 2019.
Africa Innovation Challenge of the WKO

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Africa Innovation Challenge on 25. June 2019

Africa is a continent of opportunities and challenges at the same time. Austrian companies have recently made greater use of these opportunities: exports to sub-Saharan Africa rose by around 2018% in 20. At the same time the continent stands ...
German Development Minister Gerd Mueller, CSU, speaks at Africaconnect.

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New Development Investment Fund for Africa

Companies looking to invest in Africa can now apply for funding under the Development Investment Fund. The starting signal for the AfricaConnect program, the ...
Africa Continental Free Trade Area

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Africa: Free trade on the horizon

According to plans of the African Union, Africa should in the long run become a huge free trade area with unlimited movement of people and goods. In May succeeded ...

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Help for helpers

With the “Found!” Program, the Deloitte Future Fund goes every year in search of social start-ups that support refugees on the often difficult path to work.

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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 ...

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.