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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DHL: Deliver with drones

Whether drones are suitable for the supply of remote areas, logistician DHL tested this year for six months in Tanzania. With a German start-up Wingcopter ...

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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Umdasch Group Ventures: Mobile precast factory

The world population is growing rapidly and with it the need for affordable housing. An innovative solution to this global challenge has recently been added to Umdasch Group Ventures ...

Call for tenders

Looking for creative solutions

The calls for tenders for two lavishly endowed environmental prizes will run until October 18. We are looking for innovative ideas in many categories, from waste avoidance and ecological construction to participation.
Sindbad is one of eight applicants for the GASBA Prize.

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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 ...

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Development Policy: Strategy 2019-2021

In September, the Council of Ministers adopted the new three-year program of Austrian development policy. "We are concerned with sustainable development that reaches people," said Foreign Minister Karin ...

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respACT serves a sustainable summer menu

Business lunch and summer brunch: In July, the CSR company platform respACT hosted three network meetings. The Entrée formed an event in Salzburg on the potential of ...

German development cooperation

"Away from the watering can"

The German government wants to start up its bilateral development cooperation again: A radical reduction of the previous partner countries and many individual projects in favor of selected cooperation partners and larger reform programs is planned.
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 ...

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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 ...