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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.

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.

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Boehringer Ingelheim: Healthier Africa

At the beginning of August, Boehringer Ingelheim presented the new initiative "In Reach Africa", with which the pharmaceutical company wishes to contribute to strengthening the African health system. To...

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EU jumps at Gates

Bill Gates heads the Breakthrough Energy Ventures BEV fund, which began working with 1 billion dollars at the end of 2016. BEV promotes innovative ...

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CEE Conference: Cities in the SDG Dialogue

Sustainable urban development is still on everyone's lips, including the two-day CEE conference in Vienna at the beginning of October: representatives from Ljubljana, Kraków, Sarajevo, Jihlava, Prague, ...

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World's Fair: Best Practice in Dubai

Dubai will be hosting the next World Expo from October 2020 to April 2021 under the slogan "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". Around 180 countries will be their ...

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Export Price: Submission for the anniversary

Already to the 25. Sometimes the Austrian Export Prize is awarded to domestic companies. Companies that have achieved exceptional results in internationalization and export can ...

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Push for climate-friendly business ideas

A digital platform for easy identification of sustainable investment funds, a novel energy-saving greenhouse lighting system, a fully automated stone fruit processing technology or environmentally-friendly mobile ...
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 ...
The RecycleMich initiative is supported by 35 beverage brands.

"RecycleMich" initiative

Incentive to collect

The Austrian initiative RecycleMich is testing a digital incentive system to increase the collection rate for one-way beverage packaging.
From left to right: Hans Harrer, Josef Plank, Lukas KasaloLL.M., Mag. Manfred Haimbuchner, Dr. med. Josef Obergantschnig, Michaela Reitterer, Günther Herndlhofer MSc, MBA, Gabriele Stowasser, Dr. med. Alix Frank Thomasser, dr. Johannes Linhart

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Senate of the Economy: Prize for SDG pioneers

Businesses of all sizes and industries are invited to submit to the SDG Awards of the Senate of the Economy: Business models that integrate sustainability and so on ...