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

editorial

Social Engineering

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Like almost the whole world, Austria has been under the spell of the novel corona virus for six months. Both here and there, governments set and continue to set restrictive ...

Comment

Smooth transition

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
This year, World Overshoot Day fell - the day on which more resources were used than nature can regenerate within a year - ...

Interview

Globalization will intensify

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Renationalization tendencies and a lack of self-responsibility endanger our prosperity, warns Georg Kapsch, CEO of Kapsch Group and former President of the Federation of Austrian Industries. For sustainable growth and climate protection, what is needed are above all technological progress and a different kind of globalization for the benefit of all.

Interview

Clear signals

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Global health expert Kalipso Chalkidou calls for more transparency and care in the current efforts to get a Covid-19 vaccine.

Interview

Mini-grid and maxi-task

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Kandeh Yumkella, former director general of the UNIDO industrial development organization in Vienna, sees the long-awaited electrification of Africa as having difficulties in financing issues - and hopes for Europe.

Interview

Harvest Savior

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
US agricultural expert Lisa Kitinoja, founder of the Postharvest Education Foundation, trains smallholders in Africa and Asia.

Comment

Charter in exit

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Since Hong Kong's autonomy status has been increasingly curtailed, many residents of the former British Crown Colony have been considering emigration. One who is not only interested in a personal ...

Comment

True Grit

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
It sounds downright euphoric when visions for Africa's energy future are drawn up internationally: For example, the steadily increasing demand for energy should in future come entirely from renewable sources ...

guest commentary

Designing supply chains sustainably - an opportunity for the brave

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Christoph Soukop sees the stricter human rights regulations as an opportunity for companies to make their business models fit for the future.

Economic Partnerships

Hygiene on the farm

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
With the support of the Austrian Development Agency, the manufacturer of cleaning agents and disinfectants, Calvatis, has demonstrated that innovative hygiene management in poultry and pig breeding gives farmers in Brazil a significantly higher income. The medium-sized company has thus taken an important first step into a huge new market.

Billions in declines

Resistant in old age

Social Engineering

Smooth transition

Charter in exit

Africa on the radar

In his book, Landry Signé promotes the economic opportunities on the African continent, which far too many international companies still do not ...

view from above

Whether coronavirus, rising sea levels, inequality, population growth or migration - the world today faces a multitude of challenges. Ian Golding and Robert ...