corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)
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Find out how companies are implementing global responsibility in emerging and developing countries in practice, what success social business models can have, and how partnerships between companies and development cooperation actors are making sustainable development possible!

Sustainable hotels: check-in with a clear conscience

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The modern building complex made of steel, glass and lava rock sits enthroned on the edge of an old volcanic crater, in the middle of nowhere. On a clear day, from here ...

Interview

Sustainability in the hotel industry: local impact, global power

Issue 90 - spring 2021
corporAID: Is sustainability still a niche in the hotel industry or is it already mainstream? Wolfgang M. Neumann: There is definitely a strong trend towards more sustainability in ...

Economic Partnerships

Window for innovation

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The Austrian Development Agency advances the private sector in developing countries with business partnerships. The funding instrument was used for years to support Austrian companies in particular in poor markets. Now they also want to test new things, as an Africa project by Ashoka Austria shows.

Corporate due diligence

A closer look at the supply chain

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Only every third company in the EU currently carefully checks its global suppliers with a view to decent working conditions and compliance with environmental standards. However, human rights and environmental due diligence are not only coming to the fore on the political agenda, but also in companies.

Climate protection: on the way to climate neutrality

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Exactly five years ago, on December 12, 2015, history was made at the climate conference in Paris: Almost all countries in the world came to an agreement ...

Economic Partnerships

Can hear!

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
The Tyrolean hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL Medical Electronics supports institutions in Bangladesh and the Ivory Coast in developing a wide range of products in the field of hearing health. The Austrian Development Agency is funding the project.

Rescue Alliance for Social Enterprises

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
In many developing countries, social enterprises take on essential tasks in providing basic services. In the spring, the Covid Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs was formed to carry these important players through the corona crisis.

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.

Corporate Responsibility

Committed in times of crisis

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
In the crisis year 2020, numerous companies are taking the opportunity to demonstrate a sense of responsibility. In doing so, they use different paths and approaches.

Cocoa

More than just the bean

Issue 88 - summer 2020
Only the cocoa beans are important for chocolate production. Some pioneering companies develop innovative products from the valuable remains of the fruit.

Islands for Austria

More ambition asked

Incentive to collect

Tags

Level playing field

Values ​​that count

The authors explore what Africa can learn from Asia.

Asia as a model

This book is an appeal to African leaders to emulate the successful Asian development path.
The authors draft an agenda for development in Africa.

Agenda for Africa

In their new book, the authors outline an agenda for sustainable economic development in Africa.