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!

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.

Social Enterprises

New neighbors and thick roofs

Issue 87 - summer 2020
In many developing countries, millions of people live in confined spaces, which is currently making it extremely difficult to combat the coronavirus. The future challenge of living is becoming clearer than ever in this crisis and requires great efforts at all levels - social enterprises from South Africa to India make a valuable contribution.

UN Global Compact

Compass instead of criticism

Issue 87 - summer 2020
"Uniting the economy for a better world" is the mission of the United Nations Global Compact. With around 11.000 participating companies, the voluntary pact is the largest initiative for sustainable business. The international network is celebrating its 20th birthday this year.

Economic Partnerships

App helps with the number one topic

Issue 87 - summer 2020
With more than one million users in 190 countries, MedShr is the leading digital hub for practical knowledge in the medical field. A current focus of work is on supporting medical personnel in Africa and the Middle East with relevant experience on Covid-19. The Austrian Development Agency supports the commitment.

Market-creating innovations

See new markets

Issue 86 - spring 2020
For politicians, non-voters are a hotly contested target group. At the same time, the situation is different in business: too few entrepreneurs have radar on those who do not have access to existing products. The concept of market creating innovations by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen should change that.

Afforestation

Climate factor forest

Issue 86 - spring 2020
To protect the environment and the climate, there are more and more initiatives to restore forests worldwide. If you want to restore destroyed forests sustainably, you should also pay attention to long-term use. It is important to get all the players on board.

Economic Partnerships

Use instead of burning

Issue 86 - spring 2020
With natural gas-powered city buses, the Austrian start-up ETEFA wants to bring about a change in Nigeria's diesel-dominated public transport. The Austrian Development Agency supported the development of the market.

Interview

Stop erosion

Issue 86 - spring 2020
No European country suffers from soil erosion as much as Albania. CNVP Isuf Omuri's forest expert sees ways to counter the loss of soil and rock.

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 ...