corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)
Start Shop Ethical.business

Ethical.business

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!

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.

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.

Not mandatory (yet)

External aid in plus

Fantastillions

No math games

Rhetoric and reality

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.