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Here you'll find opinions and comments on current topics in the field of business & development by national and international experts as well as corporAID editors.

Katharina Kainz-Traxler, corporAID team

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Testimonials

Katharina Kainz-Traxler, corporAID
Issue 86 - spring 2020
With the spread of COVID-19, we people in many parts of the world are now experiencing quite similar experiences: we are learning what "social distancing" is needed for, ...
Christoph Eder, corporAID team

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Globalisierung

Christoph Eder, corporAID
Issue 86 - spring 2020
Globalization is often blamed for a number of things that do not run smoothly in our world. For example, she is particularly happy to represent ...
Frederik Schäfer, corporAID

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Power for the cape

Frederik Schäfer, corporAID
Issue 86 - spring 2020
:( - this is what the sign of compassion looks like when the state-owned South African electricity company Eskom uses the app to inform consumers that the ...
Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID

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New responsibilities

Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID
Issue 86 - spring 2020
Responsible dealings with employees are a matter of course in Germany, not least because in Austria high working standards are either enshrined in collective agreements or legally ...
Philipp Aerni, University of Zurich

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Cooperation instead of confrontation

Philipp Aerni, University of Zurich
Issue 86 - spring 2020
Philipp Aerni, head of the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Zurich, calls for more dialogue between activists and companies.
Frederik Schäfer, corporAID

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departure Ready

Frederik Schäfer, corporAID
Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The economic and technological awakening of Africa is no longer just a concern for readers of corporAID magazine, but is increasingly becoming part of the broader ...
Katharina Kainz-Traxler, corporAID team

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Action, please!

Katharina Kainz-Traxler, corporAID
Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Slowly the deadline is approaching: there are still ten years until 2030. Until then the world should be in a much better position than today: without hunger ...
Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID

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More than transparency

Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID
Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The standard work of the Global Reporting Initiative GRI has been enriched by one aspect since the beginning of December: The Tax Transparency Standard is intended to help multinational companies ...
Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID

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Only courage!

Melanie Pölzinger, corporAID
Issue 84 - November | December 2019
The World Bank's recent Doing Business 2020 report shows that in Peru it takes an average of 478 days to enforce a contract, ten days ...
Frederik Schäfer, corporAID

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Incidents for waste

Frederik Schäfer, corporAID
Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Many developing countries are sinking in the garbage. At the same time, anyone who has ever tried the recycling efforts at the electronic waste disposal site in Accra or around the Neu-Delhis plastic mountains ...