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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.

guest commentary

Opportunities for a sustainable economic transformation

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Andrea Sihn-Weber, Head of Group Sustainability Management at Raiffeisen Bank International, advises companies on innovative climate protection solutions.

Interview

Building block with potential

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Heike Baumüller, senior scientist at the Center for Development Research ZEF at the University of Bonn, on the trend towards agricultural apps for Africa's small farmers.

Interview

Uber for farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The Nigerian start-up Hello Tractor wants to make agriculture more efficient, says spokeswoman Priscilla Asonibare.

Interview

Fish hooks are not enough

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Efosa Ojomo believes that his home country Nigeria can make a leap out of poverty in the coming decades through market-creating innovations. He himself would like to continue on the path of his mentor Clayton Christensen.

Interview

The world looks at Europe

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Alexander Baumgartner, CEO of the packaging group Constantia Flexibles, sees the plastics industry being challenged worldwide to increase the proportion of recycling. In order for Europe to remain a pioneer in environmental issues, he wants a uniform European framework instead of individual action measures.

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.

corporAID Multilogue

Doing Business in Africa

Vienna, 9. March 2020
The corporAID multilogue “Business in Africa” gave tangible insights into relevant success factors and discuss how entrepreneurs can react and adapt to the specific challenges and demands in these markets.

news flash

Display in progress

Like almost no other format, world exhibitions offer a high-profile forum for future topics and innovative solutions. The next EXPO, which will take place on October 20, 2020 ...

Valuable raw material

Bamboo: grandiose grass

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Not only pandas and panpipe players appreciate bamboo: the plant is a sought-after raw material for products as diverse as socks and toothbrushes, dashboards and parquet floors, scaffolding and wind turbines.