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Food losses

Uneaten: Food loss is a global problem

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
A third of all food produced is never eaten for two reasons: through waste and through loss. While one is more of a rich country problem that is receiving increasing attention, the other often affects poorer countries - and may be underestimated.

Call for tenders

Looking for creative solutions

The calls for tenders for two lavishly endowed environmental prizes will run until October 18. We are looking for innovative ideas in many categories, from waste avoidance and ecological construction to participation.

Cooperating corporations

New alliances

Corporations are joining forces to make the economy more climate-friendly and, for example, to protect global water resources.

Corporate climate goals

Climate protection in the core business

Austrian Post and IKEA are pursuing ambitious climate goals - from electric vehicles to solar panels to beehives.

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.

ASRA 2020

Sustainability reports asked!

Austrian companies can submit their entries for the Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award 14 until September 2020th.

corporAID web event

Resuming Business in Emerging Markets: Latin America

online, September 2, 2020
The first part of the corporAID webevent-series “Resuming business in emerging markets” offered insights into Latin America and discussed how Austrian companies can take opportunities that not only help them to recover more quickly from the crisis, but at the same time have an impact on issues like climate change and sustainable development.

3 conversation

A new normal for the economy

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Globalization came to an abrupt halt as a result of the measures taken by the states in the fight against the corona virus. Norbert Haslacher, Frequentis, Stefan Krauter, Cargo-partner, and Mariana Kühnel, Austrian Chamber of Commerce discuss how Austrian companies deal with this and what opportunities the crisis offers for sustainability and innovation.

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Tick ​​Tock

Issue 87 - summer 2020
I recently took a look at the CO2 countdown of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change. Now I know if ...

editorial

take chances

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Every crisis is an opportunity - people like to say it flat when things are not going well again. Given the health implications, ...