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Interview with Vivek Gilani

The cardboard on the hot tin roof

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
Environmental engineer Vivek Gilani advises Indian citizens on how to protect the climate and how sustainable and affordable cooling is possible.

Frontiers in Social Innovation

Solution (manual) book

Issue 94 - spring 2022
"Frontiers in Social Innovation" is a practical and multi-faceted guide for social enterprises.

GASBA 2021

Jump start for big ideas

Seven social start-ups will present their business plans at the final of the Get Active Social Business Award on January 28, 2022.

Economic Partnerships

Retrieval of the forest in Albania

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The cellulose fiber group Lenzing has opened a new chapter in its commitment to sustainable business with a reforestation project in Albania. The Austrian Development Agency supports the initiative.

Economic Partnerships

WiPa: pasture instead of coal

Issue 91 - summer 2021
An international consortium is helping Serbia to expand renewable energies. The promoters expect a first breakthrough from the development of a biomass market. The Austrian Development Agency ADA is supporting the project in the pilot phase.

Economic Partnerships

Window for innovation

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The Austrian Development Agency advances the private sector in developing countries with business partnerships. The funding instrument was used for years to support Austrian companies in particular in poor markets. Now they also want to test new things, as an Africa project by Ashoka Austria shows.

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.


Waste with value

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Andrea Werdin, Head of Marketing at Koa, is convinced that cocoa fruit juice will soon be on everyone's lips.


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.


Demand grows

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Anthea Houston, an expert in social housing in South Africa, will get even more work as a result of the corona crisis.