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Used Cars: Second Life in Africa

There is a life after the end, at least in the automotive industry. Every year millions of decommissioned cars, vans and minibuses make long journeys by ship ...

Green recovery as a way out of the crisis

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Under the catchphrase Green Recovery, the restart of the global economy after the corona crisis and the fight against climate change are to be tackled hand in hand. Can this vision stand up to reality in developing countries?

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.

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.

Carbon Disclosure Project

Space at the top

181 companies made it onto Carbon Disclosure Project's prestigious "Climate Change A list" this year - including some Austrian companies.

Climate protection commitment in Austria

Climate pact for large companies

The Climate Active Pact of the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection is entering a new round. Large domestic companies are to be brought on board as important allies in order to achieve the Austrian climate targets.

Who moves Austria

More energy from above

There is a lot more going on on the roofs of Vienna than can be seen from the street: On a total area of ​​around 500.000 square meters, more than 200 solar power plants are now doing their work under the sun.

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Time is of the essence when it comes to climate protection

Issue 86 - spring 2020
In order to limit global warming, all players need to come together. Sabine Gaber, Austrian Development Bank OeEB, Ulrike Gehmacher, RHI Magnesita, and Bernhard Heneis, OMV, discuss why the international community and companies need to strike the right balance between short-term and long-term measures.

Afforestation

Climate factor forest

Issue 86 - spring 2020
To protect the environment and the climate, there are more and more initiatives to restore forests worldwide. If you want to restore destroyed forests sustainably, you should also pay attention to long-term use. It is important to get all the players on board.

Economic Partnerships

Use instead of burning

Issue 86 - spring 2020
With natural gas-powered city buses, the Austrian start-up ETEFA wants to bring about a change in Nigeria's diesel-dominated public transport. The Austrian Development Agency supported the development of the market.