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Plastic pollution

Get out of the environment

The waste disposal initiative Project STOP founded by Borealis and Systemiq in Indonesia will be continued.

The Spirit of Green

Green in spirit

Issue 91 - summer 2021
William D. Nordhaus shows how one can best meet global challenges with “green thinking”.

Interview

Greiner CEO Axel Kühner: Globalization has proven itself

Issue 91 - summer 2021
For Axel Kühner, CEO of the Upper Austrian family company Greiner, it is not only globalization that is one of the winners of the crisis. The pandemic has also given plastics a new status, he says in an interview with corporAID.

Crowd4Climate platform

Climate protection from 250 euros

The Austrian Crowd4Climate platform handles loans for energy and climate protection projects - also for small investors from 250 euros. Two current campaigns are dedicated to renewable energies in Africa.

"RecycleMich" initiative

Incentive to collect

The Austrian initiative RecycleMich is testing a digital incentive system to increase the collection rate for one-way beverage packaging.

Sustainable hotels

Check-in with a clear conscience

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Even if tourism is going through tough times, sooner or later the travel engine will kick in again. Industry experts expect that travelers will pay more attention to sustainability when making bookings in the future. This is not the only reason why the global hotel industry should seriously consider the issue.

Interview

Sustainability in the hotel industry: local impact, global power

Issue 90 - spring 2021
corporAID: Is sustainability still a niche in the hotel industry or is it already mainstream? Wolfgang M. Neumann: There is definitely a strong trend towards more sustainability in ...

The current number

Shrinking forest

It is finely grained, hard and resistant and ideally suited for the construction of instruments and furniture: rosewood is considered the "ivory of the forest" ...

Comment

Values ​​that count

Issue 90 - spring 2021
We still learn that the gross domestic product (GDP) is the "total value of all goods, goods and services that a country produces within a year". Fine...

Sustainable ocean economy: lifebuoy for the sea

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Environmental pollution, overfishing, climate change: The world's oceans are at great risk from human influences. A sustainable marine economy, as it is increasingly demanded, should better protect the oceans and at the same time promote prosperity and development.