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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
The modern building complex made of steel, glass and lava rock sits enthroned on the edge of an old volcanic crater, in the middle of nowhere. On a clear day, from here ...

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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 ...

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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" ...

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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
When you think of the sea, you probably have a very simple sound in your ear: above the gentle sound of waves, below, peaceful silence. In fact, it's everything in the sea ...

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Zero waste: one hundred percent nature

Issue 90 - spring 2021
A delicate plant growing out of an organic coffee mug, including "100 percent nature" and "The Zero Waste Promise" in large letters - this is how the cover of the ...

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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?