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Choco Changer

Fairtrade cocoa is booming

Discount giant Hofer is increasingly relying on Fairtrade cocoa.

Plastic pollution

Get out of the environment

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

Covax: Left in the lurch?

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Vaccinating the entire world population against Covid-19 is a mammoth task. In most developing countries there is still a lack of available vaccines, financial resources and, in some cases, factual information - but the fight for global vaccination coverage is ongoing on many levels.

Assembly plan for vaccination Ikeas

Issue 91 - summer 2021
While there is currently a debate about a lack of vaccine supplies, Covax coordinator Benjamin Schreiber is already one step further in his thoughts.



Issue 91 - summer 2021
Usually the directors-general of the specialized agencies of the United Nations are only known to established connoisseurs of international politics. This applies to Messrs. Qu and ...

guest commentary

How companies can create SDG impact

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Athavale Shruti, Assistant Manager Sustainability Services at KPMG Austria, on entrepreneurial SDG impact.


Andreas Blüthner: doing nothing is not an option

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The number of malnourished people has increased due to Covid-19, warns Andreas Blüthner, director of nutrition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

UN Global Compact

More ambition asked

New strategy of the UN Global Compact: Companies should make their progress in corporate responsibility more measurable - and there will be more offers tailored to SMEs.

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 with Michaela Schmiedchen, KPMG

Human rights are not a marginal issue.

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Michaela Schmiedchen, Senior Manager in the Sustainability Services department at KPMG, sees a lot of room for improvement when domestic companies are addressing the issue of human rights.