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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
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 ...

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.

Corporate due diligence

A closer look at the supply chain

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Only every third company in the EU currently carefully checks its global suppliers with a view to decent working conditions and compliance with environmental standards. However, human rights and environmental due diligence are not only coming to the fore on the political agenda, but also in companies.

Men

Fair growth on the confectionery shelf

Manner becomes the largest processor of Fairtrade cocoa in Austria: From now on, all wafers and slices will be made with fair trade cocoa.

Supply Chain Act

Germany: Human rights due diligence by law from 2023

The coalition in Germany has agreed on a supply chain law: From 2023, large German companies will have to pay more attention to compliance with human rights standards. In the long term, Austrian companies are also well advised to deal with these issues.

Human rights due diligence

Not mandatory (yet)

In many countries, the corporate responsibility of internationally active companies is discussed. However, a corresponding initiative in Switzerland recently failed.

ASRA 2020

ASRA 2020: Best reports virtually awarded

These are the eight winners of ASRA 2020 for the best sustainability reports from Austrian companies.

editorial

Fantastillions

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
The health, economic and social crisis triggered by the pandemic will certainly keep us busy for a long time. If you believe many reasonable people, then ...

guest commentary

Rhetoric and reality

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Sustainability expert Fred Luks explains why green rhetoric can be viewed positively. Read his comment here!