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Sustainable economy post Corona: utopia or only sensible solution? | VBV

As part of the new online discussion series "VBV in Discourse", the VBV pension fund is addressing key issues of the future together with top discussion partners.

Development Cooperation

Small plus for global development

Global development cooperation funds rose slightly in 2019, according to a recent report by the OECD Development Assistance Committee DAC. Austria's ODA rate also increased by 0,01 percent to 0,27 percent of GNI.

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.



Issue 86 - spring 2020
With the spread of COVID-19, we people in many parts of the world are now experiencing quite similar experiences: we are learning what "social distancing" is needed for, ...


New responsibilities

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Responsible dealings with employees are a matter of course in Germany, not least because in Austria high working standards are either enshrined in collective agreements or legally ...


Action, please!

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Slowly the deadline is approaching: there are still ten years until 2030. Until then the world should be in a much better position than today: without hunger ...

Financing for development

Impact investing

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The motto should be 'impact first' if capital is to be directed in the right direction to achieve the global goals for sustainable development. Better cooperation between private and public investors could help here.


Real impact must be affordable

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Financial expert Ulrich Grabenwarter from the European Investment Fund EIF wants to be more proactive about impact investment and sees an important role for development banks.


More than transparency

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The standard work of the Global Reporting Initiative GRI has been enriched by one aspect since the beginning of December: The Tax Transparency Standard is intended to help multinational companies ...