Raiffeisen Sustainability Award
Since the Raiffeisen Klimaschutz-Initiative (RKI) was founded, the Austrian ”Jugend Innovativ“ (Innovative Youth) competition has been actively supported.
Apprentices and students between the age of 15 and 20 can submit their ideas each year. The special category “Raiffeisen Sustainability Award” is sponsored by the RKI. The RKI aims to strengthen young people’s awareness of sustainability as early as possible. Young people should be encouraged not only to talk about sustainability, but also to do something about it.
The prize is awarded by representatives of the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Industry and the Federal Ministry for Education and Women’s Affairs at the end of the school year.
The Raiffeisen Sustainability Award will be presented by the RKI.
picture: © aws, Voglhuber (VOGUS)
RKI Networking Event
The annual Raiffeisen Klimaschutz-Initiative (RKI) Networking Event has been held since 2012 and has made an important contribution towards raising awareness about climate protection.
This event gives RKI members the chance to exchange ideas, create stronger links, enhance the cooperation and to gain new impetus from external speakers – e.g. on issues such as resource efficiency, social justice, sustainability reporting and climate change.
The event was last held in 2014 under the motto “Is sustainability a future model for Europe?”. Peter Koren (Federation of Austrian Industry), Helga Kromp-Kolb (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences of Vienna), Marie Ringler (Ashoka), Franz Schellhorn (Agenda Austria) and Franz Fischler (Chairman of the RKI) were on the podium and took part in the discussion.
For further information about the Raiffeisen Climate Change Initiative (including a video), please click HERE (info in German only).