|April 2018||Federal policy||Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)|
The publication provides an overview of the current state of climate policy. The primary pillars of the Paris Agreement are presented and important concepts such as the global CO2 budget and climate neutrality are discussed. The publication highlights Switzerland's action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and addresses the vulnerability of the country under continuing global warming. With the Paris Agreement climate-friendly investments and support of developing countries particularly exposed to climate change gain in importance.
|October 2016||Federal policy||Swiss Federal Council|
The Federal Council names five key thrusts of the financial market policy, which demonstrate how the Swiss financial centre's opportunities and challenges will be addressed and how the centre's competitiveness should be maintained. The chapter on "innovation" states that the financial market policy should play a supportive role also in the area of sustainable investments.
|September 2016||Federal policy||Swiss Federal Council|
Swiss Climate Policy revision linked to Paris Agreement
Chapter 6.9 focusses on voluntary measures that the financial sector could undertake to re-orient the capital flows towards a low-carbon economy.
|April 2016||Federal policy||Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)|
Within this updated report, chapter 5.2.3 identifies instruments that can be used to achieve the Green Economy vision. Instrument 6c specifically cites the incorporation of ecological and sustainability considerations within the financial market policy.
|January 2016||Exchange listing requirements||SIX Exchange|
|January 2016||Federal policy||Federal Office for Spatial Development (ARE)|
Section 4.2.5 (Action area 5 – Economic and financial system) was adapted to include two goals (goal 5.4 and 5.5) specifically related to sustainability and finance.
|September 2015||Industry code||SwissFoundations|
|April 2015||Federal policy||State Secretariat for Economic Affiars (SECO)|
|December 2014||Cantonal regulation||Canton Fribourg|
|August 2014||Industry policy||economiesuisse|
|Swiss code of best practice for corporate governance|
|January 2014||Federal regulation||Swiss Confederation|
Also known as the Minder-Initiative, grants more rights to shareholders for determining management remuneration for listed companies.
|December 2013||Cantonal regulation||Canton Geneva|
|Règlement de placement Caisse de prévoyance de l'Etat de Genève|
|June 2013||Cantonal regulation||Canton Vaud|
|LOI 172.43 sur la Caisse de pensions de l'Etat de Vaud|
|February 2013||Federal regulation||Swiss Confederation|