Upcoming key events in, or involving, Switzerland

Date Event Location
16 January 2019 Launch of natural capital risk framework for financial institutions Zurich

At this upcoming event, organized and hosted by Swiss Sustainable Finance and Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA), attendees will receive an overview of the recently launched ENCORE tool (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure).

The event also marks the official launch of the NCFA's latest report produced by PwC, which applies the ENCORE tool to develop a natural capital assessment framework for enhanced portfolio risk management.

These tools, funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the MAVA Foundation can help practitioners identify material natural capital risks within their portfolios and integrate these considerations in their operations.

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20-22 January 2019 International Conference for Christian Investors and Development Agencies Geneva

Churches and church-related institutions with their pension funds and capital invest billions of dollars worldwide. How can these investments become more consistent with the Christian values and have positive impact on development? And how can Christian development agencies with their expertise and partners match the needs of Christian investors?

Under the title of "FaithInvest: Building Bridges", this conference aims at increasing trust between Christian (institutional) investors and Christian development agencies, share experiences of cooperation and develop strategies for future joint projects. It is part of the 2nd Faith-based Entrepreneur Conference.

Download the full programme here. 

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22 January 2019 SNBS 2.0 Hochbau: Bauen für eine neue Generation Zurich

Immo-monitorings have shown that energy efficiency is already perceived by society as a basic prerequisite and that the majority of tenants and buyers are no longer willing to pay an extra premium for it.

But how can substantial rental premiums for a high-quality living environment still be achieved? And what exactly is a high-quality living environment in the future? With SNBS 2.0 (Swiss Standard for Sustainable Building) a flexible planning instrument has been developed that takes into account to the upcoming societal changes and developments, allowing investors, planners and building-owner to optimally prepare themselves for future scenarios.

Taking place during the Swiss Property Fair 2019, this event will explore the SNBS 2.0 as well as other concepts, ideas and experiences. SSF president Jean-Daniel Gerber will be speaking at the event.

The event will be held in German.

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12-13 June 2019 TBLI Conference Europe 2019 Zurich
  More information to follow soon.

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