On this page you find reports and studies related to the Swiss sustainable finance market published by both public and private sources.
|September 2017||Industry report||WWF|
In cooperation with the independent rating agency Inrate, WWF Switzerland has audited the largest Swiss retail banks in the areas of savings, investment, provisions as well as loans and financing. The company management is also considered. The rating provides for the first time an overview of the overall sustainability level of the 15 largest Swiss retail banks.
|July 2017||Industry report||WWF|
In the latest position paper, WWF suggests seven policy recommendations to improve the framework conditions for sustainable finance in Switzerland.
|June 2017||Industry Report||Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) and Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)|
|June 2017||Federal Publication||Federal Council|
The Federal Council approved the report on the state of the implementation of the CSR-action plan for the social responsibility of corporates.
|May 2017||Federal Publication||Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)|
This edition of the FOEN magazine highlights the role that the finance sector can and should play to support sustainability and environmental goals.
|February 2017||Federal Report||State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF)|
In the annual report the Federal Department of Finance takes stock of the progress made by Switzerland regarding international financial and tax matters. The report also states that sustainability in the area of finance is becoming ever more important, both worldwide and for the Swiss financial centre.
Report on international financial and tax matters 2017
|January 2017||Federal Report||Green Economy Dialogue Impulse Group|
The Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) invited individuals from business, science, society and the public sector to participate in a ‘Green Economy Dialogue Impulse Group’. Among others, the Group identifies an innovative financial sector as necessary to support investments in sustainable products and services and dedicated project partnerships between business and science.
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|November 2016||Federal Report||CCSP, south pole group|
|This report "Climate-friendly investment strategies and performance" was commissioned by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).|
|November 2016||Industry Report||Swiss Academy of Sciences|
With input of SSF CEO Sabine Döbeli on the role of insurance and financial services (see page 139).
|September 2016||Industry Report||Swiss Finance Institute|
|July 2016||Federal Report||Swiss Confederation|
|Switzerland's initial steps towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development|
|June 2016||Federal Report||Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) with input from various sustainable finance experts|
|May 2016||Industry Report||WWF Switzerland, ShareAction|
|May 2016||Industry Report||Swiss Sustainable Finance, Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)|
|April 2016||Industry Report||Swiss Sustainable Finance, University of Zurich Center for Microfinance|
|Swiss investments for a better world - The first market survey on investments for development|
|October 2015||Commissioned report||CSSP and south pole group (commissioned by FOEN)|
|May 2015||Federal Report||Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) with input from various sustainable finance experts|
|Swiss team input into the UNEP Inquiry: Design of a Sustainable Financial System|
|May 2015||Industry Report||Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)|
|May 2015||Federal Factsheet||Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)|
|High potential for sustainable finance in Switzerland|
|October 2014||Commissioned Report||pwc|
|Overview of the "Green" Swiss Financial Market|
|September 2014||Industry report||Sustainable Finance Geneva|
|May 2014||Industry Report||Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)|
|Nachhaltige Geldanlagen in der Schweiz|
|October 2013||Industry Report||The Thun Group of Banks|
|UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - Discussion Paper for Banks on Implications of Principles 16–21|
|May 2013||Industry Report||The Sustainability Forum Zürich (TSF), Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG)|
|Path to the Sustainable Financial Centre Switzerland – A call to action|
|January 2013||Industry Report||onValues|
|Mapping Sustainable Finance in Switzerland|