Upcoming key events in, or involving, Switzerland

Date Event Location
17 Aug. 2020 Webinar: Aligning with SDG 6. An Investor Guide on Basin Water Security Engagement Online

In this webinar, South Pole and Ceres will introduce participants to the concept of water alignment and explain how they can create a positive impact in water basins. The webinar also features a statement by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, which commissioned a recent report on water security engagement, and case study from ACTIAM.

More information and registration here

24-25 Aug. 2020 New Energy Invest Summit Zurich

The New Energy Investor Summit is an annual meeting for senior management, project developers and investors focusing on investments in Renewable Energy.

25 Aug. 2020 eco Online Kongress 2020: Vielfalt statt Verschwendung Online
  Experts from different sectors will debate at this online congress how we can reach a "sufficient" economy that supports biodiversity. The keynote will be held be the President of the Swiss Confederation.
1 Sept. 2020 Swiss Green Economy Symposium Winterthur

The Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) is the most comprehensive event for business and sustainability in Switzerland. It brings together 1000 decision-makers, practicioners and innovators each from business, politics, academia and NGOs.

The SGES 2020 also includes an innovation forum on sustainable finance, moderated by SSF CEO Sabine Döbeli

Register here

3 Sept. 2020 Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investments Geneva

The eleventh edition of the GFSI, Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investment, will spotlight the sustainable financial world’s main stakeholders and will showcase the most innovative solutions addressing the major challenges of our transitioning economies.

Registration will be open soon.

9 Sept. 2020 ESG Obligationen Schweiz – zwei Ansätze Zurich

Die Erwartungen an das Portfoliomanagement steigen: speziell bei der Umsetzung von Nachhaltigkeitsaspekten.In dem von Inrate organisierten Lunch Event werden zwei Ansätze zur Einbindung der Nachhaltigkeit in die Portfoliokonstruktion präsentiert und diskutiert.

Mehr Informationen hier

10-11 Sept. 2020 St.Gallen Forum for Management of Renewable Energies St. Gallen

The event planed on 2-3 Apr. 2020 has been moved to 10-11 Sept. 2020.

The 11th edition of the REM Forum addresses the tectonic shifts that happened in the climate debate over the last 12 months and their implications for management of renewable energies. Entitled “System Change, not Climate Change - Doing Business in a 1.5oC World”,speakers from academia and business explore what impact the #FridaysForFuture social movement had on policymaking, and how businesses can align their investment strategies with climate targets and stakeholder expectations.

More information here, registration to follow early 2020

1 Oct. 2020 Nachhaltig Investieren und Finanzieren: Marktentwicklung und Stolpersteine Zurich

Achtung: Der geplante Anlass vom 23. März wurde verschoben und findet nun am 1. Oktober 2020 statt.

Am 38. Lifefair Forum diskutieren Speakers und Panellisten darüber, was nachhaltiges Investieren für die Rendite aber auch für den Impact bzgl. den gesellschaftlichen und ökologischen Ziele bewirkt. SSF CEO Sabine Döbeli wird als Panellistin auf dem Podium teilnehmen.

Details zum Programm hier
13-14 Nov. 2020 Sustainable Finance Hackathon Geneva/online

The Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) of the University of Geneva, Open Geneva and the UNIGE Career Services Center are organizing the second Sustainable Finance Hackathon.

The Sustainable Finance Hackathon brings together some of the brightest minds from universities, international organizations and the private sector to solve non-trivial sustainable finance problems over the course of 24 hours.

For organisations interesed in participating, more information can be found here.

Registration for paticipants will open in October.

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