Upcoming key events in, or involving, Switzerland

 

 Date  Event  Location
10 May 2022 Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum - Nachhaltig Investieren 2022: Managing Transitions Rüschlikon
 

Investments are an important driver of sustainability and positive societal change. In this forum various ESG approaches, circular economy, strategies from industry and their challenges will be discussed. More than ten different speakers will share presentations with their insights.The target audience for this event is investment relevant actors from banks, asset managers, family offices, insurance, pension funds and assocations from Switzerland and Lichtenstein.

SSF is a cooperation Partner for this event. View a more detailed programme here. Tickets available here.

 
18 May 2022 Zurich Forum for Sustainable Investment (ZFSI) 2022 Zurich
 

The Zurich Forum for Sustainable Investment (ZFSI) is a leading sustainable finance event where investors can learn about best practices and meet key asset managers and main players in the sustainable finance industry. The objectives of this event are:

  • Remind the financial community of current international corporate social responsibility, governance and environmental stakes;
  • Promote Switzerland as an innovative hub for sustainable finance in an increasingly competitive environment;
  • Showcase SRI products and services to an audience of wealth management experts;
  • Rally sustainable investment leaders around a platform showcasing their management abilities.
 
18 May 2022 Nachhaltige Anlagen: Lösungsansätze der Realwirtschaft für einen zukunftsweisenden Finanzplatz Schweiz Basel
  The UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein (GCNSL) and Novartis invite you to critically reflect on the subject and discuss possible solutions together. The event will be followed by a stand-up lunch, where you will have the opportunity to network and continue the discussions.
19 May 2022 ESG Conference - New Horizons in ESG Investing and Transparency Zurich
  The Swiss ESG Investment Conference organised by CFA Society Switzerland is part of the series of events dedicated to ESG Investing as a commitment of CFA Institute to foster sustainability in investment management. This unique full-day event at Kraftwerk in Zurich features a line-up of renowned speakers representing investment managers, asset owners, financial regulators, industry associations, NGOs and academia. Join us to get inspiring insights on the “best practice” ESG investing approaches implemented by asset managers and asset owners, innovative ESG investment solutions, latest ESG investment research and surveys, standardization, regulatory and self-regulatory efforts, and to engage in exciting networking discussions. The conference is aimed at investment professionals, asset owners and all those interested in ESG Investing. 
7 June 2022 Mandatory Climate Reporting Event (SIX and XBRL CH Event)    Zurich
 

The Swiss government has started the consultation on introducing mandatory climate reporting for large Swiss firms. In line with emerging global and European standards (ISSB & EFRAG), human and machine readable structured data (i.e. XBRL) will play a key role in this novel reporting domain.

Join us for this event to discuss the implications for the reporting value chain, from regulator and standard setter to the end user.

The panel discussion (in English) will be followed by the AGM for XBRL CH members present, and networking drinks for all guests.

7 June 2022 Forum des Fondations (Swiss Foundation event) Lausanne
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4 & 5 July 2022

New Energy Investor Summit

Zurich
  The event is an annual meeting for top managers, project developers and investors with the focus surrounding investments in sustainable energy. This is an opportunity for participants to network, learn about the European market, investment opportunities in Switzerland and Europe, presentations surrounding various related themes and best practice examples.
More information and tickets on the event website. SSF is a network partner for this event and SSF members have a 300 CHF reduction on the ticket price.
1 September 2022 Stiftungssymposium (Swiss Foundation event) Aarau
     
22 September 2022 Liechtenstein Workshop of Sustainable Finance 2022 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  The workshop meets the rapidly increasing interest in financial products, which promote a transformation towards a sustainable society. This workshop is aimed at researchers in the field of sustainable finance as well as employees in finance who want to deal with current research results and to identify which trends are emerging. With this platform we intend to intensify discussions between researchers and practitioners. Each paper presented will be discussed by an academic discussant as well as by a discussant from practice.  
22 September 2022 Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investment (GFSI) 2022 Geneva
  The 13th edition of the Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investment will give the floor to thought leaders in the sustainable finance industry and showcase present the most innovative solutions addressing the major challenges of our transitioning economies. 
3 - 6 October 2022 Building Bridges 2022 Geneva
 

Building Bridges is a joint initiative, launched in 2019 by Swiss public authorities, the finance community, the United Nations and other International partners to accelerate the transition to a global economic model aligned with the SDGs. The first edition of Building Bridges took place in October 2019 in Geneva.

 

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