leopold-eggersdorfer_webFalkoFinancial assets of around 6,656 Billion Swiss Francs are under management in Switzerland. However, only a very small fraction of these assets are invested by considering sustainability aspects. In today’s age of “financialization”, ownership and financial assets are an important driver for the developments in today’s society wherein financial markets are referred to as the “brain of the economy”.

 

Leo Eggersdorfer & Falko Paetzold, Topic co-leads Sustainable Finance

 

Insight and further reading

Swiss Bankers Association, Swiss Sustainable Finance, Global Impact Investing Network

Snapshot: Impact and sustainable investing

Blog: How Major Investors Are Anticipating the Risks of Climate Change, South Pole Group

Past events

Your Pension and Sustainable Finance – a unique chance for sustainability at large?, June 2016

Give & take, Mr. Zuckerberg: Exploring the Revolution caused by Impact Investing, January 2016