Since the Paris Agreement and the definition of the 2030 Agenda including the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), CSR is now called and measurable. Switzerland is one of the most committed countries all around the world. Indeed, the Federal Council has published a quadrennial CSR plan and many other stakeholders from the academic, voluntary, economical, UN and political area are also particularly involved.
Deforestation, ice melting, floods, increase in inequalities, overconsumption of fossil fuels… it deals with the survival of our species if you do not act concretely, collectively and sustainably.
It is no longer necessary to demonstrate that the financial sector has a role to endorse in this ecological transition. That is why sustainable finance is more and more important.The action plan of the EU Commission, the creation of the Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) or the Principles for Responsible Banking / Investment are part of the many initiatives having emerged in recent years.
Regulatory requirements have entered into force progressively and one can consider them as additional constraints.
However, bear in mind that sustainable finance has become part of the business strategy and can be a source of opportunities. Moreover, it can give new meaning in the need of profitability but also a possibility to change the business models thanks to innovation, sustainability, reputation and exemplarity.
Our experts can help you throughout our tailor-made services:
- Inventory of your CSR level of commitment and impact
- Support in the definition of your CSR approach
- Implementation or audit of your non-financial reporting
- Integration of the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria in your decision-making process
- Green bonds’ certification