We mobilize capital and expertise towards meeting some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges by delivering measurable impact with attractive and sustainable financial returns.
Swiss Climate ist das führende Schweizer Beratungsunternehmen für Klima, Energie und Nachhaltigkeit. Mit innovativen Lösungen unterstützen wir Betriebe und öffentliche Verwaltungen auf ihrem Weg in Richtung «Netto-Null». Zu unseren Kund*innen zählen renommierte nationale und internationale Grossunternehmen, KMUs verschiedener Branchen sowie die öffentliche Hand.
The Good Food Institute Europe (GFI Europe) was founded in 2019 and is at the forefront of the movement to transform meat production in order to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger to antibiotic resistance and animal suffering. We work with scientists, businesses and policymakers to make plant-based and cultivated meat (grown directly from cells) delicious, affordable and accessible. Please check out the rest of our website, our 2021 Year in Review, our global tactical plan (see p27 for Europe), and our 2022 Europe Highlights blog post to find out more about who we are and what we do. GFI Europe is an affiliate of GFI US and is part of a global network of GFI nonprofit organisations (in the United States, Asia-Pacific, India, Israel, Brazil, and Europe), all working together to achieve our shared vision. Powered by philanthropic support, we share a common theory of change and collaborate closely in order to achieve it. In this role, you will benefit from – and contribute to – the mutual support, resources, and expertise of our global team. You can find out more about GFI’s work around the world here.
Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) strengthens the position of Switzerland in the global marketplace for sustainable finance by informing, educating and catalyzing growth. The association, founded in 2014, has representation in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. Currently SSF unites 157 members and network partners from financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested organisations.
We help to decarbonise the global economy. As a climate tech VC, we are driven by tackling the climate crisis and only invest in technologies with scalable businesses and significant emissions savings potential. We support startups from early to growth stage, focusing on Energy, Food and Agriculture, Manufacturing, Buildings, and Mobility. Entrepreneurs who understand decarbonisation as a value driver are whom we back; those who think big, act macro; those who build tech for a regenerative world.
Die Ethos Stiftung ist eine Schweizerische Stiftung für nachhaltige Entwicklung, schliesst 246 Pensionskassen und gemeinnützige Stiftungen zusammen. Sie wurde 1997 zur Förderung einer nachhaltigen Anlagetätigkeit gegründet und setzt sich für ein stabiles und gesundes Wirtschaftsumfeld ein, das die Interessen der Gesellschaft als Ganzes langfristig wahrt.
Koa Switzerland AG is a Swiss-Ghanaian startup in its growth phase, active in the field of cocoa fruit processing in West Africa. As the first and so far, the only company in the world, Koa is processing the cocoa fruit in cooperation with smallholders in rural Ghana. Through Koa’s activities, farmers increase their income significantly and an additional 40% of the cocoa pulp is upcycled. As a B CorpTM, Koa is convinced that doing business can only be successful when taking care of people, planet and profit.
Alternative Bank Switzerland emphasizes ethical principles and transparency instead of maximum profits. As the leading provider of ethical banking services and a pioneer in sustainable finance, ABS promotes through its financing and investment activities projects in the area of affordable and ecological housing, renewable energy, organic farming and social organizations. ABS operates throughout Switzerland and has offices in Olten, Lausanne, Zurich and Geneva. ABS´s products and services are aligned with its client requirements concerning savings, investments, financial security, company financing, real estate and monetary transactions. Loans are issued principally in the area of social or ecological housing (also for private individuals), organic agriculture, renewable energy, as well as SME’s. ABS offers investment advice and ethical/sustainable investment funds.
The Global Fund is a partnership designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. As an international organization, the Global Fund mobilizes and invests more than US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 100 countries. In partnership with governments, civil society, technical agencies, the private sector and people affected by the diseases, we are challenging barriers and embracing innovation.