Swiss Life is a member of various sustainability initiatives. Participating in a conversation via selected networks enables Swiss Life to better understand the requirements and expectations of the company with regard to environmental and social issues and to react more expeditiously to challenges and developments.
|Name||About the initiative||Role of Swiss Life||Member since|
|UNEPFI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI)||The Principles for Responsible Insurance are an initiative of the insurance industry forming part of the UN Environment Programme. The aim of the PSI initiative is to better understand and reduce the environmental, social and governance risks of theinsurance industry. The four principles are voluntary and non-binding.||Signatory||2020|
|Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)||The Principles for Responsible Investment are an investor initiative in partnership with the financial initiative of UNEP, the UN Environment Programme, and the UN Global Compact. They are intended to contribute to a more sustainable global financial system. The ten principles are voluntary and non-binding.||Signatory
|Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)
||GRESB is the leading assessment system for the measurement of sustainability performance of real estate funds and mandates.||Member
|Climate Action 100+||Climate Action 100+ is an initiative of investors to encourage companies figuring among the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters to take action against climate change.||Member||2020|
|GRESB Infrastructure||GRESB Infrastructure is the leading assessment system for the measurement of sustainability performance of real estate funds and assets.||Member
|UN Global Compact (UNGC)||The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest initiative for corporate responsibility. The vision of the UN Global Compact is an inclusive and sustainable global economy based on ten universal principles relating to human rights, labour standards, the environment and the fight against corruption.||Signatory
|United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
||The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are at the heart of the 2030
Agenda for Sustainable Development. They define social, economic and environmental milestones to be achieved worldwide by 2030.
|Voluntary reporting in the sustainability report concerning with regards to the SDGs to which Swiss Life makes a contribution.||2018|
|Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)||GRI is an internationally recognised framework for transparent sustainability reporting.||Swiss Life reports according to these standards.||2018|
|Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)||TCFD is an expert commission of the G20 nations that has issued recommendations for standardised corporate climate reporting. Its aim is for companies to publish climate-relevant data in their annual reports in addition to financial information.||Supporter and Swiss Life is reporting in accordance with these recommendations.||2018|
|Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)||CDP is an independent charitable organisation which performs the world’s most comprehensive survey of corporate information on climate change.||Participant
Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF)
|SSF was founded in 2014 and has since strengthened Switzerland's positioning as a global market for sustainable finance through information, training and the promotion of growth.||Member||2019|
|Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)||FNG is an association committed to greater sustainability in the financial industry.
|Institutional Investors Group on
Climate Change (IIGCC)
|The IIGCC brings together institutional investors who address the risks of and measures to combat climate change and help to manage them.
Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)
|ICGN is the leading standard-setter in the field of corporate governance. The Stewardship Principles published by the ICGN and the Corporate Governance Principles are widely recognised and facilitate benchmarking of companies’ own principles and policies.||Member
|Net Zero Asset Managers initiative (NZAMi)||The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative is an international group of asset managers committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, in line with global efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius; and to supporting investing aligned with net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner.||Member||2022|