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|
|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
|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 world economy with ten universal principles on human rights, environment, labour and anti-corruption.
|United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
||The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals define social, economic and environmental milestones to be achieved worldwide by 2030.||Voluntary reporting in the CR Report concerning which goals Swiss Life is contributing to.||2018|
|Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)||GRI is an internationally recognised framework for transparent sustainability reporting.||Swiss Life uses its standards for its reporting.||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
|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 strenghtens the position of Switzerland in the global marketplace for sustainable finance. The association has representation in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano.||Member||2019|
|Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG)||The FNG is an association advocating increased sustainability in the financial industry.||Member
|Institutional Investors Group on
Climate Change (IIGCC)
|The IIGCC is an association of institutional investors who are consciously confronting the risks of climate change and its prevention, and who advocate appropriate management.
Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)
|ICGN is the world’s leading corporate governance standard. Its main issues are stewardship principles and corporate governance principles, which are broadly accepted and in many cases subject to local adaptation, as well as enabling benchmarking of its own principles and policies.