Swiss Sustainable Finance (“SSF”) was created to promote sustainability in the Swiss financial market, and strengthen Switzerland's position as a leading worldwide centre for sustainable finance. SSF brings together financial and non-financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested organisations, providing a platform to foster the integration of sustainability principles into all financial services. Through research and different work streams the Association is the first port of call for information on sustainable finance in Switzerland, as well as contributing to capacity building and working towards sound frameworks for sustainable finance.
Visibility and market intelligence
SSF maintains and increases the visibility of sustainable finance and of Switzerland as a leading market place in this field by ensuring that market intelligence is available and adequately disseminated.
Promotion and enabling
SSF promotes sustainable finance and enables different actors to implement sustainable finance strategies by developing guidelines and tools as well as providing implementation support.
Representation and influence
SSF ensures that the sustainable finance industry is well represented and known within relevant national and international bodies such as industry bodies, policy makers, regulators by maintaining regular contact and participating in and planning events. Through active dialogue it encourages improvements on a regulatory and legislative level.
SSF ensures that Swiss finance professionals learn about sustainable finance in the course of their training by providing standard materials for relevant industry trainings and academic programs and promoting sustainable finance courses.
SSF creates maximum transparency and therefore efficiency on activities and developments in this market by providing networking platforms and ensuring that different actors speak a common language.