The role of Women in Business Management in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the fastest-growing economies in Europe. It ranks third in the OECD in terms of GDP per capita. It is consistently ranked among the best countries in terms of quality of life. Yet, the role of women in business management is an area where Switzerland needs to improve its standing. Women have…

What are the ESG materiality issues in the pharmaceutical sector in Switzerland?

“The pharmaceutical sector in Switzerland is a major industry, accounting for approximately 7% of GDP, and 35% of manufacturing.” The Swiss pharma business is the largest pharma business in Europe. Whether you are discussing the production value, R&D expenditure, or innovation in healthcare technologies, Swiss pharmaceutical companies are always on top. Despite this, corruption scandals,…

Who are ESG investors?

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds are becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Institutional investors and shareholders are increasingly looking for impact investments. ESG investments help investors reduce risks and improve their investment performance. ESG represents a more sustainable-focused approach to businesses. According to a Bloomberg recent study, ESG assets will be valued at around US $50…

How does Investing in ESG Increase Your Company’s Value?
Environmental, social, and governance factors, or ESG, is a framework that is increasingly important for the financial world. Having an ESG strategy is no longer optional. Consumers consider ESG concerns in the products and services they purchase, investors consider ESG in their portfolios, and employees want to work for a company that embraces social and environmental...
Why do pre-IPO companies need to invest in ESG?

“Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy is quickly moving from a ‘good’ to a ‘must-have’ strategy for pre-IPO companies preparing to enter the market.” In recent years, ESG integration in business activities has become a hot topic in the financial market. The volumes of sustainability or ESG investing are increasing rapidly. According to Bloomberg, ESG-focused…

Why do Swiss companies understand the impacts of climate change better?

“Climate change has significant impacts on businesses, and Swiss businesses are no exception.” Switzerland is one of the world’s lowest greenhouse gas emitters, accounting for approximately 0.1% of current global greenhouse gas emissions. Despite this, Switzerland is significantly affected by climate change, both in terms of the actual rise in temperature and its consequences, which…

Five ways that ESG will create value by 2025

“ESG is an all-encompassing term for a sustainable value creation strategy that takes environmental, social, and governance issues into account.” ESG, which stands for environmental, social, and governance, is not a new concept. However, over recent years, investing in ESG has taken off and is getting worldwide attention. ESG investments have seen phenomenal growth. Recent…