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Switzerland Struggles with Nitrogen Pollution from Farming and Traffic

Swiss forests face a nitrogen crisis, with over 90% affected by excess deposits, mainly from agriculture and traffic. To combat this, Switzerland is updating regulations by 2024, focusing on sustainable farming practices to reduce ammonia emissions and protect forest health.

Swiss Re study estimates over USD 270 trillion in investments needed to meet 2050 climate targets

Swiss Re study tracks progress on decarbonising the economy. It shows a climate investment gap of more than USD 270 trillion in the energy, transport, buildings and industry sectors between 2022 and 2050.

Swiss start-up Planted is the winner of the “Green Business Award” 2022

The plant-based meat producer foodtech company wins the prestigious sustainability award during the Swiss Sustainability Forum 2022.

UBS publishes net zero approach

UBS will reduce the carbon footprint of its loan book across three sectors that account for a sizable share (c. 43%) of its credit portfolio and financed emissions: fossil fuels, power generation and real estate.

ABB helps the marine industry become more sustainable

ABB offers tailor-made solutions, which include electrical propulsion, data-driven decision support and integrated systems for ship and shore.

Novartis is committed to become plastic neutral by 2030

By the end of World War I, Emerson’s annual sales approach $3 million dollars. Under the leadership, the company expands into a new.

SIX expands ESG data offering

SIX provides clients with the high quality ESG data they need to better serve their clients through sustainably orientated investment offerings.

Mammut’s pilot project in Switzerland improves CO2 footprint

Mammut and the climate NGO Protect Our Winters Switzerland (POW) completed the joint pilot project «Close the Loop». Together they gave climbing ropes a new life.

Roche launches new diagnostic test for immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Roche announces the launch of a new test which supports the better understanding of immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination.

Zurich aims for net-zero target in operations by 2030 instead of 2050

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is bringing forward by 20 years its target to achieve net-zero emissions in its operations.