Can Sustainable Investing change the world?
[Branded Content] The root cause of and the measures to close the knowledge gap around ESG are discussed by Vontobel Sustainable Investing Specialists, Thomas Trsan and Lukas Münstermann and Falko Paetzold from the University of Zurich in a roundtable at CNNMoney Switzerland.
This is how the Federal Council is elected
Switzerland’s Federal Council has been elected today. The Green Party was not able to win a seat and therefore all members are the same as before the election. Sound confusing? Tanya König breaks it all down.
Swiss-based charity brings health care to the world’s poor by ship
Five billion people globally have insufficient access to health care. Mercy Ships has been using floating hospitals to reach those in need since 1978 and is planning a massive addition to its fleet in 2021. Roland Decorvet, chairman of Mercy Ships Switzerland, tells us more.
Europa Forum Luzern ponders future of Switzerland and Europe
Politicians such as Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, former Swiss President Doris Leuthard, former German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, and business leaders met at Europa Forum Luzern and shared their views on Europe and Switzerland.
What are you doing to upcycle what’s in your closet?
The fashion and textile industries are responsible for around 10 percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions, as much as the total climate impact of the entire European Union. With an estimated 100 billion items of clothes produced annually, retail brands are increasingly coming up with new initiatives for upcycling and repairing.
Swiss shoppers embrace Black Friday
Black Friday is here, but are Swiss consumers eager to open their wallets? We take a look at the figures.
Women in Switzerland work against “heavy stereotypes,” says Bratby
Wies Bratby founded the Zurich-based company Women In Negotiation (WIN) to help professionals negotiate their salaries and promotions. Women tend to find that hard to do and the numbers tell the story: According to the Gender Intelligence Report 2019 by Advance and University of St. Gallen, 65 percent of all career promotions in Switzerland go to men. Bratby explains why this is and gives some advice on how to overcome some key hurdles in negotiation.
Meet the student promoting entrepreneurship across Europe
Catch up with Deborah Dörig who was named on Forbes DACH 30 Under 30 list in Switzerland. The University of St. Gallen student spearheaded START Summit 2019, one of the country’s biggest tech and entrepreneurship conferences.