CDP is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them.

Chief Risk Officer Forum

The CRO Forum is a group of professional risk managers from the insurance industry that focuses on developing and promoting industry best practices in risk management. The Forum consists of Chief Risk Officers from large multinational insurance companies.


ClimateWise is the global insurance industry’s leadership group driving action on climate change risk. The group leverages the insurance industry’s expertise to better understand, communicate and act on climate risks.

Clinton Global Initiative

Established in 2005 by former US President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

ICRC Corporate Support Group

The ICRC Corporate Support Group is an innovative and long-term partnership set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and a group of selected Swiss companies. The members of the Corporate Support Group have committed themselves to supporting the ICRC’s humanitarian work in the years ahead.

International Risk Governance Council

IRGC is an independent organisation whose purpose is to help the understanding and management of global risks that impact on human health and safety, the environment, the economy and society at large.

Klimastiftung Schweiz (Swiss Climate Foundation)

The Swiss Climate Foundation is a non-profit foundation that directly champions the cause of climate protection in Switzerland, helping to fund small and medium enterprises that are proactive in their approach to reducing CO2 emissions. Swiss Re is one of the foundation’s members and is sponsoring its managing director.

Öbu (“Ecologically conscious enterprises” network)

Öbu is a Swiss think tank for sustainability and management topics. It carries out projects focusing on corporate and economic policy, and promotes experience-sharing among its members.

Principles for Responsible Insurance

Developed by the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative, the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) are a framework for the global insurance industry to address environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities.

Currently, a Swiss Re representative has the co-chair of the UN PSI Board.

The Climate Group

The Climate Group is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working internationally with government and business leaders to advance smart policies and technologies to cut global emissions and accelerate a clean industrial revolution.

The Geneva Association

The Geneva Association is a leading international insurance think tank for strategically important insurance and risk management issues. It identifies fundamental trends and strategic issues where insurance plays a substantial role or which influence the insurance sector.

The RE100 initiative

The Climate Group is partnering with CDP to encourage the world’s most influential businesses to join RE100 and commit to going 100% renewable. The aim is for at least 100 companies to make a global 100% renewable commitment with a clear timeframe for reaching their goal.

UNEP Finance Initiative

UNEP FI is a global partnership between UNEP and the financial sector. Over 190 institutions, including banks, insurers and fund managers, work with UNEP to understand the impacts of environmental and social considerations on financial performance.