Memberships and commitments
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.
FSB Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. Its Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) will develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures for use by companies in providing information to investors, lenders, insurers, and other stakeholders.
Insurance Europe is the European (re) insurance federation. Through its 34 member bodies, the national insurance associations, Insurance Europe represents all types of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, eg pan-European companies, monoliners, mutuals and SMEs.
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 Investment (PRI)
The PRI is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in integrating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions.
Principles for Sustainable Insurance
Launched at the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) serve as a global framework for the insurance industry to address environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities.
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.
Swiss Sustainable Finance
Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) strengthens the position of Switzerland in the global marketplace for sustainable finance by informing, educating and catalysing growth. Currently SSF unites 90 members and network partners from financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested organisations.
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.
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.