Switzerland

“To make ESG investing work, Swiss Re focuses on diversity” – GreenBiz – July 31, 2017

On July 31, 2017 GreenBiz reported that the world’s second-largest reinsurance company, Swiss Re, “is 90%of the way through the process of shifting its entire $130 billion liquid asset portfolio towards environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) indices. It expects to complete the transition by the end of the third quarter of 2017.” According to […]

“Swiss Re shifts entire $130bn portfolio to ethical indices” Financial Times – July 6, 2017

On July 6, 2017 the Financial Times reported that Swiss Re has begun to move its entire $130 billion portfolio to ethical indices.  The process will be completed later this year. According to the article, “Swiss Re says it is the first insurer to base its whole portfolio on ethical principles. Guido Fürer, the chief […]