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For the first time in Switzerland, the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards showcased best-performing asset managers and funds with the greatest commitment to socially responsible investment.
The objective of the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards is to increase the visibility of the best players in sustainable finance management according to specific ESG criteria defined in partnership with Conser and according to quantitative data analysis provided by Anglo-Swiss Advisors.
The funds competing for the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards are selected by an independent jury of renowned personalities from the Swiss financial landscape. This process, encouraged by investment professionals and supported by the City and Canton of Geneva, the Fondation Genève Place Financière and Sustainable Finance Geneva, aims to provide proper recognition of the industry’s best practices and expertise.
To create a brand acknowledged by the financial community as a synonym for success, expertise and professionalism for investment fund managers specializing in sustainable finance.
The sustainable investment ecosystem imagined by Voxia includes the Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investment and its Swiss-German counterpart, the Zurich Forum for Sustainable Investment as well as the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards. These initiatives were completed with dedicated publications, the 2 Degrees digital newsletter and the 2 Degrees magazine. These publications strengthen Voxia’s position as the main key facilitator in Switzerland for asset managers meeting sustainable development goals (SDGs) in their investment strategies.
Setting up of a project including the creation of a regulation, the formalization of a methodology and the selection of a jury for the evaluation of the best investment funds distributed in Switzerland.
Development of a communication plan to promote the project and highlight the importance of a label for asset managers to support their business development and for the investment community to benefit from a useful benchmarking in the investment decision making process.
Organisation of the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards gala event.
The industry’s positive response and recognition of the awards’ validity and of the benefits of using the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards label in promoting sustainable finance.
Over 80 guests took part in the gala evening 2019 SWISS SUSTAINABLE FUNDS AWARDS. Participants came primarily from the political, academic and financial communities. The event was highly regarded and received extensive media coverage. The next edition of the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards will take place virtually on 9 June 2020.