Business topics

Business topics


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CO2 Act

Under the Paris Agreement, Switzerland is committed to halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared with 1990 levels. To this end, parliament adopted a new CO2 Act in autumn 2020. Despite the fact that both the Federal Council and parliament support the Act, a referendum has been called against it, and the Swiss electorate will vote on it on 13 June 2021.

Sustainable finance

The global financial system has a strong influence on the future of our planet. By directing finance flows into sustainable activities (sustainable finance), the finance industry has great potential to change markets and contribute to shaping economic systems in a sustainable way. The Swiss financial centre plays a leading global role in this area and is therefore making a positive contribution.