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The third edition of Building Bridges will take place October 3-6, 2022 in Geneva

2022 Edition

Relive the magic!

Check out the highlights video of Building Bridges 2021

Watch 2021 Highlights

“We’re at a breakdown or breakthrough moment.”

Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations

Watch 2021 Summit Replay
We aim to build a bridge from an economic system that has damaged the planet to one that sustains and regenerates it

Patrick Odier

President, Building Bridges

Building Bridges is more than an event.

It is an open and collaborative effort that aims to accelerate the transition to a sustainable financial system.

Building Bridges brings diverse actors from the finance industry, the United Nations, international organizations, NGOs, academia, and government together in collaboration around a common vision of advancing sustainable finance to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Thought leadership

Back from Davos: Nature Positive Finance is Not an Option

Fabio Sofia, one of Building Bridges’ leaders and Co-Founder of Zebra Ventures, reflects on his experience in Davos and about how finance can be leveraged to effectively tackle the pressing issues we …

Thought leadership

Tackling the Triple Planetary Crisis: The Role of the Finance Sector

As the world commemorates 50 years of environmental activism, Building Bridges’ leaders stress the crucial role of the finance sector in resolving the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiv…

In the press

La Fondation Building Bridges pérennisera le rendez-vous annuel de la finance durable

La création d’une fondation pour Building Bridges est en marche.


Our 2021 Final Report is out!

Discover the key takeaways from the 77 events that were organized by our community during Building Bridges 2021!


2022 Call for Events

We are excited to announce that the Call for Events for the 2022 edition of Building Bridges is now open. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 22 at 18h.


CLOSED – Building Bridges is Hiring!

Building Bridges is looking for a Sponsorship Director, a Communications Director, and interns to support the planning of the 2022 edition of the event.

Thought leadership

Building Bridges 2021: Pipeline Builder panel spotlights Ghana’s potential

How is Ghana an opportunity for SDG investments? Discover the topic through the lens of the SDG Lab and their event on build ing attractive SDG investment pipelines that address issues of risk and ca…

Thought leadership

Blending private-public funds for impact – A public sector perspective on the state of the art

What are the next steps in Blended Finance ? SECO identified 5 key ways the private-public collaboration should go forward.

In the press

SDG Impact Finance Initiative launched at Building Bridges

SECO and SDC in collaboration with UBS and Credit Suisse launched a new public-private partnership aimed at mobilizing 1B CHF for development projects with positive social and environmental impact.

Thought leadership

It’s time to widen the lens of sustainable finance

The social aspect of sustainability has taken the backseat in environmental discussions for a long time. Yet the SDGs recognize that sustainable development requires the balanced integration of all th…

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Building Bridges promotes an inclusive and systemic vision of a sustainable society that equally addresses social, economic and environmental issues. The initiative convenes a diverse community of stakeholders from both the Global North and South.

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