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Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations

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SDG Impact Finance Initiative Launched

Announced by State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch at Building Bridges 2021

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An Ambitious Roadmap for Switzerland’s Financial Centre

Launched by SSF

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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).

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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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The 4th agricultural revolution in modern history has begun

What is the next agricultural revolution? Read on Edmond de Rothschild’s thoughts on the new agricultural model.

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What lies beyond financial inclusion?

Learn on financial inclusion through the lens of Seedstars.

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When emissions turn personal: How many trees are needed to offset your carbon footprint?

See Credit Suisse’s research on how to reduce your carbon footprint.


Introducing the new Impact Management Platform, coming to Building Bridges Week 2021

Read on Impact Management Platform’s activities.

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Cleantech: BNP Paribas and Solar Impulse have launched an investment fund dedicated to startups

Discover BNP Paribas and Solar Impulse’s initiative to support innovative projects protecting the environment.

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From Carbon Neutral to Nature Positive

Why is nature an opportunity for the economy? Read on UBP’s recommendations on the topics.

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