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

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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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.


Meet the Accelerate2030 Entrepreneurs Driving the New Economy

Explore investment and collaboration opportunities with impactful and scalable solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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It’s time to fully mobilize central banks and financial supervisors on climate and nature risks

Discover WWF’s observations on the role of central banks in the fight against climate and nature destruction.

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