Our memberships and initiatives

Broad contribution to sustainable development

As a member of various organizations and a co-signatory of diverse investor initiatives, Vontobel is committed to the sustainable development of the environment and society.


Swiss Climate Foundation

We donate a considerable proportion of the reimbursed CO2 levies to this foundation. Supported projects include, for example, sophisticated cooling and heating systems and a special greenhouse for sustainable vegetable production.


Our memberships of organizations:

Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF)
Through this membership, we make a contribution to strengthening Switzerland’s position in the international market for sustainable financial transactions.

UN Global Compact
Global Compact is a strategic initiative of the United Nations for companies such as Vontobel that commit themselves to aligning their business activities and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles covering human rights, labor standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption.

Swiss Climate Foundation
Vontobel is a founding member of this foundation. It finances projects aimed at improving the energy efficiency of small and medium-sized businesses.

Öbu – the association for environmentally conscious management
In this think-tank dedicated to sustainability and management issues, we conceive and implement company-specific and economic projects together with other companies.

Energy Agency (EnAW)
EnAW was founded by business associations with the aim of promoting an increase in energy efficiency and a reduction of CO2 emissions among its members.

The Austrian Eco-Label
Various investment solutions from Vontobel carry the Austrian Eco-Label, an independent seal of approval for environment and quality.


Participation in investor initiatives:

Principles for Responsible Investments (PRI)
Through signature of the Principles for Responsible Investments, Vontobel has committed itself to gradual implementation of six principles for the broad integration of sustainability in investment processes.

CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project)
Vontobel is a signatory of CDP and its climate change, water and forest programs.

Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile
Vontobel participates in this Italian forum for sustainable financial investment.


Your contact


Natalie Ernst

Corporate Sustainability Manager