Our ratings and memberships

Recognition of Vontobel’s commitment to sustainability

The high scores awarded to Vontobel by sustainability ratings agencies exceed the industry averages. Furthermore, our sustainable investment solutions have already won numerous awards.

Sustainability ratings by MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS ESG, and Inrate

The sustainability rating agencies MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS ESG, and Inrate have given Vontobel above-average sustainability ratings in the environmental and social dimensions. On a scale from CCC to AAA, MSCI rates Vontobel A. ISS ESG has awarded Vontobel the "Prime" status.


Our memberships and initiatives

Vontobel is a member of various organizations and a co-signatory to a number of investor initiatives. In this way, we have committed ourselves to sustainable development of the environment and society:

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.

UK Stewardship Code 2020
Vontobel Asset Management has demonstrated its commitment to effective stewardship, through the compliance with the principles of the UK Stewardship Code 2020.

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

Impact investments aim at creating measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. GIIN is dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. This membership gives us the opportunity to network with experts globally and to exchange experiences.

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.

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

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

Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG)
Our involvement in this initiative is helping to promote sustainable investments on the Geneva investment hub.

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

Spainsif – Foro de Inversión Sostenible de España
As a member, we are committed to sustainable investments in Spain as well.

Corporate Support Group of ICRC

Vontobel is a member of the Corporate Support Group, established by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and selected Swiss companies. Thanks to this innovative, long-term partnership, we will be able to provide continuous and efficient humanitarian aid worldwide over the coming years.

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

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.

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.

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.


Your contact


Simone Schärer

Corporate Responsibility Manager