Swiss responsible investment body appoints GES as engagement provider.

The Swiss Association for Responsible Investments (SVVK– ASIR) has appointed GES as its engagement provider to conduct dialogue with companies from its members’ investment portfolios. The engagement will cover a selection of companies in breach of sustainability norms as determined by the Federal Constitution and/or international norms and conventions such as the UN Global Compact. SVVKASIR was founded in 2015 by a group of major institutional investors – BVK (canton of Zurich), compenswiss (the umbrella organisation for the Swiss first pillar scheme AHV/AVS), comPlan (Swisscom), Pensionskasse Post (postal service), Pensionskasse SBB (Swiss Federal Railways), PUBLICA (Swiss Federal Pension Fund) and Suva (accident insurance fund).


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