December / 12.2022

    • General meetings
    • Corporate Governance

    To prevent any deterioration of shareholder rights linked to the revision of Swiss law on public limited companies, the Ethos Foundation is strengthening its voting guidelines for the 2023 annual general meeting (AGM) season. Ethos fears in particular a transfer of power from the AGM to the board of direct…

November / 11.2022

    • Responsible investment

    The investment funds offered by Ethos saw their score increase this year during their certification by the German Forum for Sustainable Investments: three of them obtained the maximum of three stars and a fourth fund obtained two stars.

    • Dialogue

    The annual meetings of the Ethos Engagement Pools Switzerland and International took place this Thursday morning in Bern. The members of the two programmes validated the ESG themes that will be discussed with Swiss and foreign companies next year.

October / 10.2022

    • Dialogue

    The Ethos Engagement Pool (EEP) International officially welcomed its 100th member last Friday with the joining of the GEMINI Collective Foundation. This shareholder dialogue program with foreign companies was launched by Ethos and six pension funds in 2016.

    • Responsible investment

    While it is more necessary than ever to redirect capital towards sustainable activities, it is not always easy for investors to identify companies that offer products and services whose environmental and social impact can be seen as positive. Objective criteria are essential and Ethos has therefore develop…

September / 09.2022

July / 07.2022

    • Events

    For the second consecutive year, Ethos Service has been named “Best For The World” for its governance practices. This distinction recognises B Corp companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, responsibility and transparency.

    • Responsible investment

    The Ethos Foundation publishes today its position on the consultation on the ordinance on climate reporting by large Swiss companies. While Ethos welcomes the Federal Council's desire to legislate in the field of companies' non-financial and climate reporting, Ethos regrets that the current project does no…