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Zürcher Kantonalbank

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

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09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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In June 2016 we did participate the 10 year Global Workshop Series in Zurich (Blueprint for Responsible Investment)

In June 2016 we joined the PRI collaboration platform.

In 2016 we participated in the Swiss Input for the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System: „Proposals for a Roadmap towards a Sustainable Financial System in Switzerland”. In June 2016 the Report "Proposal for a Raodmap towards a Sustainable Financial System in Switzerland" was published.

 

 

 

 

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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FNG Working Group for Institutional Investors

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FNG (Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen)
EFFAS ESG Commission (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies)
Swiss Sustainable Finance SSF - http://www.sustainablefinance.ch/
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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We were participating in different working groups of the mentioned organisations

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

In 2016 we participated in the Swiss Input for the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System: „Proposals for a Roadmap towards a Sustainable Financial System in Switzerland”. In June 2016 the Report "Proposal for a Raodmap towards a Sustainable Financial System in Switzerland" was published.

          Project with oikos, a student organization of University of St. Gallen and foundation that promotes sustainable economics and management, http://www.oikos-international.org/stgallen/
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Joint student project (Zürcher Kantonalbank and oikos) for analysing companies of Swiss Banks (Education on sustainable finance/analysis, portfolio construction, support of building up a research process and backing of analysis)

          Supporting a study together with the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) of the Universitiy of Zurich in the field of soft commodities
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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In 2016  Zürcher Kantonalbank was supporting a study together with the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) of the universitiy of Zurich in the field of soft commodities:
‚Agricultural Commodity Trade & Price Volatility‘ => "Does the financialization of global agricultural markets threaten food security? New volatility models for more sustainable commodity investments"

 

          In 2016 we were running a project in the field of property with the Center for Corporate Responsability and Sustainability (CCRS), University of Zurich
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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In 2016 we were running a project in the field of property with the Center for Corporate Responsability and Sustainability (CCRS) of the University-of-Zurich. The project was based on the results of a former project (20110/11) and explored the relation between sustainabilty risks and financial performance in property portfolios. In 2016 a working paper was published with the title: Sustainability and Real Estate Rental Rates: Empirical Evidence for Switzerland.


SG 10. Promoting RI independently (Not Completed)


SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters (Private)


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