While the members of the Swiss lower house were approving the counter-proposal to the responsible business initiative, Ethos Foundation organised a conference and debate on Thursday 13th June 2019 in Bern on the topic of "multinational companies and respect for human rights: ethical, economic and political issues". Almost 120 people attended the event.
Ethos Studie «Generalversammlungen 2015, Vergütungen und Corporate Governance der Unternehmen des SPI»
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The general meetings of Ethos Foundation and Ethos Services which took place in Berne on 12 June 2015 elected Dominique Biedermann, Ethos' CEO up to then, to the chairmanship of Ethos Foundation and Ethos Services. At the same time, he will quit the management of Ethos in order to concentrate on his new tasks. He succeeds Kaspar Müller, founding member of Ethos in 1997 and chairman since 2007, who decided not to present himself for re-election.
On the occasion of the 2013 Dies Academicus, the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) has awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa degree to Dominique Biedermann, Ethos' CEO.
Kaspar Müller, chairman of Ethos Foundation and Ethos Services has announced that he will not stand for re-election at the 2015 annual general meeting. Kaspar Müller has been a member of Ethos Foundation's board since its inception in 1997 and its chairman since 2007. Kaspar Müller says “I am very pleased that the Foundation has reached a stage that allows the implementation of a long term succession plan of its board”.
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We are pleased to announce Mr. Vincent Kaufmann's appointment as deputy CEO of Ethos Foundation and Ethos Services, effective as of 1 May 2013. In this position he will work closely with Ethos' CEO while remaining responsible of fund management, controlling and IT developments within Ethos.
Ethos and Swiss Foundations have signed an agreement today allowing members of SwissFoundations to delegate the exercise of their shareholder voting rights to Ethos.