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April / 04.2021

March / 03.2021

    • General meetings
    • Dialogue
    18.03.2021

    LafargeHolcim announced today that it has agreed to Ethos' request to prepare a climate transition report and to submit it to an advisory shareholder vote at its 2022 annual general meeting (AGM). Ethos welcomes the board's decision to involve shareholders in the validation of its climate strategy.

    • General meetings
    • Dialogue
    16.03.2021

    Over the last few months, Ethos Foundation has held numerous discussions with the boards of Nestlé and LafargeHolcim with the aim of encouraging them to voluntarily submit their climate transition plans to a shareholder vote. After Ethos and seven Swiss pension funds submitted a shareholder resolution at N…

    • Dialogue
    10.03.2021

    Ethos published this Wednesday 10th of March the 2020 summary reports of its engagement programs. These reports present the dialogues carried out by Ethos with listed companies, whether to address environmental, social or governance (ESG) issues. Detailed reports are only available for members of the pools…

January / 01.2021

December / 12.2020

    • Responsible investment
    17.12.2020

    First step in the new partnership between Ethos and BCV, the investment fund has been launched on 19 November. Intended for both private and institutional investors, it has currently CHF 160 million in assets under management.

    • General meetings
    • Corporate Governance
    • Responsible investment
    10.12.2020

    Ethos published this Thursday the 20th edition of its voting guidelines and governance principles for the 2021 general meetings. Ethos asks the major emitters of greenhouse gases to publish and submit to shareholders' approval an annual report on their climate strategy and introduces new voting criteria in…

November / 11.2020

    • Sustainable development
    19.11.2020

    How to finance a climate friendly economy? The Swiss Sustainable Finance report published today presents a range of solutions available to achieve this goal. There are two contributions from Ethos in this report: the benefits of shareholder engagement and the evolution of Swiss environmental legislation in…