Dominique Biedermann, managing director of Ethos Foundation, is honoured with the LANDIS & GYR FOUNDATION 2012 award. The prize is in recognition of his personal commitment to the implementation of corporate governance best practice and the principles of sustainable development in investment activities.

Kaspar Müller, Chairman of Ethos' board of trustees, congratulates Dominique Biedermann: "Dominique Biedermann has succeeded in raising awareness of companies on corporate social responsibility. His contribution and commitment to a more sustainable and transparent economy is remarkable. The award is also in recognition of the importance of the work accomplished by Ethos during the past 15 years."

Dominique Biedermann confirmed that he intends to use the prize money toward new Ethos projects, more details of which will be announced at the ceremony, on Friday, 22 June 2012, 5.30 pm, at the Kursaal in Bern (Switzerland).