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30 years of Sustainable Investments

In 2019, Bank J. Safra Sarasin celebrated 30 years of Sustainable Investments.

J. Safra Sarasin does not view sustainability as an end in itself, but rather as a key factor in its success. Sustainability enables the Group to project a distinctive image on the market and creates continuity across time and generations. J. Safra Sarasin is committed to operating its core business in a consistently sustainable manner. This is a commitment for the future. The associated principles and rules of corporate governance provide the framework for every aspect of our business activity. The sustainability strategy is strictly implemented at management and operational levels in order to ensure credibility and reliability.
For J. Safra Sarasin, Corporate Sustainability means responsible and proactive governance, considering and integrating the interests of all the Group’s stakeholders into its decision-making process.
Focusing on its clients, while balancing the needs of its employees as well as the requirements of the society for long-term prosperity and the integrity of the environment, is paramount for the long-term strategy of the Group.
From this understanding, J. Safra Sarasin has developed five strategic Corporate Sustainability objectives.
  1. We embed sustainability in our corporate strategy and governance
  2. We incorporate sustainability considerations in our core investment offering
  3. We live a sustainable corporate culture
  4. We are part of the society
  5. We manage resources efficiently

The meaning of Corporate Sustainability for J. Safra Sarasin