The 2nd Swiss Global Compact Dialogue was successfully concluded on 14th June 2018 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. About 160 participants attended the conference. This year’s topic on responsible business and consumption was enriched by esteemed keynote speakers, panel discussions with NGO's and the government about their role and expectations as well as a speed dating exercise on CSR-best practices with all the attendees.
You can find the Program here.
The Tour de Suisse on Responsible Business was also launched at the United Nations in Geneva. This is a four-year campaign that aims to raise awareness of Swiss companies' social responsibility and sustainable development through events and workshops throughout the country.
You may access the event report with some pictures in:
- République et canton de Genève: «Genève donne le coup d'envoi du Tour de Suisse pour une économie responsable»
- swissinfo.ch: «Un Tour de Suisse de l'économie responsable lancé à l'ONU à Genève»
- Speech delivered by ITC Executive Director Arancha González: «Sustainable production and consumption – a challenge and change for Swiss business»
- GCNS also produced a movie on responsible business in Switzerland. It is a documentary which presents a journey through Swiss Sustainable Business, where four companies such as Firmenich, Caran d'Ache, J. Safra Sarasin and Nestlé Waters show their best practices.