The sustainable investing capabilities of private banks

About the webinar

Sustainable investing is coming of age. The portion of assets managed using sustainable approaches has risen markedly to levels that have made sustainable investing an issue that can’t be ignored – either by banks or by regulators and investors. This means that in addition to changing market sentiment, banks are increasingly having to contend with regulatory pressure to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their investment strategies and processes.

In this webinar we've presented you the findings of the fourth edition of the Sustainable Investing Capabilities of Private Banks survey conducted by the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) at the University of Zurich with the support of PwC Switzerland. The study examines the sustainable investing practices of 20 private banks to provide guidance to private banks and private investors in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable finance.

The webinar recording is a great opportunity for you to gain insights into current developments around sustainable investing in wealth management, where the market is moving, and the challenges ahead. With introductory talks from PwC Switzerland CEO Andreas Staubli and Investor Reporting and ESG Leader Christophe Bourgoin, it's been a lively and thought-provoking online event.

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About the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP)

The Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) is a research and teaching unit at the Department of Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich in Switzerland. The CSP engages in multidisciplinary research to explore fundamental issues and current dynamics in sustainable finance and uses the insights from its research to advance the understanding of sustainable finance within the private wealth ecosystem. The goal of the CSP is to activate private wealth and sustainable finance, at scale, as a substantial driver for sustainable development.

About PwC Switzerland

PwC Switzerland is the leading audit and advisory company in Switzerland. At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 156 countries with over 295,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. PwC Switzerland has over 3,380 employees and partners in 14 locations in Switzerland and one in the Principality of Liechtenstein. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at ‘PwC’ refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see for further details.

Our speakers

Andreas Staubli
CEO, PwC Switzerland

Dr. Antonios Koumbarakis
Director, Sustainability & Strategic Regulatory Leader, PwC Switzerland

Christophe Bourgoin
Partner, Investor Reporting and ESG Leader, PwC Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Falko Paetzold
Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP)

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Contact us

Dr. Antonios  Koumbarakis

Dr. Antonios Koumbarakis

Partner, Sustainability & Regulatory, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 45 23

Sofia Jaccard

Sofia Jaccard

Manager, Sustainability & Strategic Regulatory, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 26 87

Lara Rossi

Lara Rossi

Sustainability & Strategic Regulatory, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 43 47