Corporate responsibility

We have a long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility and strive to implement this across our business. Our performance has received high ratings from independent third-party organisations.

Comprehensive commitment

Swiss Re is committed to being a responsible company. Based on our values and the Group Code of Conduct, we have a strategic approach in place that defines and drives key activities across the company.

A climate change pioneer

We identified climate change as a major sustainability challenge almost 20 years ago. Ever since, we have put a special focus on this topic and developed a number of innovative responses.

Contributing to society

We have a long tradition of contributing to society beyond our business. The Swiss Re Foundation empowers communities to build resilience in the areas of water, climate, natural hazards, and other topics relevant to society.

Art and Cultural Engagement

Our sponsorship of art and culture inspires fresh thinking and dialogue, sharpens our company profile and enhances quality of life for our employees and the public alike.


We wish to be accountable to our stakeholders and regularly disclose information on our corporate responsibility activities. Swiss Re is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and is listed on leading sustainability indexes and ratings.

More about our corporate responsibility management

Swiss Re Milizpreis 2018

On 4 June 2018, Renato Fassbind, Vice Chairman of Swiss Re’s Board of Directors, presented the 2018 Swiss Re Civilian Service Prize to CHEIRA – Swiss Humanitarian Surgery, an association created in 2015...

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Swiss Re elected to EU Expert...

The European Commission has announced that Swiss Re will be part of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. The Technical Expert Group's work will be instrumental in achieving the goals and...

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