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celebratory stamp: 175 years J. Safra Sarasin

Sustainability

A commitment to the future

The J. Safra Sarasin Group is convinced that the long-term prosperity of its clients represents the best basis for its own success. The Group is therefore committed to thinking and acting in a sustainable manner in all aspects of its business. Sustainability enables the Group to project a distinctive image in the market and creates continuity across time and generations.
With its statement – "Sustainable Swiss Private Banking since 1841" and "Sustainable Private Banking since 1841" – and the oak tree in its logo, the J. Safra Sarasin Group shows itself to be an organisation that strongly emphasises sustainability. The Group is committed to operating its core business in an increasingly and consistently sustainable manner. It believes that a sustainable business model, minimising risk, is in the best interests of its clients, employees, and partners.

A holistic approach to sustainability

As a maxim for decision-making, the Group aims to achieve a longlasting balance of its commercial, social and ecological responsibility. From experience, the Group is convinced that holistic thinking and action is the best way of combining the interests of its clients and its employees with its social responsibility.

Pioneer with a long track record

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a pioneer in sustainable investments, with more than twenty years’ experience in this field. The Bank employs a Sustainability Research Team who have, on average, fifteen years of professional experience. All companies in the J. Safra Sarasin Group benefit from their expertise. The team publishes annual surveys concerning relevant sustainability topics and issues.
Sustainability report 2015
The sustainability report follows the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI).
Annual Report 2015
(see page 80 and following)