Progress in Swiss Life’s green bond programme

Climate-related portfolio ambitions of the Swiss Life Group

Swiss Life’s green bond programme

Swiss Life ensures that parts of its new investments will be actively used to promote climate-friendly technologies, projects and initiatives and has established a green bond programme, which includes the aim to increase the share of investments in green bonds to CHF 2 billion by the end of 2023.

Swiss Life’s green bond programme

Metric   2020   2019   2018
Participation in green bonds (in CHF million)   541   150   n/a

Since starting the green bond programme, Swiss Life had invested CHF 541 million by the end of 2020. Swiss Life has already more than tripled its investments in green bonds over the past year. Green bonds aim to address the following topics: clean energy, clean technology or low carbon transition. Hence, green bond investments are perfectly aligned with Swiss Life Asset Managers’ corporate purpose of helping clients reach their goals and enact their choices while delivering sustainable performance across all market conditions.

Further information can be found in the Responsible Investment Report at (section “ESG in Proprietary Insurance Asset Management”).