Swiss Life undertakes to uphold social and environmental standards within its spheres of influence. The approach to respecting human rights is set out in a Group-wide declaration.
Swiss Life respects the internationally recognised rights set out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). In this context Swiss Life adheres, in particular to:
- the International Bill of Human Rights;
- the core standards and the principles of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), including the Convention on discrimination (No. 111), the Convention on the minimum age for the effective abolition of child labour (No. 138) and the Convention on the prohibition of and immediate action to eliminate the worst forms of child labour (No. 182).
As a signatory to the UN Global Compact, Swiss Life makes an annual public commitment to respect and support human rights and comply with the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Additionally, Swiss Life adheres to international general and sector-specific standards, such as the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI).