Sustainability at Zurich Switzerland

Two hands planting a cutting

Sustainability at
Zurich Switzerland

Zurich wants to be one of the most responsible and effective companies in the world. After all, we have the knowledge and capabilities to make things happen – as an insurer, investor and employer, as well as in society and for the environment.

We are working to ensure a better future

We have a clear goal:
We want to be one of the most responsible and effective companies in the world.


Juan Beer, CEO Zurich Switzerland
A man hugging a girl

Help for people with a brain injury

A brain injury always comes unexpectedly and changes the lives of both those affected and their relatives. The patient organization FRAGILE Suisse is committed to helping such people. And Zurich supports them. The commitment goes goes well beyond conventional measures.

Our sustainability goals

A person in a tent looking at a lake

We are CO₂-neutral

Zurich has been CO₂-neutral since 2014.

Reached 100%
E-car charging station

Car fleet = 100% e-cars

Zurich Switzerland converts its car fleet to e-cars by 2025.

On track 30%

Sustainable menus & reduction of food waste

Zurich Switzerland offers a sustainable menu in its canteens in Switzerland and avoids food waste.

On track 75%
Wind turbines in a wind farm

Operations: Net-Zero by 2030

Zurich to reduce its CO2 emissions in Operations worldwide to zero by the end of 2030.

On track 15%
Two engineers in front of solar electricity panel

Electricity from 100% renewable energy

Zurich Switzerland will only purchase electricity from 100% renewable energy sources as of 2021.

Reached 100%

Our success stories

Volunteers collect rubbish.

Zurich supports associations and NGOs.

With benevol, Zurich Switzerland supports associations and non-profit organisations with expertise, discounts and information on insurance and legal issues in general.
Financial diagram on laptop

Climate-neutral investments by 2050

Zurich is one of the world's largest investors. The aim is not only to generate the highest possible returns. Environmental and social criteria play a key role too.

Fresh momentum for the mobility of tomorrow

Zurich is supporting the switch to electric vehicles. However, Zurich is also convinced that we should not just focus on one drive technology. That is why Zurich is supporting the project by H2 Energy to promote hydrogen propulsion.
Facade of the Quai Campus at Mythenquai in Zurich

Sustainable and built for the future

The head office of Zurich Insurance is at Mythenquai. The Quai Zurich Campus is a place that brings people together. It also stands for our values of modernity and sustainability.
A man reading a book with two children

Zurich provides children with a voice

In Switzerland, the Federal Council has been charged by parliament with setting up an independent ombudsman for children's rights. Zurich's commitment is helping to ensure that there is a temporary solution for those seeking help.
A woman sitting on a couch

Fair retirement provision for all generations

Assets in the second pillar make up the greatest wealth component for most people in Switzerland. That is why Zurich is developing offers that ensure that the greatest possible proportion of the returns from these assets is passed on to the insured.
A man hugging a girl

Help for people with a brain injury

A brain injury always comes unexpectedly and changes the lives of both those affected and their relatives. The patient organization FRAGILE Suisse is committed to helping such people. And Zurich supports them. The commitment goes goes well beyond conventional measures.