The financial centre is a main contributor to Switzerland’s economic performance and prosperity. Ensuring its ability to compete is therefore in the interest of the entire Swiss economy. This will only be viable within a sustainable framework.
Working in insurance is attractive as the industry offers good working conditions and innovative ideas. Swiss private insurers employ some 50,000 people in Switzerland. Both basic and comprehensive training are of prime importance.
Demographic change is a major challenge for the Swiss old-age insurance and pension system – the so-called “three pillar system”. Together with its partners, the insurance industry is working on fair and sustainable solutions in old-age insurance.
Climate change massively increases environmental risks. The insurance industry is directly affected by this. It is committed to protecting the environment in the long term and keeping environmental risks to a minimum.