Für unser Team in Zürich suchen wir auf den 1. November 2022 oder nach Vereinbarung eine Leitung GL/VR-Sekretariat (70-80%)
Climate alignment data enables investors to assess the future climate performance of companies and portfolios. INFRAS investigated for the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) which incentives and disincentives these data can lead to.
Biodiversity is rapidly declining on a global scale. Yet, our livelihoods and our economic prosperity depend on intact ecosystems. The loss of biological diversity requires action in all sectors – including in the financial industry.
How can children with insufficient language knowledge be fostered more effectively? A team from INFRAS, the St. Gallen University of Teacher Education, and the University of Geneva evaluated the research literature and analyzed the situation in Switzerland for the State Secretariat for Education, Research, and Innovation (SERI).
Air pollution threatens health, climate, and the environment. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is committed to reducing pollution in development cooperation. INFRAS has summarized its engagement in a brochure.
What does transition finance mean to the Swiss (financial) economy and what are currently the main challenges faced in financing the transition to net zero by 2050? INFRAS examined this in a study conducted on behalf of the WWF. Based on this, the WWF has drawn up recommendations for Switzerland’s financial market, industry and politics.
How does biodiversity affect sustainable development, and how can projects of development cooperation strengthen biodiversity? On behalf of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), INFRAS summarized important background information and policy recommendations for decision makers.
Preventing illegal logging, tracking energy production, and correctly allocating emissions under the polluter pays principle – all of this is possible with blockchain technology. The new Navigating Report 2021 from the Climate Ledger Initiative presents the results of climate-related pilot projects making use of blockchain and other innovative digital technologies.
The transport sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Switzerland. How can these emissions be reduced in a way that is as economically and socially acceptable as possible? There is still little information available on which to base an answer to this question, which is why it is currently the subject of research by a team from INFRAS and ETH Zurich, as part of the NRP 73 National Research Programme.
The cooperative approach under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement requires reliable and trusted bookkeeping systems in form of a registry. On behalf of the Swedish Energy Agency (SEA), INFRAS analysed the potential of blockchain based technologies – and developed a registry system together with its IT partner “Cosmos”.