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Tony Svanascini is the CEO of AmericanEagle.com. Mr. Svanascini is a member of the American Swiss Foundation's Board of Directors and an alumnus of the 2010 Young Leaders Conference.
Vince Lombardi, the great football coach of the Green Bay Packers, said: “It’s not whether you got knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” I think this statement has helped me more than any other in life and business. Resiliency is arguably nature’s most impressive...
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Sustainable investing, specifically as defined by environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, has taken off big in many parts of the world, not least in Switzerland and the United States. How does ESG investing work, why do standards matter, are standards reliable, why should investors care about ESG considerations—and will there be enough investors to make ESG criteria a permanent fixture in the world’s capital markets?
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ESG Standard Setting - Challenges and Pathways Forward
ASF CONNECT with Markus Diethelm, Anisa Costa (YL 2003), Tamur Goudarzi-Pour, and Bettina Schaller (YL 2011).
Managing Disruptive Technological Change
ASF CONNECT with Michelle Gonzalez (YL 2009), Sunnie Groeneveld (YL 2019), and Anna Soellner (YL 2007)
The Post-Covid Economy
ASF CONNECT with Neil Irwin (YL 2008), Economics Correspondent at The New York Times, moderated by Manuel Rybach (YL 2008)
Innovation during the Covid Pandemic
ASF CONNECT with Kevin Conroy (YL 2010), CEO of Exact Sciences, with moderation by Bettina Schaller (YL 2011)
The Future of Nutrition
ASF CONNECT featuring distinguished guest, Mark Schneider, CEO of Nestlé S.A.
ASF CONNECT with Nicholas Johnston (YL 2009), Chief Editor at Axios, with moderation by Bettina Schaller (YL 2011)
The Future of Healthcare
ASF CONNECT featuring distinguished guest, Dr. Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis
COVID-19 and the Global Economy
ASF CONNECT featuring distinguished guest Dr. Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman of BlackRock
Managing Pandemic Risk: Building Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships
ASF CONNECT featuring Dr. Christian Mumenthaler (YL 2003), Group CEO of Swiss Re
Rebalancing Trade Relationships Post COVID-19
ASF CONNECT featuring The Honorable Kimberly Reed (YL 2001), then-President and Chairman, EXIM Bank of the United States
Navigating International Air Travel
ASF CONNECT featuring Markus Binkert (YL 2006), CFO of Swiss International Air Lines
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Switzerland takes title of world’s strongest nation brand from Germany, as world’s largest economies suffer due to poorly perceived COVID-19 responses
FINMA has approved the Crypto Market Index Fund as Switzerland’s first cryptocurrency fund
Swiss Re says that Hurricane Ida, which caused major damage in parts of the U.S. in late August, could cost the insurance industry as much as $30 billion
Swiss Re is collaborating with Claim Genius, an insurtech company that uses artificial intelligence to increase auto-insurance-claims efficiency with real-time damage assessment and estimates
As part of Swiss International Air Lines’ Sustainability Week, SWISS explains how they are contributing to a more sustainable economy through their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Swiss International Air Lines CEO Dieter Vranckx explains the particular importance of seven of the SDGs to the activities of SWISS and the Lufthansa Group
Daniel Wild, sustainability chief at Credit Suisse, adds his voice to calls for regulation of ESG ratings
Swiss sneaker company On gained $11 billion dollar valuation for its IPO debut this week
Could Colorado become the 10th state to go without an income tax? Hadley Heath Manning (YL 2014) moderated a discussion on the topic.
Swiss Re signs first and largest 10-year purchase agreement for air capture and storage of carbon dioxide with Swiss startup