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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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Fireside Chat on Current Legal Issues
ASF CONNECT with Robert Giuffra (YL 1996); Markus Diethelm; and Jay Clayton
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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Swiss digital-currency experiment, including Swiss and U.S. banks, gains momentum
The World Economic Forum's “Global Risks Report” for 2022 is out
The 2022 guide to 23 central banks around the world—including, of course, the Swiss National Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve
This week Swiss International Air Lines celebrated the reopening of its Geneva-New York (JFK) route, after it was discontinued in March 2020 due to the pandemic. SWISS serves Geneva-New York with four weekly direct flights
Swiss stock exchange SIX’s new platform to issue bond to show how blockchain can benefit mainstream securities, not just crypto assets
UBS launches digital gold trading for Swiss customers—first bank in the country to do so: Reuters
Author and social and political observer David Brooks (YL 1992) marked his 20-year anniversary of appearing on “Newshour” on PBS
Neil Irwin (YL 2008) reports on the proposed tax on billionaires, which raises the question, “What’s income?”
U.S. Representative from New Jersey Donald Norcross (YL 2006) announces more than $2.1 million to modernize health centers and support underserved communities in South Jersey
European Union urges Switzerland to set clear timetable for resolving its place in EU internal market by start of new year