39% growth for Swiss sustainable investment market

In 2016, the Swiss market of sustainable investments saw a sharp hike compared to 2015, bringing the total volume of sustainable investments in Switzerland to CHF 266 billion in 2016, according to the Swiss sustainable investment market report 2017 jointly prepared by Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen and Swiss Sustainable Finance. Sustainable investment funds, currently 7% of the total fund market, keep gaining ground. Institutional investors now account for 82% of the Swiss sustainable investment market.