Selection process

The 123 reports have been selected according to the following set of criteria:

  • Sustainability Reporting: Independent report, combined report or annual report and integrated report with information on sustainability
  • Reporting year: 2018
  • Publication: by 31st July 2019 at the latest
  • Switzerland reference: Headquarters in Switzerland or Swiss Sustainability Report, including SMI and SPI companies


Additional selection criteria or filters

  • Publication in the GRI database
  • öbu members and WBCSD members from Switzerland
  • Company, analysed in FOEN study “Environmental goals of companies in Switzerland”
  • Companies that explicitly wanted to be analysed have been added
  • Companies that explicitly did not want to be anlaysed have been excluded


Overview of analysed companies

Overview of analysed companies in 2017: click here.

% of analysed companies per sector

  • Financial services (2017: 19) 19%
  • Chemistry & pharmaceuticals (2017: 11) 13%
  • Machine industry (2017: 9) 13%
  • Manufacturing industry (2017: 9) 12%
  • IT, medical & electrical engineering (2017: 5) 12%
  • Construction builders & suppliers (2017: 5) 8%
  • Retail & wholesale trade (2017: 8) 8%

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  • Food & beverage production (2017: 5) 7%
  • Other service providers (2017: 5) 6%
  • Energy supply & distribution (2017: 6) 6%
  • Real estate ( 2017: 7) 6%
  • Mobility, transport & logistics (2017: 5) 6%
  • Insurance services (2017: 4) 4%
  • Gastronomy & hotels (2017: 3) 2%

Analysed companies per size

Large companies

116

SMEs

7

Analysed companies per marketplace orientation

International market

84

National market

39