As a financial infrastructure service provider, SIX plays a central role in the Swiss economy. That's why it goes without saying that SIX has a sustainable corporate leadership strategy with a long-term perspective.
In 2015, SIX defined itself a new strategic framework for sustainability. Under the heading "Enabling a sustainable future", SIX focuses its efforts on the following principles:
Securing stability for an attractive financial centre
The forward-looking services provided by SIX help make Switzerland a more stable and attractive financial centre. The company is actively engaged in creating appropriate conditions at the national and international level. Through membership of and involvement in the relevant organizations, SIX supports Switzerland's sustainable development as a financial centre. Based on its customers' needs, SIX develops innovative services offering sustainable added value.
A responsible employer
SIX is a responsible employer that respects and protects the diversity and personal integrity of all its employees. The company creates a working environment that provides opportunities for all employees and empowers them to give their best.
Working for the good of society and protecting the environment
As an internationally operating company, SIX believes it has a responsibility towards society as a whole and to the communities in which it is located. It also abides by local regulations. By conveying specialist know-how, SIX makes an important contribution to society. SIX is reducing its consumption of non-renewable resources and its CO2 emissions.
SIX Social Days
SIX has been conducting a "Social Days" initiative for several years.
Outstanding energy efficiency
SIX has cut its electricity consumption at its Swiss locations by 27% in the last four years. In recognition of this performance, the Energie-Modell Zürich group has chosen to award it this year’s challenge trophy.