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Olivier Jaeggi
Managing Director
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Olivier Jaeggi is ECOFACT’s Managing Director.

He believes that the financial sector needs to adopt strategies that allow it to mitigate the risks and capitalize on the benefits of emerging opportunities related to sustainability and its challenges. Most of the world’s vehicles, homes, aircraft, and enterprises are insured and/or financed in one way or another. This implies a huge opportunity for the financial sector to influence a change in behaviors and business practices that would otherwise give rise to financial risk and threaten global growth.

Prior to founding ECOFACT in 1998, Olivier worked in credit risk control at UBS, where he oversaw environmental risk management. He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich with a degree in environmental engineering and completed executive education programs at Harvard Business School and the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Sustainable Finance Working Group of the Institute of International Finance as well as the subject matter expert advisory group on reputational risk of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA). He regularly contributes to the MIT Sloan Management Review’s sustainability blog. Olivier has been a guest lecturer at the University of Zurich and has also lectured at the ETH Zurich and other universities.

Insights
June 16, 2021
You may be falling behind

Large banks and insurers are integrating sustainability in their strategic objectives. Others could fall behind. Why is that a problem?

Insights
March 12, 2021
For the times they are (still) a-changin’

Recently, we published the 35th issue of our ECOFACT Quarterly – a number that makes us proud. We would like to thank you for your continuous support.

Insights
Regulatory Implementation
January 6, 2021
Understanding Adverse Impact

Financial institutions need to address adverse impact resulting from business/investment decisions. This requires a fundamentally different perspective on risk.

Regulatory Implementation
November 30, 2020
The Swiss Responsible Business Initiative was rejected. What now?

Although the RBI was rejected, Swiss companies still face due diligence expectations. We can help implement the counterproposal.

Insights
August 21, 2020
Time to move beyond reputational risk management

New risks and regulatory expectations require E&S experts to take their work to the next level.

Insights
April 14, 2020
Why we need to be prepared – especially when we know something will happen

A key takeaway from the COVID-19 crisis: global risks require targeted action at an early stage. Swiss Re's CEO wants businesses to address climate change.

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