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Olivier Jaeggi
Managing Director

Prior to founding ECOFACT in 1998, Olivier worked in credit risk control at UBS, where he oversaw environmental risk management. Olivier holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the ETH Zurich and has completed executive education programs at Harvard Business School and the University of Oxford.  

He has contributed to the MIT Sloan Management Review’s sustainability blog and to a series of survey-based reports on sustainability management that MIT Sloan Management Review published in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG); he also helped develop the sustainable finance program at the University of Zurich. Olivier regularly lectures at several universities, including the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, and the University of St. Gallen. 

May 13, 2024
Unpredicted acceleration in global warming – what does that imply?

Global temperatures have risen faster than models predicted. What are the implications for risk experts?

February 2, 2024
Does nature need a business case?

Relationships between nature and companies are complex, the business cases not obvious. Nature considerations requires responsible business conduct.

August 2, 2023
Plastics: reduction is the solution, not recycling

Abrasion is the real problem with plastic, and the only effective way to combat plastic pollution is to reduce plastic production.

April 24, 2023
In the financial sector, it is time for more comprehensive sustainability risk management

It is the responsibility of the board and the executive committee to direct the implementation of sustainability risk management, They need to get this right.

Regulatory Implementation
February 2, 2023
Understanding Corporate Sustainability

A lecturer at HBS made a joke about how every issue can be organized into a 2x2 matrix. This is attempt to explain corporate sustainability in a 2x2 matrix.

Regulatory Implementation
November 9, 2022
Now it is the Board of Directors’ Turn

Today, involving the board is not an option – it’s an obligation. In many jurisdictions new regulations provide further details on new board duties.

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