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The Swiss Sustainability B_enchmark is the first national benchmark assessing business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

How is it related to the Swiss Triple Impact program?

Answering the Swiss Sustainability B_enchmark is optional and an extra support tool to guide you in the process to be listed in the STI Directory.

Can I take part in the benchmark if I am not a Swiss Triple Impact participant?

Yes, the benchmark is open to all Swiss businesses, even those who are not part of the STI program.

Why participate?

Sustainability plays an increasingly important role in strategically managing business risk, environmental impact, and employee engagement aside from strengthening resiliency and reputation, areas that are also becoming essential for tendering and procurement processes.

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Improving Performance


The Swiss Sustainability B_enchmark not only gives a snapshot of how businesses perform compared to international standards but also gives key insights on the best practices in social and environmental impact and governance.


Collective Action

It is only with the participation of thousands of businesses that we will be able to accurately report on the state of the Swiss private sector, and consequently establish meaningful actions to reach the SDGs and the Confederation’s Agenda 2030

The Swiss Sustainability B_enchmark is designed to help businesses to: ​

  • Understand their impact on customers, employees, suppliers, the wider community, and the environment compared to best practices in sustainability. 

  • Compare their performance to other Swiss businesses

  • Get a quick assessment of their performance based on global best practices and standards developed by B Lab

  • Evaluate their overall contribution to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Accelerate action towards achieving the SDGs

  • Assess the private sector's progress made so far in order to inform the actions that need to be taken to achieve Switzerland's Agenda 2030

How does it work for your business?
Individual Business
  • Answer 30 questions online (approx. 90 min)

  • Receive a snapshot of your performance, based on international standards developed by B Lab.

  • Share the benchmark with your network, your value chain, your suppliers, contributing to a collective and transformative process. 

Are you ready to assess your contribution to the sustainable development goals?

You've just started the journey - It's time to engage!

Some foundations have been laid - Go Ahead!

You have already come a long way - Keep Going!

You have developed the right practices - You can be a leader in your sector!

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What's next?

To continue your impact journey, join the Swiss Triple Impact program. Using the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework, the Swiss Triple Impact program enables companies to enhance their competitiveness by identifying areas of growth, increasing trust from customers and employees, increasing resilience, reducing risks linked to changing regulations, and lowering costs by optimizing the use of resources. 


If you have any questions we invite you to explore the FAQs or get in touch with a coordinator from your region. 

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