In the face of 21st century challenges, it is key for businesses to secure a prosperous future, through minimizing their impact on the planet and delivering value to their customers, employees and society.

This is why we developed the Swiss Triple Impact program.

A simple, three step process to make businesses future-fit and accelerate the transformation of the Swiss economy towards a resilient ecosystem. 

Step 1: Introduction

Learn why the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are valuable for your business, and how you can benefit from the Swiss Triple Impact.

Step 2: STI Participant

Identify how your business can leverage the opportunities ahead, set goals and take concrete pledges on how your business will contribute to the SDGs.

Step 3: Directory

Join the STI Directory as a listed member, demonstrating your commitment to the SDGs to your stakeholders.

What ?

  • Work with the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a Business Framework​ and develop a clear SDG roadmap

  • Measure your social & environmental impact and Identify opportunities for improvement

  • Take Action, be a part of a local leading network

How ?

Why ?

  • Participate in a global framework for business all around the world

  • Increase trust with your stakeholders while managing your risks  and reducing your costs

  • Create a future-fit business

For who ?

  • Swiss companies of all sizes, sectors and regions

  • Designed for newcomers and sustainability experts

Join the first workshop for free.



Start your Swiss Triple Impact journey with a free introduction workshop.


  • ​Identify the opportunities the 2030 Agenda can offer and how the SDGs can provide a roadmap for your business' sustainability strategy

  • Introduction to the SDG Action Manager tool and SDG Action Manager Baseline questions

                            1 hour workshop                     Free of charge 



After having done the Step 1 you can complete your enrolment in the program as STI Participant.

  • ​​Register and attend 2 tailor-made workshops to integrate socio-environmental sustainability in companies’ strategy​

1. SDG Prioritization workshop​ : share your SDG Manager results, find your priority SDGs, recognize the risks and opportunities, clarify your goals and measures 

2. Implementation workshop : coordinate your action plans, clarify your next steps in regards to the STI directory


  • Engage on concrete actions 

  • Learn from peers and share good practices

  • Identify and create new business opportunities by working on your business model in relation to the SDGs

  • Build a collective benchmark by SDG and sector

                             2 x 1/2 day workshops            Financial contribution requested

            Get access to thematic workshops: deep dive in specific topics with subject matter experts 



When Step 2 has been finished companies can sign up to be listed in the STI Directory


  • Follow up of the completion of the required dataset of the B impact Assessment (BIA)

  • Individual performance review by B Lab Switzerland 

  • Registration as Member of the STI national directory : recognition of Swiss Triple Impact members that have taken concrete pledges for the SDGs

  • Events at regional and national level to celebrate achievement

  • Registration as Member of the STI national directory

  • Be part of a local leading network and create new business opportunities : gain in visibility and attractivity 


                           Publicly listed & visible          Financial contribution requested



More Growth

  • Increase your financial performance by implementing a sustainability strategy.

  • By redesigning products ans services to innovatively solve social and environmental challenges you will discover new business opportunities.

  • Differentiate your business by truly embedding sustainability to the core of your activity.

  • Meet the standardized requirements of the socio - environmental criteria used in public procurement. 

Less Risks

  • Sustainability at the core of a business improves the resilience to external changes, adaptability and the speed of recovery. 

  • Companies with sustainability at the core of their agenda are better prepared to anticipate and react to regulatory changes.

  • You can strengthen your supply chain by making sure is is adapted to sustainable and available ressources. 

More Trust

  • By integrating sustainability principles to your business model you build trust with a rang of stakeholders. Using the SDG Action Manager - an internationally trusted tool - to elaborate your action plan allows you to achieve credibility.


  • Taking action for social and environmental issues will allow you to attract and retain talent - in particular millennials -  while also improving job satisfaction for your current employees.

Less Costs

  • Lower energy consumption, reduction of waste and an efficient use of ressources results in short-term cost savings.

  • By changing your business practices ahead of sustainability regulations you can reduce your future costs through the efficient use of ressources, lower carbon emissions and lower waste production.

See the participants that have already started the STI Program

The UN's 17 Sustainable Goals and the SDG Action Manager

The SDG Action Manager : an Internationally recognized tool

The Sustainable Development Goals Action Manager is a free web-base impact mangement solution which was developed by B Lab in cooperation with the United Nations Global Compact. 

This tool, which is translated in 5 languages, enables business to take action on the SDGs.


All types of businesses worldwide can set goals, track their progress and measure their contribution to the 17 Sustainable Goals and the 2030 Agenda. 

About us

B Lab is a non-profit organization serving a global movement of people using business as a force for good.



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