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Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth

CSP Stands for Impact

CSP - Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth is an academic research and teaching institution at the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich. CSP is unique in its position at the intersection of research and training, bridging scientists, wealth owners, and investment professionals in order to generate knowledge and to mobilize capital toward impact.

CSP Impact Report

Since our inception, our focus has been on responding to the hard questions in sustainable finance and helping individuals and financial professionals maximize their impact.

This year, we take this a step further by running our first Impact Measurement Project, evaluating the effects of our work with the support of external specialists. We encourage you to read through our first Impact Report (PDF, 9 MB) and take a deeper dive into the results of our impact-driven organization.

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    Making Waves: Insights into our impact

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    Research Impact

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    Training Impact: Impact Investing for the Next Generation

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    Training Impact: Sustainable Investing for Wealth Management & Trainings for Institutions

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    Engagement Impact

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CSP’s mission is to mobilize private wealth to achieve the targets set by the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

CSP’s vision is that the entire portfolio of every wealth owner fully advances sustainable development, and that the decisions leading to these investments are supported by evidence to maximize positive impact.

CSP - Research - Train - Engage
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CSP's work can be divided into three streams:

Our research provides answers to how investors can have real impact and what makes investors act for impact. Our trainings enable investors, as key actors in capitalism, to drive positive change. Our partnerships within the landscape support a strong ecosystem that can achieve more faster.

Learn more about how we address barriers and help steer capital towards impact here.


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Follow CSP on LinkedIn


Follow CSP on LinkedIn
Want to know what's on at CSP? Find upcoming events, research highlights, job opportunities, and more on the CSP LinkedIn page

CSP in the Media: Taeun Kwon being interviewed on Sibos


CSP in the Media
As leading voices in impact investing and sustainable finance, the CSP's experts are often cited in international news media. Browse our archive of interviews, videos, and articles here.

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CSP Activity Report 2020-2021

CSP Activity Report '21-'22

CSP's mission is to mobilize private capital to sustainable development at scale. How we do this and why it works is made clear in our Activity Report 2021-2022.