Working in collaboration is at the core of CSP. We collaborate across sectors and actors in order to produce research that provides solutions to real-world challenges and to implement programs that amplify impact. Here are examples of our key partners.

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Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School
Joint coordination of the Impact Investing for the Next Generation research and training program.

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MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative
Collaborative work on ESG ratings through the Aggregate Confusion research project.

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Joint research on investor behavior and blended finance, as well as a join research project together with the investor network toniic

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Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium
The Consortium enables members to exchange experience and expertise, keep abreast of new developments and research, and propel the field forward as a whole. 

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CSP is seed-funded through 4 million Swiss Francs in grant donations from private wealth owners driven to support research and training in sustainable finance. The grants are managed by the UZH Foundation.

Seed-funders include:

Monique Bär, Natasha Müller, André Hoffmann, Antonis Schwarz, Benjamin Firmenich, Björn Wettergren, Christian Oldendorff, Felix Schmidheiny, Fernando Scodro, Nachson and Arieh Mimran, Paolo Fresia, Patrick Häsler, Sheng Yang Eer, and the Reilly family.

Institutional funders include:

BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Cape Capital
DALHAP Foundation
Ecoscientia Stiftung
The Swiss Finance Institute
The Swiss National Science Foundation
The Foundation for Research in Science and the Humanities at the University of Zurich
Georg und Bertha Schwyzer-Winiker Stiftung