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Talking to Alumni

Alumni of the CAS in Corporate Responsibility introduce themselves and report on their experiences and impressions during their continuing education.

“I appreciated the fact that the program deliberately chose a strategic perspective by addressing the question of how a company can better achieve its own corporate goals by assuming responsibility for society. Of course, the ethical perspective is very important. In order to be more convincing in matters of sustainability when talking to your management, you also need strategic arguments.”

Matthias Baer, Head of Public Affairs, Zürcher Kantonalbank (Alumnus 2020), Read the entire interview

“I particularly benefited from the practical work. This enabled me to combine what I had learned with my specialist area and implement it on the job.”

Brigitte Becker, Partner, buchstäblich AG (Alumna 2020), Read the entire interview

“I found the active discussions in class extremely exciting and inspiring  especially due to the different professional and technical backgrounds of the participants.”

Nadja Hauser, Communications and Social Media Manager, swisscleantech (Alumna 2020), Read the entire interview

“The many practical examples of how other companies deal with issues in corporate responsibility enabled an inspiring change of perspective, which I found to be very valuable.”

Grazia Grassi, Director of Corporate Communication, Denner AG (Alumna 2019), Read the entire interview

“The program gave me a better understanding of sustainability and how companies can successfully develop and position themselves for the future.”

Marco Meier, Managing Director, Meier Textile Agency (Alumnus 2019), Read the entire interview

“During the program, I have learned how to develop, implement, and sustain an effective sustainability strategy in a company and how to communicate it to the right stakeholders on a long-term basis.”

Patricia Röösli, Head of Environment and Social Affairs, Swiss Travel Association (Alumna 2019), Read the entire interview

“The program helped me to understand the concept of Corporate Responsibility in theory and practice better. I now feel more confident in steering, arguing, and solving the challenges I face in my day-to-day work.”

Simone Durrer-Merkle, Project Manager for Sustainability, HUG AG (Alumna 2017)