Selected Reference Projects
Swiss Know-how and Technology Transfer for Wastewater Treatment in Colombia
The ZHAW Center for Business in the Americas established a comprehensive training program for Colombian environmental engineers. Swiss experts in wastewater treatment and management from organizations (e.g. Wabag and EAWAG) located in the Canton of Zurich and its surrounding areas transferred the know-how and ...
The Relevance and Significance of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in Switzerland
In order to fulfill their social responsibility and meet the expectations of stakeholders with regard to sustainable corporate governance, companies often refer to internationally accepted and legitimized standards. Among these standards, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises occupy a special position. ...
Environmental Targets of Companies in Switzerland
The aim of the study was to establish the environmental goals published by Swiss companies or or environmental action areas are addressed and how the objectives have been formulated. Obstacles as well as potentially beneficial factors were also to be identified. For this purpose, the research team targeted the 500 ...
Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce (SJCC)
Dominique Ursprung was appointed Managing Director of the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce (SJCC) in December 2015. Ursprung led the SJCC office at the ZHAW from 2016 to 2021, closing all six years with a profit. At the time of handing over the mandate, the association's assets were 40% higher than at the time of ...
International After Sales Services of Swiss Manufacturing SMEs in the Chinese market
After Sales Services have become an important business for internationally operating Swiss companies. For SMEs the offering of after sales services is a challenge though, specifically in Asian markets. This project aims to develop successful business models in after sales services for Swiss SMEs operating in the ...
Sustainability Reporting as a means of stakeholder oriented communication