Important events

13 April 2021

Raiffeisen is taking a new approach to procuring gold which allows the origin of the gold to be accurately traced.

11 May 2021

CHF

4.1

million

Raiffeisen extends the partnership with the Swiss Climate Foundation that has been in place since 2008. Raiffeisen has donated over CHF 4.1 million since the partnership started.

8 June 2021

94%

The Raiffeisen funds are becoming even more focused on sustainability. Sustainable funds now account for 94% of total fund volume.

23 June 2021

The General Meeting of Raiffeisen Switzerland votes to make its six branches independent.

1 July 2021

Urs Gauch announces he is stepping down from the Executive Board of Raiffeisen Switzerland. Roger Reist takes over the newly created Corporate Clients, Treasury & Markets department. A new Operating Services department is also set up, officially starting on 1 December.

13 July 2021

Rating agency Moody’s raises the outlook for Raiffeisen Switzerland to “positive”.

15 July 2021

Guy Lachappelle announces his resignation as Chairman of the Board of Directors with effect from the end of July 2021. Pascal Gantenbein takes over the position on an acting basis.

18 August 2021
The digital residential property platform Liiva from Mobiliar and Raiffeisen is launched.
9 September 2021

A+

Rating agency Fitch ranks Raiffeisen as A+ (long-term) and F1 (short-term).

20 September 2021
Raiffeisen introduces “SME eServices”, a multibanking solution for corporate clients.
22 September 2021

Kathrin Wehrli steps down from the Executive Board of Raiffeisen Switzerland. Roland Altwegg takes over on an acting basis.

27 September 2021

Raiffeisen lays the foundation for developing its digital client experience portal, using the expertise of software provider Backbase.

15 October 2021
Raiffeisen signs the Principles for Responsible Banking of the United Nations Environment Programme ­Finance Initiative, supports the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures and joins the Partnership on Carbon Accounting Financials.
20 October 2021

Raiffeisen introduces the digital pillar 3a.

2 November 2021

Raiffeisen becomes the first Swiss retail bank to launch a responsible gold ETF.

24 November 2021

Rolf Olmesdahl steps down from the Executive Board of Raiffeisen Switzerland. Robert Schleich takes over on an acting basis.

9 December 2021

The General Meeting of Raiffeisen Switzerland elects Thomas A. Müller as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Sandra Lathion as a director.