Federal Office for the Environment FOEN

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN

Web: Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Affiliated to : Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
Environment Mar 16
Bern, 16.03.2018 - Ecological sustainability in financial business has become even more important. During its meeting on 16 March 2018, the Federal Council was informed of the corresponding national and international developments and the Confederation's commitment.
Environment Dec 18

Neuchâtel, 18.12.2017 - (FSO) - The value added of the environmental market rose by 30% between 2008 and 2016.

Medicine Nov 10

Bern, 10.11.2017 - Spearheading the fight against antimicrobial resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched its Antibiotic Awareness Week.

Environment Oct 6

Bern, 06.10.2017 - Switzerland deposited its instrument of ratification in New York on 6 October 2017, making it an official party to the Paris Agreement.

Environment Nov 27

Bern, 27.11.2017 - The OECD's 3rd Environmental Performance Review of Switzerland shows that despite progress, Switzerland still has a very high environmental impact.

Business Oct 23

Bern, 23.10.2017 - In the context of the Paris Agreement, Swiss pension funds and insurance companies were invited by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN and the State Secretariat for International Financial SIF to test the climate compatibility of their portfolios.

Politics Sep 30

Bern, 30.09.2017 - On 30 September 2017, the approximately 150 States meeting in Geneva for the first Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury decided to base the Convention in Geneva.

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