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Cooperation. Collaboration. Support.

SWIPRA engages in collaborations with external partners to provide voting recommendations and allow electronic voting. Additionally, SWIPRA supports research and education in the field of corporate governance.

Department of Banking and Finance

Researchers of the Department of Banking and Finance (DBF) at the University of Zurich support SWIPRA in developing voting recommendations as well as the SWIPRA Policy Considerations. This collaboration allows to draw on scientifically-founded and empirically established knowledge.

In collaboration with the DBF, SWIPRA is annually conducting the SWIPRA Corporate Governance Survey.

The team of researchers include: Prof. Dr. Alexander F. Wagner, Dr. Christoph Wenk Bernasconi, Sascha Behnk.


Department of Law

The Department of Law (DL) of the University of Zurich, in particular the Chair for corporate law in listed companies, conducts research regarding new developments in Corporate Governance of Swiss companies.

The basic research conducted by the DL allows SWIPRA to rely on the most actual legal scientific know how for practical application and is supporting SWIPRA in its activities as a Proxy Advisor. More


In collaboration with Sherpany, SWIPRA is offering its voting recommendations, the underlying research reports as well as the possibility to vote electronically and generate an individual reporting on one single platform.

SWIPRA clients may look at the voting recommendations on the SWIPRA-Advisory Tool on Sherpany and vote electronically for all companies covered by SWIPRA. The Advisory Tool will further generate an individual reporting of the voting activity. More


RepRisk is a leading business intelligence provider, specializing in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk analytics and metrics. Since 2006, RepRisk runs the most comprehensive ESG risk database that serves as a due diligence, research, and monitoring tool.

RepRisk serves clients worldwide including global banks, insurance providers, investment managers, and corporates, helping them to manage ESG and reputational risks in day-to-day business. More