G21 Swisstainability Forum 28-29 June Lausanne

The economy & sustainability date in Switzerland

6th edition, 28-29 June 2016, SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL, Lausanne

Le rendez-vous de
l'économie et de la durabilité
en Suisse

6th edition
28-29 June 2016
SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL, Lausanne

G21 logo 2015


This annual event is meant to be the platform for the economic transition in Switzerland. Its aim is to encourage meetings and collaboration between scientific, economic, and political actors and NGOs, to support the companies in their innovating and sustainable projects, and to showcase the best initiatives and innovations which will be the leading projects of tomorrow, always in a forward-looking spirit.

A rethinking of our economic models laboratory in the perspective of a sustainable society

A best practices exchange platform between decision-makers, scientists, entrepreneurs, NGO & colleges

A privileged space at the crossroad of numerous professional networks who all works in their respective fields trying to change the world

A think and do complementariness : crossing applied researches, territory experiments, development of decision-makers skills

A presentation of the most visionary current initiatives of world level while remaining rooted in Swiss territory


Two days of meetings and debates which purpose is to be a true powerhouses of values creation, gathering international experts & economic leaders, scholars & politicians.

Forum Entreprises

This forum is destined for small or big businesses projects leaders, or any other organization wishing to support their company on the sustainability road.

FREE ENTRANCE (mandatory inscription )

Speeches and debates

This forum has been designed for entrepreneurs and managers willing to discover the most innovative strategies for sustainability, to understand the future challenges in a forward-looking and visionary spirit, and to meet the thinkers and builders of the Swiss economy of tomorrow.


600 top managers, decision-makers, and international and Swiss experts (executives of multinational companies, political representatives, NGOs managers, academic researchers, professors)…


The objective is not only to understand the challenges and opportunities of sustainability at the company level, but also to guide decision-makers to help them implement appropriate measures in their own field of activity. To achieve this, professionals in this growing sector will be present to facilitate thematic conferences, share their experience, and present their activities.

Eight topics in sustainability will be addressed in sessions of three keynote speeches, which will each include a short presentation of the challenges, stories, and examples of concrete actions taken by companies. Lastly, a discussion will leave space for questions and dialogue between the different speakers.

Among former editions speakers...

CEO, thinkers, politicians & scholars, they inspired the G21's audience