July 13, 2021: The Z Zurich Foundation announced today the continuation of its fundraising campaign to help UNICEF’s efforts to deliver 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines globally by end of 2021. The campaign will run until the end of the year, and the Z Zurich Foundation is committing to match funds raised up to CHF 2.5 million.
April 29, 2021: Z Zurich Foundation announced today an initial donation of CHF 1 million to UNICEF in support of the campaign to deliver 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines globally by the end of 2021.
Announced to mark New York’s Climate Week (September 21 – 27), the Z Zurich Foundation’s “Adapting to Climate Change Program” significantly scales up its earlier adaptation work, with the ambition to help approximatively four million people strengthen their resilience to flooding by 2024.
Zurich is committed to helping children and young people. Over the next three years, Zurich, together with the Z Zurich Foundation, will support the Swiss Ombudsman's Office for Children's Rights with a maximum of CHF 1.3 million.
A COVID-19 mobile health unit, an island fisheries app, a youth mental health signposting tool and a neonatal unit virtual tour and classroom are among fifty-one projects to receive €3 million Innovate Together Fund from Rethink Ireland
Our annual reports
Addressing flood resilience
Foundations for Change: Using adaptive management to navigate uncertainty
This report presents lessons from Year 3 of Phase II of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance work, focusing on how the Alliance structure and culture have allowed us to adaptively manage to ensure continued focus on flood resilience and progress toward our goals, while also addressing COVID-19 needs and concerns
At What Cost
How chronic gaps in adaptation finance expose the world's poorest people to climate chaos.
Is the international community meeting the commitments it has made? Is funding for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction going to those people and countries that need it most?
Foundations for Change - Lessons from Year 2
In this report, the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance members review the progress made towards the Alliance objectives over the course of Year 2, where they stand relative to their goals, and what they have learned about building flood and multi-hazard resilience as a result of grappling with the COVID-19 crisis.
Closing the Water Window
Over the course of 2016-19 to accelerate the impact of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance’s work the Z Zurich Foundation invested USD 10 million through the Global Resilience Partnership’s Water Window Challenge.