Z Zurich Foundation

The Z Zurich Foundation is a charitable foundation with registered office in Zurich (Switzerland) established by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd and Zurich Life Insurance Company Ltd in accordance with Swiss law. It is the main vehicle by which Zurich delivers on its global community investment strategy.

Z Zurich Foundation empowers vulnerable people within our communities to better protect themselves from risk, and to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world. Z Zurich Foundation aspires for a more equal world where everyone has independence, choice and power over their own futures.

The Z Zurich Foundation’s pillars of adapting to climate change, improving mental wellbeing and enabling social equity aren’t causes we picked at random. Z Zurich Foundation believes the key to creating a better future is connection – fostering relationships between those in the know and those most in need and together tackling society’s challenges from the ground up.

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