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LIFE started as an initiative with a focus on market based climate protection measures. In 2009, the initiative was converted into a non-profit foundation according to Liechtenstein law under the name LIFE Climate Foundation. The Foundation promotes a sustainable and credible advancement of climate and environmental protection through an effective inclusion of financial intermediaries and the general public.
Three SMEs from Liechtenstein receive 150’000 CHF for their efficiency and innovative projects
The decision by Liechtenstein-based Banks LGT, Liechtensteinische Landesbank and VP Bank to effectively reinvest their net gains from re-distributed CO2 levies (rebates) into suitable climate protection projects within the framework of the activities of the Swiss Climate Foundation has led to first results. In its session from November 2nd2012 the board of Swiss Climate Foundation decided to provide a total of 1,25 Million Swiss Francs to 21 Projects in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Three small and medium sized enterprises (SME) from Liechtenstein received a total amount of 150’000 Swiss Francs.  

Liechtenstein banks support innovative and economical SMEs
In mid-May 2012, the Swiss Climate Foundation and the LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein therefore decided to engage in cross-border cooperation. This cooperation laid the cornerstone for Liechtenstein service enterprises to become members of the Swiss Climate Foundation as well. The three largest Liechtenstein banks – LGT Bank in Liechtenstein AG, the Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG and the Verwaltungs- und Privat-Bank AG – have decided to join the Swiss Climate Foundation and to donate their rebates from the CO2 incentive tax. LIFE Climate Foundation will host an evening event at the University of Liechtenstein on 18 September 2012 to provide first-hand information on the cooperation, support options and opportunities for Liechtenstein SMEs (Program).  

1st Impact Forum Liechtenstein – Sustainable Investing
On Monday 24th of Septmeber 2012 Rheintal and Forumspartner Foundation will organize the “1st Impact Forum Liechtenstein” at the Kultur- und Veranstaltungszentrum Schaan. The 1st Impact Forum is dedicated to the topic of „Sustainable Investing“ and AIFM, the Alternative Fund Managers (EU) Directive. The entrance is free of charge.   

LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein support 1st European Biomimicry Innovation and Finance Summit
Together with the Foundation For Global Sustainability and swisscleantech, the business association for sustainable and liberal market economy, LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein is bringing the leading figures in the field of biomimicry to the first European Biomimicry Finance and Innovation Summit.

Banks with socially or ecologically sustainable investment policies are booming. How big is the potential for social banking in Germany? Which customers are interested in a “social return” on their investments to a similar extent as in interest? Those and other questions are explored in the first comprehensive study on social banking in the German market that was initiated by zeb/. More information can be found here.

Liechtenstein Government releases Energy Strategy 2020
The Government plans to reach a 20% increase of homemade renewable energy production, a 20% increase of energy efficiency as well as a 20% reduction of greenhouse gas emission compared to 1990 until the year 2020. In order to achieve these goals, the Governement released the new Energy Strategy 2020.


LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein:Incubator for sustainability & an ambassador for Liechtenstein

LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein:Incubator for sustainability & an ambassador for Liechtenstein
The LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein is again able to look back on a very successful year – the third since its establishment. The common‐benefit foundation has meanwhile become one of the regular participants at the Climate Conference and is thus an ambassador for the country of Liechtenstein.

Liechtenstein Congress on Sustainable Development and Responsible Investing
Awaken by environmental, financial, and political challenges the global economy is transforming fast, from short-term thinking and a systemic reliance on non-renewable resources, to building an innovative and prosperous future, manifested in sustainable assets and healthy communities. Since 2008, the Liechtenstein Congress provides an international platform for practical research and informed practice in Sustainable Development and Responsible Investing, guided by effective policy and enlightened by a deep sense of responsibility. The event is hosted by the University of Liechtenstein and supported by numerous sponsors and network partners, including LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein.

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