Philes promotes a sustainable world.


Philes promotes philanthropy and sustainability.

The name Philes is an acronym for philanthropy, economics and sustainability, denoting the key focus areas of Philes.

Giving or investing wisely as a philanthropic donor or foundation, or increasing its sustainability impact as a corporation: an outside view or an interim outside  support can help you reaching your goal more easily and at low cost. See here how.


Philes announces partnership with NASKA, August 2012

Philes is proud to announce a partnership with NASKA on philanthropy & sustainability.

How to become a sustainable company, April 2012

Sustainability is not part of a firms' strategy - sustainability is the firms' strategy. Philes publishes together with sustainserv an overview on key sustainability issues for small and medium sized firms. For a free copy of the article click here.

How to become a successful impact investor, March 2012

Philes, together with responsAbility, shows how private investors can leverage their philanthropic activities through impact investment. For a free copy of the article click here.

Case studies in Corporate Social Responsibility and in Sustainability, March 2012

Philes promotes sustainability in business and supports corporations in establishing a coherent strategy. To inspire enterprises to develop sustainable business models, Philes conducts a series of case studies. They are available on request. For a free copy of the first cases click here.

Bodossaki Foundation:
Workshop on sustainability
in Athens/Greece on
February 9th, 2012

The workshop, led by Philes, discussed conditions and possibilities for the development of a sustainable pilot region in Greece. The ongoing discussion aims at all types of interested parties: corporations, non-profit organisations, and academia. For more information click here.

Foundation seminar in Zurich/Switzerland on
February 1st, 2012.

The seminar aimed at members of the board and CEOs of foundations and addressed current developments with regard to the management of foundations. The seminar was organised by Philes and Sarasin Bank. For more information click here.