Ypsomed is a member of various associations, foundations and other external initiatives and programmes. These include Swiss Medtech, Bern and Solothurn Chambers of Commerce, Avenir Suisse, Swiss Economic Forum and various diabetes associations. In the area of climate protection and the circular economy, Ypsomed has been a member of, for example, Alliance to Zero, Circular Economy Switzerland, OEBU and Swiss Cleantech since 2021. We are also guided by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

A selection of our most important partnerships and memberships is described below:

Alliance to Zero

Alliance to Zero is a non-profit membership association for pharma and biotech supply chain companies that aims to facilitate the transition of the pharma sector to compliance with net-zero emissions.

Ypsomed is one of the eight founding members.


Avenir Suisse

Avenir Suisse develops ideas for the future of Switzerland. The ideas of Avenir Suisse are intended to prepare the ground for future reforms in politics and society.


CDP Climate disclosure project

CDP is a non-profit organization that operates a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts, particularly climate change mitigation.


Circular Economy Switzerland

With various projects and events, the network acts as an impulse generator for a new, Switzerland-wide movement for the circular economy. Circular Economy Switzerland sees itself as a coordination and exchange platform and is open for further initiatives in the field of circular economy.


EASD European Association for the Study of Diabetes

The European Association for the Study of Diabetes e.V. (EASD) is a non-profit, medical scientific association. The aims of the Association are to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.


FBN Switzerland

The Family Business Network is the world’s leading organization of business families. FBN has the mission to offer business families a safe space to learn from, share with and inspire each other.



FOMA is the association for the training of EFZ plant operators. FOMA performs all the tasks of an organisation of the world of work in accordance with the legislation on vocational education and training.


GRI Global Reporting Initiative

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a provider of guidelines for the preparation of sustainability reports by companies, governments and non-governmental organizations. Ypsomed is not a member of GRI, but refers to the GRI standards in its sustainability reporting.


Solothurn Chamber of Commerce

As a central organisation and competence centre for the Solothurn economy, the Chamber of Commerce ensures optimal location conditions and thus strengthens the Solothurn economy.


HIV Trade and Industry Association of the Canton of Berne

The Trade and Industry Association of the Canton of Berne (HIV) acts as the mouthpiece of Berne's business community vis-à-vis politicians, the authorities and the public at large.


KATZ Plastics Training and Technology Centre

The KATZ Aarau is a plastics technology platform in Switzerland. It imparts the latest and practice-oriented expertise to employees and apprentices in the field of education and training.


OEBU – Verband für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften

öbu and its member companies are committed to a prosperous economy in compliance with ecological and social principles. In order to be fit for the future, Swiss companies should understand sustainable management as an integral part of their corporate strategy. This secures the competitiveness of the Swiss economy and the future of coming generations in the long term.


SAQ Swiss Association for Quality

The SAQ Swiss Association for Quality pursues the goal of disseminating and strengthening the understanding of quality as a standard and, beyond that, as an element of the value system of companies and organisations. The focus is on dialogue with management, the promotion of the profession of quality managers, the certification of individual professional qualifications and communication with customers and the trade.


Science Based Targets initiative

With various projects and events, the network acts as an impulse generator for a new, Switzerland-wide movement for the circular economy. Circular Economy Switzerland sees itself as a coordination and exchange platform and is open for further initiatives in the field of circular economy.


S-GE Switzerland Global Enterprise

Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) is the official Swiss organisation for export promotion and location promotion with locations in all parts of Switzerland and in 31 countries with around 200 employees.


SNV Schweizerische Normenvereinigung

As an information hub and independent competence centre, the SNV ensures efficient access to national and international standards. It facilitates and promotes the development and harmonisation of new standards through the active influence of its members as experts in national and international standards committees.


Swiss Medtech

Swiss Medtech is the association of Swiss medical technology and represents around 700 companies.


Swiss Economic Forum

The Swiss Economic Forum is a business meeting for CEOs, managers and representatives from politics, science and the media.


Verein GS1 Schweiz

GS1 Switzerland enables solutions for more efficient value creation networks with the help of global standards. They support companies in optimising their flows of goods, information and values and impart practical knowledge.


VSUD Vereinigung Schweizerischer Unternehmen in Deutschland

As a strong business network, political lobby and expert advisor, VSUD ensures that Swiss companies receive the best possible support for their locations in Germany.