Corporate Social Responsibility

We are working to make a more positive impact on the communities where we operate and do business

Our business is global. SWIFT works with and for financial communities across the globe. We know this is a privilege as well as a responsibility, and we are committed to making a positive impact wherever we can. We are working to make a more positive impact on the communities where we operate and do business. We integrate social, environmental, ethical, and human rights concerns into our operational strategy. Education, diversity, sustainability, community outreach—our belief in the mportance of these issues is embedded in our company mind-set. Our intermediary role in the financial industry also puts us in a great position to facilitate dialogue on these topics.


October 2012

We became a United Nations Global Compact participant. The initiative aims to create a sustainable and inclusive global economy by calling on companies to align strategies and operations with the Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

APRIL 2017

Our CEO also signed the “Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality Means Business” of the UN Women and the United Nations Global Compact.

Operating responsibly and sustainably

Reducing our impact on the environment and increasing diversity and inclusion in our company are among our top CSR goals.

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Caring for our Communities

We partner with organisations to support education and underprivileged children worldwide, and encourage our staff to participate in local support activities.

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Facilitating business sustainability

We develop partnerships with organisations supporting education, microfinance and financial inclusion in emerging countries where we develop business.

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