Fondation Botnar is committed to relying on governance, robust reporting, thorough analysis and an evidence-led approach to guide our decision making. We are a member of SwissFoundations, the association of grant-making foundations in Switzerland, and we commit to best practice governance in line with the principles and recommendations of the Swiss Foundation Code. Our accounting follows the guidelines of Swiss GAAP FER 21 for philanthropic social non-profit-organisations. Our activities are supervised by the Supervisory Authority for Foundations, Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs.
Code of conduct
The purpose of our Code of Conduct is to express the commitment of the foundation to the highest level of integrity. The activities of the foundation are strongly interlinked with our society, in particular children, as we seek to empower people to care for themselves. As a partner with purpose, we value transparency, being distinctive, and being a pioneer for positive impact. Read the Code of Conduct here.
This whistleblowing guideline is put in place to make the procedure of whistleblowing transparent and to eliminate any doubts concerning the effectiveness of reporting misconduct. It illustrates appropriate action to take when experiencing or discovering any violation of the Foundation Botnar Code of Conduct. Download the guideline here and report an issue here: wrs.expolink.co.uk/fondationbotnar. You can also find the relevant hotline number in your country here.
Please see below the three ways to report an issue.