Daniel Rufenacht



Daniel Rufenacht has 25 years of experience in corporate sustainability, institutional marketing, and public relations, working both for the public and private sectors. With a background in business management and communications, he began his career with the Swiss government, identifying new market opportunities for sustainable trade from developing countries, and overseeing the development of the first sustainable label in Switzerland for the textile industry.

He then worked for 10 years as Operational Director of CSR, Compliance and Integrity, Marketing and Communication for a famous textile company where he transformed a traditional clothing company into what is now a widely recognized sustainable brand that offers product traceability throughout the lifecycle. Daniel is currently Global Vice President, Corporate Communications and Sustainability at SGS where he oversees the sustainability management system, the global sustainability programmes and annual reporting cycle. He reports directly to the CEO of SGS.