Migros makes numerous contributions to strengthening social cohesion in Switzerland. Migros Commitment launched its first volunteering initiative in 2022.
was invested in cultural and social initiatives by Migros Culture Percentage (in CHF).
Each year, Migros contributes more than CHF 156 million towards social causes. It creates a wide range of opportunities and launches bold initiatives in the areas of community, culture, education, health, technology and ethics, as well as climate and resources.
These are combined and communicated under the “Migros Commitment” brand. In 2022, the first volunteering initiative was launched with a neighbourhood theme.
In 2022, Migros Culture Percentage invested CHF 139 million in culture, society, education, leisure and the economy. The permanent institutions include the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI), Migros Club School, Ferrovia Monte Generoso, the Migros Museum of Contemporary Art and the four “im Grünen” Parks.
With the Migros Pioneer Fund, Migros extended its social commitment in 2012 to other companies of the Migros Group. In total, CHF 16 million was made available (CHF 16 million spent) in the reporting year.
The Migros Aid Fund has been supporting social and ecological development aid projects in Switzerland and worldwide since 1979. CHF 1 million is made available for this purpose each year. In 2022, a new pilot project for start-up funding was launched.