About us

Our objectives

  • We offer scientific perspectives with a practical focus across a range of policy areas.
  • The evaluation, research and consultancy we provide are aimed at improving the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of social and policy practice.
  • We are a leading Swiss consultancy in our area of service and expertise.

Our core competencies

  • Our independent evaluations reveal interdependencies and focus on the benefit for the client.
  • We conduct social science research to test the practical applicability of theoretical concepts, which we then develop further.
  • With our consultancy services we support our clients in designing processes and developing strategies.

How we work with our clients

  • The mandates and needs of our clients are at the forefront of everything we do.
  • As independent and critical evaluators, we have an appreciation for our clients’ fields of practice.
  • We work hard to earn and maintain our clients’ trust and confidence.

Where we place emphasis

  • We provide high-quality services. They are characterized by innovation, a scientific ethos, practical applicability, reliability, and adherence to deadlines.
  • We abide by the quality standards of the professional organizations of which we are a member. In particular, this includes correct and transparent handling of our data and findings.
  • Our products are characterized by the autonomous and neutral perspectives they provide.
  • Our quality assurance processes ensure a high standard of product.

Our service provision

  • Our approach to mandates is cross-disciplinary. The project teams are composed of academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines.
  • The motivation and expertise of our associates are key to the success of our projects.
  • We maintain partnerships with academic institutions and stakeholders in the private sector. This network allows us to draw on additional external expertise according to the task.