Committed to sustainability

Committed to sustainability

Sustainability Rating

Sustainability Rating

Rahn Foundation

Rahn Foundation

Rahn Kulturfonds

Rahn Kulturfonds


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The notion of diligent business conduct has always been deeply rooted at all levels of our company. As we have done for 80 years now, we are following a thoughtful and non-dogmatic approach encompassing all aspects of sustainability.

RAHN’s socio-economic impact is assessed annually, goals are defined, actions implemented and the result of such actions are measured and reported in
a transparent manner.

Read more in our Sustainability Report

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Rahn Foundation

The Rahn Foundation was established in 2003 with starting capital of
CHF 250,000 to mark the 70th birthday of Hans Konrad Rahn. The Foundation's organisational capital currently amounts to some CHF 2.6 million.

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Rahn Kulturfonds

The Rahn Kulturfonds is funded by generous financial contributions from RAHN AG.
It was founded to promote and award outstanding students of Swiss music academies. Hence, every second year Rahn Kulturfonds is organising the competition
Rahn Musikpreis. Rahn Kulturfonds also awards scholarships and lends instruments to distinguished young musicians. Furthermore, institutions that aim to promote classical music of all epochs will be supported.

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Rahn Foundation

The Rahn Foundation (former Hans Konrad Rahn Foundation) was established in 2003 with starting capital of CHF 250,000 to mark the 70th birthday of Hans Konrad Rahn. The Foundation's organisational capital currently amounts to some CHF 2.6 million.

The Foundation continues the mission of the Rahn relief fund, which for decades supported social projects in the Zurich region and also made donations to help disaster victims in both Switzerland and other countries.

The Foundation receives a share of the cash flow of RAHN AG each year. This is supplemented by generous donations from the Rahn family and other benefactors.
On this basis, our Foundation will be able to continue its support activities in the coming years in the proven way.

In 2022, the Foundation supported various social institutions to the
total sum of CHF 283,000 (2021: CHF 296,000).

Examples of applications approved in 2022

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ess-Störungen AES, Zurich
Support for the eating disorder prevention campaign.

Stiftung Simpera, Flaach
Contribution to this foundation for the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs.

CEVI Region Zürich
Co-funding of the 2022 regional camp run by this Christian youth organisation.

Stiftung Kind und Autismus, Urdorf
Donation to the competence centre run by this foundation for children with autism.

ZwüscheHalt, Zurich
Contribution to setting up a house for fathers who have suffered abuse.

Verein AURORA, Zurich
Support for this contact centre for parents who have been widowed and have children under the age of 18.

Stiftung Märtplatz, Freienstein
Donation to aid the integration of young people with psychological and social issues.

Procap, Zurich
Co-funding of this self-help organisation for people with a disability.

Verein peribass, Winterthur
Donation in aid of setting up a project relating to family protection.

Board of Trustees

Urs Lauffer
President Fritz-Gerber Foundation
for talented young people

Fritz Frischknecht
lic. oec., Secretary

Sascha Kümin Grell
lic. iur.

Markus L. Meyer

Prof. Katharina Prelicz-Huber
Member of the Swiss National Council,
President of VPOD Switzerland

Ana Patricia Rahn Erden
lic. iur., Entrepreneur

Registered Office

Rahn Foundation
Ms Stéphanie Ramel
Stampfenbachstrasse 125
CH-8006 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 254 60 33

You can usually reach us by telephone Monday to Thursday from 8.30 to 11.30 and from 13.30 to 16.00 and Friday from 8.30 to 11.30.


These should be submitted in writing to above address, with an outline of the reasons for the request.
A minimum of 3 years must elapse after a grant is received before a repeat application can be made.

Bank details

UBS, 8098 Zürich
IBAN CH33 0026 7267 8336 9501 L


RAHN Sustainability Report

PDF, 24 Pages, 3.6 MB

Corporate Social Responsibility Statement

PDF, 12 Pages, 175.5 KB

Your personal contact

Markus L. Meyer

Markus L. Meyer

Chief Operating Office (COO), Vice President ICT+Processes