Live Life Hub 2018


On August 25, Charles Barber and Claudia Heck will attend the 2018 Live Life Hub Event in Zurich to talk about their experience in shaping 100% volunteer- based organizations and to raise awareness for Switzerland for the Oceans’ goal – to increase Ocean Vitality.

Tickets for the event are available at now!

The 1-Day Charity Lake Ride

The 1-Day Charity Lake Ride

16 September 2018

Zurich to Rapperswil – via Züri Oberland. Morning coffee, lunch stop and arrival cocktails in Rapperswil included!

Distance approximately 100 km, approximately 1500 m climb

On September 16, 2018 we will be on our bikes again to raise money for important ocean vitality projects and to emphasize the “fun” in “fundraising”!

We expect a minimum of 15 riders and a maximum of 40. A good fitness level is expected – we will group riders of similar level where appropriate.


Participation fee is CHF 350, with CHF 300 donation to named projects and CHF 50 cost contribution.

Every participant commits to increasing awareness of Switzerland for the Oceans and to raising the equivalent CHF amount (= CHF 300) as a charitable donation within their networks.

We are also looking for event volunteers and sponsors!

Ready to go? Contact us at if you would like to contribute.

May 2017 – Event hosted by PartnerRe and British Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC)

May 2017 – Event hosted by PartnerRe and British Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC)

PartnerRe and BSCCIn May 2017, Claudia Heck and Charles Barber talked to an audience comprised of BSCC Members and PartnerRe employees about why they had decided to found Switzerland for the Oceans, the three projects selected for support in 2017, the “Zurich to Monaco” Ride as an opportunity “to make a difference” and the “fun” in “fundraising”.