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Our philosophy


Jacob Safra
"If you choose to sail upon the seas of banking,
build your bank as you would your boat,
with the strength to sail safely through any storm."
Jacob Safra (1891–1963)

Committed to sustainability

J. Safra Sarasin Group is convinced that the long-term prosperity of its clients represents the best basis for its own success. For this reason the Bank is committed to thinking and acting in a sustainable manner in all aspects of its business. Sustainability enables the Bank to project a distinctive image in the market and creates continuity across time and generations. With its claim ”Sustainable Private Banking since 1841“ Bank J. Safra Sarasin (Bahamas) Ltd. positions itself as a bank that places particular emphasis on sustainability.
J. Safra Sarasin Group
A holistic approach to sustainability
As a maxim for decision-making, the Group aims to achieve a long lasting balance of its commercial, social and ecological responsibility. From experience, the Group is convinced that holistic thinking and action is the best way of combining the interests of its clients and its employees with its social responsibility.