The SRIC Foundation (Swiss Research Institute on Commodities) is an international academic platform dedicated to the promotion of academic knowledge on commodities and bringing together all stakeholders of the commodities ecosystem. Its members include academia, commodity trading companies, financial institutions, multinationals, civil society, and national and international authorities. It is an apolitical and nonreligious foundation.


The mission of the SRIC Foundation is to become the leading progressive institute, network builder and reference platform that transforms academic research of the commodity sector into credible, accessible and purposeful knowledge. The foundation works collectively with its members to advance academic knowledge in the industry. This collaborative approach increases awareness and builds stronger engagement with the public in general. It facilitates interactions that spark innovation, solutions and new opportunities.