The Verbier Institute is a non-profit initiative created by the botza association. Botza, which means small forest in Swiss french, is a non-profit association established in Verbier, Switzerland. Since 2009, Botza has supported and promoted projects, studies and activities that bring about positive impacts for the environment, and the sustainable development of Verbier. Projects have included:

  1. International Mountain Day
  2. Verbier Investment Forum
  3. Green Pioneering Summit

In 2014, Botza launched the Verbier Institute to have an even better and bigger involvement and impact locally and globally. botza events