CHy is a Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences. In this context, particular consideration is given to activities with a focus on "early recognition of important social issues", "ethics in science" and "dialogue between science and society".
Specific aims and activities are:
CHy is the Swiss National Committee of IAHS.
Member of CHy is the National Representative of IAHS.
Member of CHy is member of Swiss National Committee of IUGG.