About Us Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

We believe that our responsible approach to business is a key factor determining our long-term success. We have a broad understanding of our duties as a financial services provider, member of society and employer. Our approach also reflects our commitment to protecting the environment.

The following key figures provide an overview of our diverse activities in the area of corporate responsibility in 2014:


Credit Suisse is aware of its responsibility as a globally active financial services company. Our greatest responsibility is ensuring that we manage our company successfully, to the benefit of our clients, shareholders and employees, but also of society as a whole.

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transactions or client relationships were assessed for potential environmental and social risks


transactions or client relationships were assessed for potential environmental and social risks


milion Swiss francs is our volume of assets under management with high social and environmental benefits

Economy & Society

We create value for our clients and shareholders worldwide, make an important contribution to the functioning of the economy through our banking activities and play a constructive role in society. Credit Suisse and its employees have been working with selected partner organizations around the world for many years to help address social challenges and improve the living standards of disadvantaged people.

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billion Swiss francs is Credit Suisse’s volume of loans outstanding in Switzerland at end-2014


hours were dedicated to skills-based volunteering by our employees


billion Swiss francs is the value of goods, services and licenses purchased in 2014 from suppliers globally


Our long-term success depends on our ability to inspire trust and achieve client satisfaction. It is therefore essential for Credit Suisse to attract, develop and retain qualified, responsible and motivated employees who can help us achieve these goals. We offer interesting lines of work, progressive employment conditions and wide-ranging training and development opportunities.

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of all vacancies were filled through internal appointments


individuals from over 150 different nations work at Credit Suisse


young talents are taking part in our training programs in Switzerland


We take environmental impacts into account when conducting our business by developing sustainable products and services and addressing sustainability issues when managing risks. The implementation of various operational measures enables us to improve our environmental performance.

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gigawatt-hours of energy were saved globally as a result of increasing our server virtualization rate to 60% worldwide over the past 4 years


thousand hours of video conferencing were used as an alternative to business travel, helping to reduce our CO2 emissions


employees were trained in environmental management