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  1. Family businesses take on ESG

    Family businesses take on ESG

    Family-owned companies consider and incorporate ESG (environmental, corporate, and social) factors more than their counterparts that are not family owned. Businesses owned by families tend to take a longer-term view and are often better prepared for the future. The latest Credit Suisse Family 1000 report looks at the differences in detail and concludes that, over time, family-owned business with strong ESG credentials perform better.

  2. Switzerland and Credit Suisse 2020 – Key facts and figures

    Credit Suisse has had close links to Switzerland ever since it was founded. The strength of this relationship has been particularly evident in recent months, as demonstrated by the SME support package and the COVID-19 fundraising campaign for Switzerland. Moreover, Credit Suisse is committed on various levels for the good of the economy and society. The brochure "Switzerland and Credit Suisse" is one example that highlights the commitment and firm conviction Credit Suisse has for Switzerland.

  3. Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2020 Credit Suisse

    ESG investing: A trend that is constantly evolving

    The Global Investment Returns Yearbook looks at figures dating back to the year 1900. The long-term analysis aims to put in perspective bull and bear markets, financial crises, and investment trends. But what can it tell us about recent trends, such as ESG investing? The authors investigate if ESG-driven investments have their own reward in terms of higher returns and lower risk.

  4. Water scarcity. The key challenges in meeting the demand. 

    There's plenty of water on Earth. Indeed, it covers 70% of the surface. The problem is, not much of it is useable. Freshwater – safe for us – accounts for as little as 3% of the entire world's water. With demand still growing, governments and the private sector need to act.

  5. What is the retirement age of the future?

    What is the retirement age of the future?

    Increased longevity, declining birth rates and lower financial returns for pension funds are all putting pressure on pension systems. Is a work free retirement period in your 60s and beyond a thing of the past? The recent Credit Suisse report Rethinking Retirement delves deeper.

  6. Gender diversity is good for business

    Gender diversity is good for business

    The 2019 edition of the CS Gender 3000 report looks at the link between gender diversity and superior company performance and how this is evolving over time.

  7. Leading when it comes to progress

    How advanced are the different countries actually? Credit Suisse economists analyzed 36 countries and prepared a ranking.

  8. Global Wealth: 341 Trillion Dollars by 2022

    Global Wealth: 341 Trillion Dollars by 2022

    Credit Suisse Research Institute expects the world to generate 60 trillion dollars over the next five years. The overall pace of wealth creation will be relatively moderate. Unsurprisingly, emerging markets will advance more dynamically then their developed peers. In terms of wealth segments, nearly a quarter of the global population will belong to the middle class by 2022.

  9. Credit Suisse Yearbook 2017: Low Interest Rates Hit Returns on Equities

    Credit Suisse Yearbook 2017: Low Interest Rates Hit Returns on Equities

    The risk premiums on equities are unlikely to be as high in the future as they have been. This is the conclusion reached by the 2017 Yearbook published by Credit Suisse.

  10. Credit Suisse 2016 Annual Reporting Suite

    Credit Suisse 2016 Annual Reporting Suite

    Today, Credit Suisse published the Annual Report, the Corporate Responsibility Report and the Company Profile. This Annual Reporting Suite offers a holistic perspective of the broad variety of activities in 2016 and facilitates a sound dialogue with our clients, investors and stakeholders.