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  1. Electric vehicles: the future of sustainable transport

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) envisages that global carbon emissions will need to reach net zero by 2050 to limit global warming. Industries can take action by switching to renewable energy sources and using carbon capture technologies to achieve this goal.

  2. Carbon markets: Invest in greenhouse gas emissions

    Carbon markets: Invest in greenhouse gas emissions

    Carbon is an emerging asset class that could potentially rival the global oil market in size.

  3. Renewable energy innovation accelerates transition to net zero

    Renewable energy innovation accelerates transition to net zero

    Technology improvements have driven significant cost reductions in renewables over the last decade, helping achieve near-global grid parity. A new round of innovations – making renewables more economical, efficient and available – is likely to accelerate the global progress towards clean energy adoption and carbon neutrality.

  4. Sustainable fashion: Your personal consumer footprint

    Global in nature, the fashion industry has high levels of carbon emissions, water and pesticide use, and is associated with social and labor-related issues. With nearly every person on the planet contributing to this industry, improved consumer behavior would undeniably help reduce its overall environmental footprint.

  5. Sustainable future needs purposeful leadership model

    Sustainable future needs purposeful leadership model

    Although global organizations are steadily shifting their focus to environmental, social, governance (ESG), and sustainability factors, their strategies and efforts will continue to fall short over time. Collective action led by purposeful and courageous leaders to solve the world's current problems would result in a more extensive transformation, allowing businesses to thrive.

  6. COVID-19 crisis impact: More gender equality in the workplace

    COVID-19 crisis impact: More gender equality in the workplace

    The pandemic accelerated the shift to remote and flexible working which may prove to be a meaningful catalyst for higher female labor market participation rates – at least in some professions – provided this new way of working becomes less stigmatized and more popular for all.

  7. Sustainability leadership – women lead the way

    Sustainability leadership – women lead the way

    The global pandemic has led to a greater focus on sustainability and in turn a greater focus towards how companies address the challenges posed by various environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG). This is not least because of increased shareholder pressure. It seems women can play a big role in driving the change.

  8. Sustainable investing for women

    Sustainable investing for women


    Women are becoming much more active and confident when it comes to trading and investing. In fact, according to June Felix, Chief Executive Officer of IGY Group (one of the FTSE 250 global online trading businesses), they are generally doing better than men in terms of their investment choices. 

  9. Credit Suisse making progress against our sustainability ambitions

    Credit Suisse making progress against our sustainability ambitions

    On April 21, 2021, Credit Suisse was announced, alongside other industry leaders, as a founding member of the United Nation's "Net Zero Banking Alliance" and the "Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero". These important initiatives, led by Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance, support collaboration and highlight the critical role financial institutions and capital markets play in accelerating the transition of the global economy to net zero.

  10. Ocean preservation and sustainable investing

    Ocean preservation and sustainable investing

    Tourism, shipping, energy generation, and food production are just a few of the industries that rely on the oceans. Climate change and the unsustainable use of marine resources are deteriorating the health of the oceans, putting ocean-related businesses at risk as well as those whose livelihoods depend on them.