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  1. Sustainable Investing: the way forward

    Sustainable Investing: the way forward

    Macro trends like climate change, increased public awareness, and governmental as well as legislative and regulatory change have spurned a shift in investor preferences and visibly driven demand for generating returns sustainably.

  2. Global CIO Podcast: "It seemed prudent to protect some gains."

    All rallies eventually take a pause, and the one in which equities recovered significant ground in the second quarter is no exception. Since mid-June, equity markets have largely trended sideways, with even positive economic surprises unable to spark sustained momentum.

  3. Protecting and investing in marine capital makes business sense

    Protecting and investing in marine capital makes business sense

    Every day, unknowingly, every citizen of the world benefits from the oceans. They generate 50% of the oxygen we breathe and absorb 25% of carbon emissions. Just one mature whale sequesters more carbon than 30,000 trees.

  4. Global CIO Podcast: "We are seeing the first signs of recovery."

    Global CIO Podcast: "We are seeing the first signs of recovery."

    The resilience we highlighted last month has been on full display over the last few weeks. Despite a very recent pullback in US equities, markets have broadly rallied as many investors left the sidelines amid worries that they might miss out. As a result, many equity indices have managed to recoup a significant part, and in some cases all, of their year-to-date losses.

  5. "The ocean provides us with every second breath."

    As the world celebrates World Ocean Day, Marisa Drew, CEO Impact Advisory and Finance at Credit Suisse speaks to Karen Sack and José Maria Figueres, two prominent ocean conservation activists and Ocean Unite founders on why there is no life on Earth without a healthy ocean and how market-based instruments can help.

  6. 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.

  7. Coronavirus brings ESG investing to the fore

    Despite the pandemic downturn, funds that observe environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have largely outperformed their benchmarks. Meanwhile, the EU and the IMF are calling for a post-pandemic "green recovery."

  8. Global CIO Podcast: "The US and Eurozone face the deepest recessions in the post-war period."

    Global CIO Podcast: "The US and Eurozone face the deepest recessions in the post-war period."

    The coronavirus pandemic and its economic toll remain squarely in investors' focus. However, encouraged by strong fiscal and monetary support and the prospect of a gradual easing of lockdowns in many countries, equities have largely held on to the double-digit gains they made since end-March.

  9. Global CIO Podcast: "This is unprecedented"

    Global CIO Podcast: "This is unprecedented"

    We are living in unprecedented times, and each day brings new data confirming the devastation wrought by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The latest composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for April for the Eurozone, for example, sank to a record low of 13.5. To put this drop in context, the PMI would usually move between 45 and 55, with a level below 50 signifying a contraction. 

  10. Credit Suisse raises USD 595 million for healthcare impact-focused Quadria Capital Fund II

    Credit Suisse's Impact Advisory and Finance Department and Private Fund Group, within International Wealth Management, capture growing investor enthusiasm for the healthcare impact space through the successful fund placement across private banking and institutional clients.