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  1. The rise of the responsible consumer

    Concerns about climate change raise serious questions about how sustainable our lifestyles are. Consumers can support sustainable companies through everyday purchases. In turn, responsible companies will be more attractive to investors in the long term. Our new report looks at why responsible consumerism is on the rise and which sectors it will disrupt.

  2. Credit Suisse continues to bolster impact investment and sustainable finance franchise through strategic senior hires

    Three senior hires further strengthen Impact Advisory and Finance Department’s reach and offering for clients

  3. Loans with the help of satellite images. A start-up solution.

    How does a corn farmer in East Africa prove his creditworthiness? A start-up has come up with a solution for connecting remote regions to the rest of the world. The only requirement? A mobile phone.

  4. Social entrepreneurs: Innovative ideas benefit the ocean.

    Social entrepreneurs: Innovative ideas benefit the ocean.

    Marisa Drew, CEO of the Impact Advisory and Finance department, Credit Suisse, in a conversation with Javier Goyeneche, founder of Ecoalf, a sustainable fashion company.

  5. Plastic pollution. Time to tackle the problem with new business ideas.

    Plastic pollution. Time to tackle the problem with new business ideas.

    Food, cosmetics, domestic products – most of these come in plastic containers. Designed for a single use, yet virtually indestructible. Can we find an environmentally friendly replacement?

  6. Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    The throwaway culture has penetrated many – if not all – industries. Fashion has been particularly prone to it, developing so-called "fast fashion" with a devastating environmental impact. Today, more and more people are trying to reverse this trend by applying a zero-waste philosophy and participating in a circular economy.

  7. Female entrepreneurial drive has no boundaries

    Female entrepreneurial drive has no boundaries

    Pushing a business forward requires courage, vision, and an overwhelming desire to change the world around you. In fact, marrying profit-seeking with social purpose can often help your business and make it more sustainable. We asked some female entrepreneurs from around the world what drives them and how purpose has helped them build successful businesses. 

  8. Impact investing: A strategic choice

    Bridging the gap between returns-driven investment and values-driven philanthropic donation, a range of new investment forms has become established in recent years. The most popular are investments that pursue financial objectives while at the same time integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Impact investing takes this to its logical next step by combining the quest for profit with the mission of making a measurable positive social and/or environmental impact.  

  9. Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Millennials are a generation that receives much attention these days. Sustainability, clean energy, impact investing matter to the Millennials and will gain importance in the coming years, not least from an investment point of view.