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  1. Energy transition and climate change. A simple goal but a complex problem.

    Climate change is happening, the science is clear and the world is reacting. The 2016 Paris Climate Agreement was a commitment signed by 196 nations to cut global emissions by 45% in the next 11 years to stop the planet warming to irreversible levels.

  2. "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.

  3. ESG – a model for the future

    As we emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic much will have changed. The question remains which business models will prove themselves in the future. Sustainability topics have been in vogue for some time now, and they are likely to become even more important in the coming years. The crisis has made it clear how important a holistic view is: business, society and nature belong together, they cannot be viewed individually.

  4. 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."

  5. Making e-mobility sustainable

    Making e-mobility sustainable

    With climate change undeniable and new CO2 emissions restrictions, lower carbon transportation is necessary.

  6. Impact investing and the next generation

    Impact investing and the next generation

    Podcast: The next generation of powerful investors speaks about how they activate change by moving away from a material world into one of sustainable and profitable growth.

  7. 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.

  8. Stronger together. What we can learn from successful families.

    Families are the smallest entity in society. Within this social microcosm, the basics of communication and issue resolution are both taught and learnt. Generations not only confront each other but also progress together toward common family goals, providing a global blueprint to long-term success.

  9. Credit Suisse Progress Barometer: The pressure for progress on sustainability and equality transcends nations

    The second Progress Barometer measures the desire for progress in 16 countries.

  10. Switzerland's doing fine

    Switzerland's doing fine

    The Swiss rate their national and personal economic situation positively.