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  1. Investing for a low-carbon economy

    Investing for a low-carbon economy

    What does investing for a low-carbon economy mean? In our latest podcast, Brian Blackstone discusses a new white paper, The decarbonizing portfolio, with Marisa Drew, Chief Sustainability Officer at Credit Suisse, and James Gifford, Head Impact Advisory, to find out more about low-carbon investing and how investors can use their capital to make an impact on climate change.

  2. Risks and opportunities of climate change investment

    Risks and opportunities of climate change investment

    Climate change investment has a growing profile. Investors face risks as the world transitions to a low-carbon future. But a greener economy will also bring opportunities. In response, investors need to think about how low-carbon investing can help them prepare their portfolios.

  3. Deforestation and climate change

    In our latest podcast, Claire Bradley talks to Tasso Azevedo, a consultant and social entrepreneur in the field of forests, sustainability and climate change about the importance of forests and in particular the role the Amazon rainforest plays in the regulation of our climate and our global economy.

  4. Why biodiversity finance grabs investor attention

    5 facts about biodiversity finance and investing

    Biodiversity provides and supports everything in the natural world we need to survive. It's time it gets high on investors' agendas, as biodiversity's impact on business and investing is greater than you'd think. Check out our latest report Unearthing investor action on biodiversity to explore biodiversity finance.

  5. Strong diversity and inclusion practices are good for business

    As part of our ESG research at Credit Suisse we have regularly analysed the topic of workplace diversity and correlations of corporate performance. In CS Gender 3000, we showed that increased gender diversity at senior management and board level coincides with superior share-price performance. Workplace diversity and inclusion can be expanded beyond gender to also include: sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, race and socio-economic factors. Our LGBT 350 analysis investigates the performance of companies with strong diversity and inclusion practices. We found that a basket of 350 LGBT friendly companies performed better in terms of financial performance and share price performance than the MSCI AC World index for the same period.

  6. Coming together in the crisis

    Coming together in the crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Switzerland more profoundly than anything else in recent decades. But this new worry, which tops the lists of people's concerns, is also bringing the Swiss together.

  7. We need to stand together as a country, despite COVID-19

    "We need to stand together as a country, despite COVID-19"

    Public confidence in the Federal Council has grown enormously. But expectations are also high – for the Council to guide Switzerland safely through the COVID-19 crisis. An interview with Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, conducted by Manuel Rybach.

  8. Growing need for security and safety

    Growing need for security and safety

    Security and safety concerns have risen in the rankings as a result of the pandemic. By contrast, the impact on trust in Swiss institutions has been relatively small. A majority of respondents view the economic situation quite positively, but the number of people who worry about losing their jobs is growing.

  9. Time to rethink retirement

    Time to rethink retirement

    Voter priorities are clear and their impatience is mounting: They want answers and results.

  10. Structuring financial flows sustainably

    Structuring financial flows sustainably

    More and more people are looking for an environmentally and socially sustainable economy. The financial industry has a key role to play here. And the right framework conditions are accelerating the process.