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  1. 2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    The topics discussed in the media and by politicians in recent months matter to the younger generation: Sustainability and equality are now seen by them as key issues. Young people have developed a new political awareness and want clear solutions. However, they are not calling for a revolution. Current uncertainties around the world – from the coronavirus crisis to concerns about poverty in old age – are causing young people to become more cautious.

  2. Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Young people vary in many respects, but they are surprisingly united on what's "in" and what's "out": Platforms such as WhatsApp, YouTube, and Netflix are cool, while drug-taking and smoking are passé. Young people value a materially cautious, healthy lifestyle.

  3. Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    More and more young people are becoming politically engaged on the issues that matter most to them – in particular equality and the environment. They are using social media as a catalyst for change, although this brings its own problems.

  4. Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Although few young people fall into the COVID-19 risk group, they are still very worried about the situation. However, the impact the pandemic is having on their lives varies greatly from country to country – especially with regard to their list of top concerns, trust in government, the future of e-commerce, and solidarity with their fellow citizens.

  5. Shareholder engagement for ocean sustainability

    Shareholder engagement for ocean sustainability

    The economic value of global ocean assets is around USD 24 trillion, making it the seventh-largest economy in the world. A sustainable blue economy is not just crucial for planetary and human health – it also makes good business sense. Yet, with the acceleration of climate change, plastic pollution, and overfishing, the ocean's condition is deteriorating. Active investor engagement can help to turn this crisis around.

  6. Electric, solar or classic cars: Can car passion be green?

    A Lamborghini is not a car. It's a statement. Like every other iconic car, it comes with the aura of a certain lifestyle and uniqueness. And a serious carbon footprint.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. "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.