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The role of minerals in the clean energy transition

To reach net zero emissions by 2050, the world needs cleaner energy and greener transport. But the construction of solar plants, wind farms and electric vehicles requires more minerals than the equivalent fossil fuel-based technologies. A sustainable supply of these minerals is critical to a clean energy future.

Plastic Pollution – there is hope if we choose the right pathway

Plastic pollution continues to be a key sustainability challenge for the world. Our latest report investigates different aspects of plastic pollution to share our research and allow for better understanding of this complicated issue, where taking action is often not as straightforward as it seems.

Does size matter? The economy of small countries

Small states worldwide thrive even in hostile environments.

Supertrends: How technology is helping fix some of society's most pressing problems

Is technology the simple answer to pressing global issues such as climate change, an aging society and labor shortages?

ChatGPT: The potential of large language models

OpenAI’s ChatGPT is the fastest-growing app, ever. But despite being embraced by businesses and organizations across the world, ChatGPT poses risks and GPT large language models have some limitations. Considering the potential impact on society, rules and regulations are needed for artificial intelligence (AI) development – and for ChatGPT specifically.

Family 1000 – insight into the family-owned business universe

Family-owned businesses can thrive for many generations. Our database includes some companies established almost 400 years ago. Is there a specific business model that enables that success? Our latest report looks at innovation in family-owned business and what it means for the long-term sustainability of these companies.

How wealth is changing for women

Financial equity is a key aspect of gender equality. The aims of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include the eradication of gender disparities in society and equal access to economic resources, property ownership and financial services for women.

Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2023 – Credit Suisse

The Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2023 offers unique data on long-term investment returns. Read the latest edition to discover how different asset classes have performed since 1900 around the world, and to find out how a historical perspective can help today’s investors plan for the future.

What the future holds for the monetary system

What does the future hold for the monetary system? Macroeconomic imbalances and geopolitics may accelerate change in the current largely USD-based monetary system into a more multipolar one.

US Inflation Reduction Act: A catalyst for climate action

The Inflation Reduction Act 2022 (IRA) – containing sweeping tax credits/incentives and grants/loan programs across multiple industries – is the most ambitious and comprehensive legislative action the United States has ever taken on addressing climate change. Funding for innovation and R&D could position the US as a leader in the low-carbon economy in the 2030s and beyond.
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