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Deforestation outlook: Challenges and solutions

Reforestation plays a key role in addressing long-term climate change challenges, yet ten million hectares (or around 40% of the size of the UK) of forests are lost each year. Worse still, most of the loss occurs in areas where the carbon storage capacity of trees is high. With the rate of new forest expansion declining and demand for deforestation-related commodities rising, action is needed.
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A nuclear energy future? For now, it remains unclear

Energy security and climate change have become dual drivers renewing interest in electricity produced from nuclear energy. The Credit Suisse Nuclear Energy Report 2022 considers the efficiency and environmental merits and challenges of the technology. It also presents the controversy and political discord, and demonstrates that, in defining the future for nuclear, questions remain around whether it is possible to attract the financing required and overcome society's safety concerns for people and planet.

Global CIO House View July 2022

From an investor point of view, the first six months of this year turned out to be a perfect storm: Global equities, as measured by the MSCI AC World, lost 21%, while the S&P 500 recorded its worst total return in 60 years. At the same time, yield moves far exceeded anything observed in any tightening cycle over the last 30 years. In the first half, global bonds, as measured by the Barclays Global Aggregate Index, shed 15%.

Global CIO House View June 2022

It has been a challenging year so far for financial markets, with high inflation, increasingly hawkish central banks and the war in Ukraine giving investors plenty to worry about: equity markets remain below their previous highs, while government bond yields are up substantially.
Collectibles: Between passion and investment

Collectibles: Between passion and investment

Besides serving as an alternative investment, collectibles are tangible assets that offer satisfaction and pleasure to their owners, furthering their personal interests and passions.
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Healthcare technologies for an aging population

Innovations in disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Global CIO House View May 2022

The elevated volatility that has characterized equity markets this year shows no signs of easing. In fact, quite the opposite is true, as daily moves both up and down recently reached extreme levels. Concerns about economic growth, persistently high inflation, monetary policy tightening as well as the geopolitical situation continue to weigh on investors' minds. In recent weeks, forced selling even heightened the degree of nervousness.
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Electric vehicles: the future of sustainable transport

The International Energy Agency (IEA) envisages that global carbon emissions will need to reach net zero by 2050 to limit global warming. Industries can take action by switching to renewable energy sources and using carbon capture technologies to achieve this goal.
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Artificial intelligence allows detailed diabetes market research

The proprietary Credit Suisse Healthcare Database allows us to follow the therapeutic journeys through various diseases.

Switzerland and Credit Suisse 2022 – Key facts and figures

Credit Suisse has had close links to Switzerland ever since it was founded and plays an active role within the economy and society at various levels. This is reflected in the latest edition of our brochure "Switzerland and Credit Suisse", which is available online from today and can also be found in our branches.
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