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Corporate responsibility. Critical for long-term success.

We strive to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders. We do so based on our broad understanding of our duties as a financial services provider and employer and as an integral part of the economy and society. Our approach also reflects our commitment to protecting the environment.

Corporate Responsibility online report

Our approach

As well as complying with the professional standards and ethical values set out in our Code of Conduct, we strive to assume our corporate responsibilities in every aspect of our work.

Approach & Reporting

ESG at Credit Suisse

Banking

Our greatest responsibility as a globally active financial services company is ensuring that we manage our company successfully, to the benefit of our clients, shareholders and employees as well as society as a whole.

Responsibility in banking

Economy & society

As a global bank, we see ourselves as an integral part of the economy and society. Through our role as a financial intermediary, we support entrepreneurship and economic growth, and we make an economic contribution as an employer, taxpayer and contractual partner. We also support various humanitarian and charitable organizations and projects as well as cultural and sporting events

Responsibility in the economy and society

Our responsibility in the economy and society − in numbers

163
billion Swiss francs was Credit Suisse's volume of loans outstanding in Switzerland at end-2019.
19871
of our employees around the world volunteered their time to help charitable causes

Employer

Our long-term success depends on our ability to inspire trust and achieve client satisfaction. It is therefore essential for Credit Suisse to attract, develop and retain qualified, responsible and motivated employees who can help us achieve these goals. We offer interesting lines of work,progressive employment conditions and wide-ranging training and development opportunities.

Responsibility as an employer

Employee Facts and figures

1165
graduates benefited from a structural educational program
58900
classroom-delivered training days

Environment

We take environmental impacts into account when conducting our business by developing sustainable products and services and addressing sustainability issues when managing risks. The implementation of various operational measures enables us to improve our environmental performance.

Responsibility for the environment

Our corporate responsibility − in numbers

3500
employees worldwide had signed up to our regional Sustainability Networks as of end-2019
90%
of the electricity we consumed globally was generated using renewable energy sources

Focus Themes

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Slide Show Corporate Responsibility

Corporate responsibility provides the foundation for all our activities. The slide show gives an overview of Credit Suisse’s responsibilities in banking, towards society, the environment, towards employees and a number of stakeholders.

Corporate Responsibility Newsletter