Investors are increasingly interested in environmentally and socially responsible investments and therefore not only take key financial indicators into account but also consider sustainability criteria when making investment decisions. The analyses and ratings produced by specialized sustainability rating agencies and index providers – which assess companies according to ESG criteria – provide guidance and serve as a point of reference in this context. Credit Suisse is assessed by a number of sustainability rating agencies.
Sustainability ratings and indices
Sustainability rating agencies and index providers rate us on our sustainability efforts. These are assessed according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Many investors refer to these sustainability criteria when making investment decisions.
Selected sustainability ratings and indices
|Sustainability ratings||Credit Suisse Result|
|S&P Global Corporate Sustainability
|MSCI ESG Rating||A|
|Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating||31.4 (high ESG risk)|
FTSE4Good Index inclusion
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MSCI ESG Rating
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FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Credit Suisse Group has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.