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  1. Why Gender Diversity Is Everyone's Business

    Leading behavioral economist and Credit Suisse Board Member Iris Bohnet believes that when it comes to equality, change can be started immediately by nudging an organization to level the playing field.

  2. Conservation Finance, an Untapped Investment Opportunity

    Conservation Finance, an Untapped Investment Opportunity

    "Conservation finance represents an undeveloped, but emerging private sector investment opportunity of major proportion," said Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam in a new report.

  3. Social Banking – A Future Business Model?

    Social Banking – A Future Business Model?

    Social banking used to refer to sustainable banking. The expression has evolved and nowadays also covers banking activities conducted through social networking channels or social lending such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending.

  4. Combining Fashion with Sustainability through Innovation

    Combining Fashion with Sustainability through Innovation

    More and more, cheaper and cheaper: We Swiss buy five times as much clothing now as we did in 1950. Our rising standard of living and more frequent collection changeovers are among the factors that have turned clothing into a disposable. How can we reduce the environmental and social footprint of textiles along the entire value chain? This question was central to the 21st Lifefair Forum.

  5. Anne Maass: Exploring Dementia

    Anne Maass: Exploring Dementia

    Anne Maass has investigated brain structures in a number of experiments and tested the influence of physical training on the memory. She has received the 2015 EMPIRIS Award for her work.

  6. What Worries Swiss Voters?

    What Worries Swiss Voters?

    What concerns Swiss voters? Immigration seems to pose a growing threat, while people are also afraid that jobs will be lost and their retirement jeopardized.

  7. The Swiss Trust Their Politicians

    The Swiss Trust Their Politicians

    The government and parliament enjoy unparalleled levels of confidence; banks and churches have improved their reputations. On the other hand, trade unions and employer organizations are losing credibility.

  8. The Swiss Sense of Belonging

    The Swiss Sense of Belonging

    Where do the Swiss feel at home? What do they think of their own economic situation? And what puts their identity at risk? Surprising answers reveal the respondents' feelings. 

  9. Neutrality: the Essence of Switzerland

    Neutrality: the Essence of Switzerland

    Apparently no one can resist a country that stands for neutrality, security and peace. National pride remains at record highs.

  10. C. Markwalder: "Neutrality doesn't mean apathy."

    C. Markwalder: "Neutrality doesn't mean apathy."

    Christa Markwalder, who as president of the National Council holds the highest position of any woman in Swiss politics, discusses refugees, the patriotic left, negotiations with Europe and her motto for the year ahead: "Respect."