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    5G: A secure technology?

    Around two thirds of the world’s population, or roughly 5 billion people, are mobile subscriber and use the third generation (3G) or the fourth-generation (4G) wireless networks1. It enables the consumer to capture the full potential of smartphones and other smart devices. Nowadays the next generation (5G) is attracting a lot of public interests.

  2. Elevo’s microbes modulate and boost the immune system

    Elevo’s microbes modulate and boost the immune system

    The structural forces that are driving change are opening up entirely new investment opportunities. Against the dynamic global backdrop, these opportunities are by no means easy to identify and structure. Credit Suisse Asset Management has therefore defined four drivers of change and developed thematic funds covering the relevant areas of investment focus: robotics, protection and security, digital health, and infrastructure. A strict best practice approach is adopted to selecting individual securities, as the case study below illustrates.1

  3. The technology race in Electric Vehicles

    The technology race in Electric Vehicles

    The Climate Change topic has captured the public and media interest for quite some time now. With the popularity rise of this theme, other related topics rode the same wave and became object of interest for the mainstream media.

  4. Modern technologies are revolutionizing the real estate sector

    The real estate sector is changing. Ongoing digitalization not only affects properties themselves but also the way they are managed as well as working methods in the real estate sector. As supply grows, the needs of tenants are likewise changing.

  5. “Robots and humans can make a good team.”

    When it comes to solving highly structured problems, robots are often already better than humans. To take the example of agriculture, robots can continuously monitor parcels of land to ensure the optimal use of water, fertilizers, or pesticides.

  6. In Cloud We Trust

    The adoption and utilization of cloud technology is rapidly changing the IT landscape. We think this technology provides the democratization of immense computing power to everybody because it gives every user the same access to powerful computing without having to set up costly data centers.

  7. Higher Performance

    Better performance. Sustainably.

    "Green" operation of real estate generates added value compared to conventional properties. Global Real Estate of Credit Suisse Asset Management has taken a leading role in this field globally with the first climate-neutral real estate fund, CS (Lux) European Core Property Fund Plus.

  8. Gleis 0 in Aarau. Living and working sustainably.

    Gleis 0 in Aarau. Living and working sustainably.

    Gleis 0 (literally "Track 0") in Aarau is a construction project that more than meets the fund's exacting ecological, social and economic criteria.

  9. Diabetes management made easier

    Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.

  10. Increasing energy efficiency. More than 2,600 different measures.

    Increasing energy efficiency. More than 2’600 different measures.

    About a third of all global CO2 emissions come from the real estate sector. For that reason, increasing the energy efficiency of buildings is an important part of global efforts to combat climate change.