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  1. "I want fair, social capitalism."

    "I want fair, social capitalism."

    The young economist Falko Paetzold is fighting for a more equitable, healthier and more environmentally friendly world. His aim is to encourage private investors, particularly those with assets in excess of 50 million dollars, to invest sustainably.

  2. Scaling up Impact Investing

    Scaling up Impact Investing

    Impact investing is a growing industry that has gained in popularity and importance in the last few years. This is not surprising, says Harvard Professor Michael Chu: It is driven by the concept that a social or ecological problem may be addressed via a commercial platform, which many people find attractive. Due to the high demand, some of the main focus points of the industry are now to launch new and risk-adjusted products, as well as to "mainstream" the market. 

  3. Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Millennials are a generation that receives much attention these days. Sustainability, clean energy, impact investing matter to the Millennials and will gain importance in the coming years, not least from an investment point of view.

  4. Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    The Millennials are one of the largest generations in history and soon reaching maturity as investors. Their values – particularly caring about the environment and climate change – are most likely to become ever more influential topics and fuel growth in areas such as sustainable investment and clean energy. 

  5. Conservation Finance – Where Wall Street Meets Nature

    Conservation Finance – Where Wall Street Meets Nature

    The more boring sustainable investment products in nature are, the better. That is one of the findings of the 4th Annual Conservation Finance Conference that was recently held at Credit Suisse in New York. Investing in such products can provide a good, stable, current yield.

  6. Impact Investing – Catalyzing Wealth for Change

    Impact Investing – Catalyzing Wealth for Change

    At Credit Suisse, we see a growing number of clients interested in impact investing, an investment approach that aims to bring about a measurable social or environmental change while generating financial returns. Julia Balandina Jaquier, an author of Catalyzing Wealth for Change: Guide to Impact Investing, together with Olivier Rousset, Head Impact Investment Specialists at Credit Suisse, shed some light on the topic.

  7. "Around 30 Percent of Global Assets Are Sustainably Managed"

    "Around 30 Percent of Global Assets Are Sustainably Managed" 

    Béatrice Fischer, Head of Communications & Marketing at the Swiss Universal Bank, is also responsible for the bank's offering in the Philanthropy & Sustainable Investments area for our clients. She believes there is considerable potential in the sustainability segment. 

  8. 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.

  9. Does Corporate Governance Matter?

    Does Corporate Governance Matter?

    "Corporate governance is not acknowledged enough when it works well, though it is frequently assailed when it fails dramatically," says Michael O'Sullivan, Credit Suisse's Chief Investment Officer, International Wealth Management, in a new report launched in Davos by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

  10. Carol Franklin: Talking Teak

    The Chairwoman of the Board of Forests for Friends and of the Tree Partner Company speaks about investments in teak, ecological concerns and the country of Panama.