Corporate Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

We believe that a responsible approach to business is a key factor determining our long-term success. We have a broad understanding of our duties as a financial services provider, member of society and employer. Our approach also reflects our commitment to protecting the environment.

The following key figures reflect of our diverse activities in the area of corporate responsibility in 2018:


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.

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transactions or client relationships were assessed for potential environmental and social risks


billion Swiss francs is the amount of assets invested
according to sustainability criteria

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.

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billion Swiss francs was Credit Suisse's volume of outstanding loans in Switzerland at end-2018


of our employees around the world volunteered their time to help charitable causes


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.

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graduates benefited from a structural educational program


classroom-delivered training days


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.

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employees worldwide had signed up to our regional Sustainability Networks as of end-2018


thousand hours of videoconferencing (desktop-based and in videoconferencing rooms) were used, helping to reduce our CO2 emissions