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 2017:

Banking

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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806

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

22791

milion 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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158

billion Swiss francs is Credit Suisse’s volume of outstanding loans in Switzerland at end-2017

18410

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

Employer

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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1138

graduates benefited from a structural educational program

51100

classroom-delivered training days

Environment

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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11000

hours of training on environmental management and health and safety were provided

211

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