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  1. Impact investing: A strategic choice

    Bridging the gap between returns-driven investment and values-driven philanthropic donation, a range of new investment forms has become established in recent years. The most popular are investments that pursue financial objectives while at the same time integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Impact investing takes this to its logical next step by combining the quest for profit with the mission of making a measurable positive social and/or environmental impact.  

  2. Roger Federer: "Mental strength is one of the most important factors for a successful career"

    Roger Federer: "Mental strength is one of the most important factors for a successful career"

    Muscles of steel and good fitness may be half the battle in sport, but they're no more than that. Roger Federer knows that the head plays a part too.

  3. Education is a lifelong gift

    Education is a lifelong gift

    One of Credit Suisse's three focus themes in corporate citizenship is education. We view education as an effective tool for delivering positive and lasting economic and social impacts. 10 years ago, Credit Suisse launched the Global Education Initiative (GEI). Together with selected not-for-profit organizations across the globe, the GEI aims to increase girls' financial capability and awareness of their social and economic rights, and to help them build better futures for themselves.

  4. Job and career

    Job and career

    Under pressure, but not without orientation: Young people are dealing with the changing labor market. Switzerland remains a special case. The IT tech industry is by far the most popular work sector, except in Switzerland.

  5. Sharing economy and finances

    Sharing economy and finances

    Young people save by sharing, dream of owning real estate and are enduring financial hardship. The sharing economy is very popular with young people. There are economic and ideological reason for this – a sustainable use of resources is an important concern of the Millennials.

  6. Politics and society

    Politics and society

    Federal Old Age and Survivors' Insurance (AHV) is the new top-ranked concern of the Swiss, while coexisting with foreigners is rated more positively. Mobilization is trending in the US. A lack of equality represents a problem.

  7. Communication and trends

    Communication and trends

    Here come the next ones: What differentiates Generations Y and Z when it comes to the use of communication channels? Which are popular and which are out? It turns out that Facebook has lost popularity. In addition, it seems that the gap in information among young people continues to grow.

  8. "They will never give up ownership altogether"

    "They will never give up ownership altogether"

    Giulia Ranzini, an expert on the sharing economy, talks about how millennials view ownership, loneliness on social media and protecting digital privacy.

  9. "Strong willingness to allow change to happen"

    "Strong willingness to allow change to happen"

    Boris Zürcher, Head of the Labour Directorate of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, forecasts a bright future for the Swiss: Institutions are ready for structural change to take place, and the young generation has a positive attitude.

  10. 2018 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Digitalization is causing job anxiety among young people — retirement provision is a growing concern in Switzerland

    2018 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Digitalization is causing job anxiety among young people — retirement provision is a growing concern in Switzerland

    As the latest Credit Suisse Youth Barometer indicates, the effects of digitalization are at the root of uncertainties surrounding people's working lives, even among young people. This is most apparent overseas, probably because Switzerland, thanks to its dual education system, enjoys a certain degree of security which, for the most part, does not exist in other countries. Furthermore, the Youth Barometer shows that young people in Switzerland are most concerned about retirement, while the relevance of issues surrounding foreigners, immigration, and refugees has fallen significantly in comparison to the previous survey.