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  1. Investing in Financial Inclusion Through Start-Ups

    Investing in Financial Inclusion Through Start-Ups 

    Start-ups often drive innovation but can lack access to capital and strategic support. Particularly in emerging or developing countries. As a result, many promising ideas are never given the opportunity to enter the market. 

  2. Lifefair: What is Sustainable Food?

    Lifefair: What is Sustainable Food?

    Food is not only vital for our bodies but also for the economy and our cultural habits. In light of global developments such as climate change, increasing economic competition and a decrease in water and land resources, the issue of sustainable food becomes even more important. But what is sustainable food? The 25th Lifefair Forum is dedicated to this question and sheds light on the responsibilities of the society, the economy and politics.

  3. Get to Know Your Brain: EMPIRIS Award 2016 Goes to Neuroscientist Lisa Traunmüller

    Get to Know Your Brain: EMPIRIS Award 2016 Goes to Neuroscientist Lisa Traunmüller

    Researcher Lisa Traunmüller examines processes in the brain that influence the neuronal flow of information. In a conversation with Credit Suisse, the young academic describes her work and its importance.

  4. "Solidarity doesn't depend on prosperity"

    "Solidarity doesn't depend on prosperity"

    Annemarie Huber-Hotz, president of the Swiss Red Cross (SRK), talks about the 150-year history of this humanitarian organization, refugees and the importance of humanity in an unstable world.

  5. Educational Philanthropy – a Rising Investment Trend

    Educational Philanthropy – a Rising Investment Trend

    A growing number of philanthropists recognize the tremendous importance of education, not only for their own success, but also for future generations. Education is thus a primary target among their philanthropic efforts.

  6. Worry Barometer 2016: Switzerland Is Confident

    Worry Barometer 2016: Switzerland Is Confident

    The main concerns seem less threatening, confidence in institutions has increased and the economic situation is considered positive. The Credit Suisse Worry Barometer shows that optimism is growing in Switzerland.

  7. Secure, Peaceful, Neutral

    Secure, Peaceful, Neutral

    A high level of satisfaction with the country, a great deal of national pride and optimism – is everything going well in Switzerland?

  8. "Baden-Württemberg is just as important to us as China is"

    "Baden-Württemberg is just as important to us as China is"

    A voice from the business community — The people of Switzerland are right to attach highest priority to economic growth, says Peter Grünenfelder, director of Avenir Suisse.

  9. "I'm a member of the Swiss People's Party (SVP), but I'm also a European"

    "I'm a member of the Swiss People's Party (SVP), but I'm also a European"

    A voice from the political arena – Jürg Stahl, soon to be the highest-ranking Swiss official, talks about his worries, Switzerland's relationship with Europe and his wish for his year as president of the National Council: "We should all calm down."

  10. The Concerns of Tomorrow

    The Concerns of Tomorrow

    The next 40 years – What will shape our lives? A futurologist ventures a prediction.