Webinar Series

Webinar Series

Join our series of webinars focusing on the latest Supertrends theme spectrum. Amidst the current uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 crisis, this webinar series is designed to shine the spotlight on trends which will drive change and generate opportunities in the years to come.  Distinguished thought leaders - both internal and external experts – are invited to share their insights and expertise with Credit Suisse clients at these exclusive webinars.

Webinar schedule

Wednesday, September 23

Navigating The Next Decade
In the wrap up of this series, we turned our focus to the island nation of Singapore and how it will navigate the challenges of the next decade. The Covid-19 outbreak, rapid climate change, an uncertain external environment exacerbated by growing US-China trade war and a polarizing US presidential election have created what many would describe as a perfect storm for any country, let alone Singapore.

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Teo Chee Hean and Martin Soong

Wednesday, September 16

Dissecting the US Election and the new world order
The upcoming US presidential election will be one of the most-watched of all time, coming on in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, rising unemployment rates, an incumbent President being investigated for potential fraud and an on-going trade war with China. This edition of the Credit Suisse Supertrends Webinar series examined the implications of this landmark US election on US-China relations, as well as its impact on Asia and financial markets.

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Amanda Drury and Steve Okun

Wednesday, September 2 

Can US and China co-exist in a multi-polar world?
Divisive trading policies and rising protectionism in recent years have resulted in a US-China trade war with global repercussions. This edition of the Credit Suisse Supertrends webinar series examined this important issue; offering insights into the future of US-China relations and its impact on Asia.

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KT McFarland, Dr. Shirley Yu and Lito Camacho

Wednesday, August 19

Change-makers: Taking the leap to save the planet
With youth activists around the world taking the lead in calling for global action against climate change, this edition in the Supertrends webinar series focused on how these young change-makers are driving businesses to reduce waste and carbon dioxide emissions.

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Melati Wijsen and Karen Gilchrist

Wednesday, August 5

Millennials – Reshaping the Future

The rising influence of the Millennial generation is one of the key trends impacting the way the world lives, works and plays.  As this demographic ascends into its prime years, their attitudes and spending patterns have undoubtedly reshaped economy.

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Michael Parrish DuDell and Amanda Drury

Wednesday, July 22

Burning questions, cleaner answers

There is a need to reduce energy-related CO2 emissions in order to limit climate change.  The ongoing shift toward low-carbon and clean energy systems not only present long-term benefits for us all, but also generates immediate investment opportunities.  Renewables and circular economy models will attract new investments in the coming decades.  There are thus numerous investment options open up for grabs to make a difference for our common future.

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Daniel Rupli and Jens Zimmermann

Wednesday, June 24

Climate change – Decarbonizing the economy

Our latest Supertrend “Climate change – Decarbonizing the economy” was the theme in the fourth edition of the Supertrends webinar series. Climate change is forcing companies to abandon, adapt and transform their mode of business. This edition focused on the key sectors which can play a pivotal role to decarbonize economic growth in the years to come, particularly in the areas of power generation, fossil energy sources, transportation, agriculture and food production and how investments that could benefit from this transformation in coming years. 

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Daniel Rupli and Jens Zimmermann

Wednesday, June 3

The Race to 5G

With the spotlight on 5G, this webinar was centered on the significance of the technology - one of the lynchpins of the fourth Industrial Revolution, surveyed the players in the race for 5G supremacy and took a deep dive into how one of the technology’s leading lights, Huawei, is navigating the storm of political and trade tensions currently occupying the US and China.  Amid COVID-19 and the ensuing global economic collapse, the discussion also touched on the US-China conflict specifically on the 5G race and the ongoing onslaught on China’s position in the US-China strategic competition and worsening trade relations. 

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Paul Scanlan, Randy Abrams and Amanda Drury

Wednesday, May 20

Post-Covid World

Amidst the current uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 crisis, our long-term investment themes continue to provide clear solutions for investors.  Which trends will drive change and generate opportunities in the years to come?  The spotlight was on how the pandemic has upended our normal way of life and how it will catalyze the disruption in the way we live our daily lives and run our businesses.  Dr. Larry Brilliant discussed with Ms. Amanda Drury, on the new world we are facing and how our daily lives will be irrevocably altered in ways unimagined.

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Larry Brilliant and Amanda Drury

Wednesday, May 6

Global launch of Credit Suisse Supertrends report

Our normal way of life has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.  At the same time, in its implacable ways, the crisis has naturally uncovered the limitations of our current ways of living, working, producing and trading, thereby sowing the seeds of more changes ahead. Credit Suisse’s key architects of our Supertrends discussed more about the implications of the current situation.

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Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe and Daniel Rupli

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