Sustainable finance for a low-carbon world

Sustainable finance puts environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations at the heart of business and investment decisions. We believe that you can make a positive impact on society and the environment without sacrificing financial returns. As a global financial player, we aim to drive change and sustainable growth by helping our clients unearth new opportunities and direct capital to where it makes a difference. 

How the SDGs changed sustainable investing

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have helped investors to focus their capital on where it makes an impact. Putting impact at the heart of sustainable investing allows investors to fund solutions to the problems facing society and the planet, and earn financial returns while doing it.

Sustainable Activities Framework

In 2021, Credit Suisse developed a new framework, which takes into consideration its existing policies and frameworks as well as market standards, to underpin and define how the bank partners with clients to support them with their sustainability objectives through sustainable financing and advisory services. The Sustainable Activities Framework aims to provide clarity on classification, credibility, transparency and governance around how the bank accounts for and reports its sustainable finance activities.


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