Credit Suisse offers more sustainable client advice


Zurich – Credit Suisse is expanding its existing sustainability-related advisory offering for corporate clients. To this end, the bank is entering into a new partnership with act Cleantech Agentur Schweiz.

Credit Suisse supports companies in their transition to a more sustainable business model. To this end, it is expanding its advisory services for corporate customers, according to a media release. The new cooperation with act Cleantech Agentur Schweiz(act) also serves this purpose. As a strategic partner of Credit Suisse, act supports Swiss SMEs in improving their energy efficiency, according to the statement. In this way, companies develop their own concrete strategy for decarbonization.

“The partnership with act Cleantech Agentur Schweiz enables us to offer our clients even more comprehensive services from a single source in the area of sustainability,” Lorenz Schaller, Head of Sustainability Corporate Clients Switzerland at Credit Suisse, is quoted as saying. “This is another area beyond traditional banking services where we can help ensure that companies are equipped to meet current and future societal challenges while contributing to a less emissions-intensive and resource-conserving economy-“

Andreas Gerber, Head of Corporate Clients Switzerland and member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG, describes sustainability as “a strategic priority” in Credit Suisse’s corporate client business, according to the statement. “The expansion of the corresponding offering comes after we have established a sustainability team that will pool existing expertise and drive the expansion of the area,” Gerber is quoted as saying.

According to the bank, it has a broad range of financing offerings, the focus of which is linked to sustainability goals. Under Sustainability-Linked Finance and Green Finance, Credit Suisse offers sustainable financing solutions. gba