Risk management and sustainability

A responsible approach to business is essential to achieving long-term success. We expect our employees to act professionally, with integrity and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, due diligence requirements and industry standards. Sustainability issues are taken into account as an integral part of our risk review process.

We strive to operate responsibly and to exercise a high degree of risk awareness in all our business activities. As part of this commitment, all our employees globally and the members of our Board of Directors are obligated to adhere to Credit Suisse’s Code of Conduct. In addition, our Conduct and Ethics Standards are designed to ensure that people throughout Credit Suisse share the same understanding and expectations in terms of our culture and conduct. Appropriate risk-taking, ensuring sustainability and acting responsibly towards society are key elements of these standards.