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Credit Suisse Group was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It serves companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. The Credit Suisse bank is engaged in private banking, investment banking, and asset management. It has over 50.000 employees and operates in fifty-five countries throughout the world.


ownership
listed on NYSE Euronext, SIX Swiss Exchange

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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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voluntary initiatives:

investment policies of Credit Suisse

Sector policies can be found here and more information on its overarching Reputational Risk Policy and Reputational Risk Review Process can be found here.

Whistleblower Process
May 30, 2016 | Credit Suisse
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Statement on Human Rights
Sep 18, 2015 | Credit Suisse
Summary of Credit Suisse’s Sector Policies and Guidelines
On Forestry and Agribusiness; Mining; Oil and Gas; Controversial Weapons; Hydro-power; and Nuclear power
Sep 09, 2015 | Credit Suisse

equator principles
Credit Suisse has adopted the Equator Principles. For more information on how Credit Suisse implements the Equator Principles go to the Equator page of Credit Suisse.

human rights
True leader Front runner Follower Laggard
BankTrack has assessed Credit Suisse on its implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Credit Suisse is assessed as a Front runner, with a total score of 6.5/12.
PolicyDue dil.ReportingRemedy
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For more details, see Banking with Principles? 2016 update.
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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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Credit Suisse and the Equator Principles

Implementation and reporting

Credit Suisse is reporting on the implementation here.


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Equator Principles dodgy deals
dodgy deals on record
Block 31, Yasuni National Park
Ecuador
Ecuador's Yasuni National Park is threatened by planned oil development by the Brazilian oil company Petrobras. The oil development will take place in Block 31, two thirds…
Sakhalin II oil and gas project
Russian Federation
The Sakhalin II project in the Russian Far East is said by project sponsors to be the largest integrated oil and gas project in the world.  The project  involves three…
Tamar Valley Pulp Mill Tasmania (formerly Gunns Pulp Mill)
Australia
Land and permits for the Tamar Valley Pulp Mill, Tasmania (formerly known as Gunns Pulp Mill) are currently on sale. Gunns Limited, an Australian logging giant, launched…
Toka Tindung gold mine
Indonesia
Toka Tindung is about 35 km north east of Manado, the capital of the Indonesian Province of North Sulawesi. The project entails the development of six open-pit gold mines…
Woodside Petroleum’s gas refinery
Australia
The Browse Basin gas field off Western Australia's (WA's) north coast is estimated to contain 35 trillion cubic feet of gas. Woodside Petroleum Ltd and its joint venture…

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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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Kaltim Prima Coal mine
Indonesia
PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), located in the province of East Kalimantan, is the biggest coal mine in Indonesia. The KPC project produces around 50 million tonnes a year, making…
Kusile coal power plant
South Africa
The Kusile coal fired power plant project is located in the province of Mpumalanga, in South Africa, initiated by Eskom, the state electricity company. With 4800 megawatt,…
Maules Creek coal mine
Australia
Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine is a part thermal, part semi soft coking coal mine being developed in the Gunnedah Basin in Northern New South Wales. It would produce…
Mountain top removal coal mining
United States
Mountain top removal (MTR) mining is a form of strip mining in which coal companies use explosives to blast as much as 800 to 1,000 feet off the tops of mountains order to…
Patents on chimpanzees and other animals
- international -
The European Patent Office (EPO) has, since 2010, granted five patents on chimpanzees to the companies Bionomics, Intrexon and Altor BioScience. The animals have been genetically…
Phulbari coal mine
Bangladesh
The Phulbari coal project is a proposed open pit coal mine in northwest Bangladesh and includes the construction of at least one 500-MW power plant. At full production about…
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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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BankTrack has identified controversial issues with the companies listed below that require attention from Credit Suisse.

Anglo American
United Kingdom
Anglo American is a British multinational mining company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world…
APRIL
Indonesia
Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited, or APRIL, is Indonesia's second largest pulp and paper producer. It develops fibre plantations and it is the owner…
Arch Coal
United States
Arch Coal is an American coal mining and processing company. The company mines, processes, and markets bituminous and sub-bituminous coal with low sulfur content in the United…
Areva
France
Created in 2001 and 90% owned by the French state, this multinational conglomerate boasts of interests in every aspect of nuclear power from uranium mining to nuclear fuel…
Asian Agri
Indonesia
Asian Agri is an Indonesian palm oil company, founded in 1979 by Sukanto Tanoto, a tycoon who also has interests in the paper, pulp, oil & gas industries through the…
BHP Billiton
Australia
BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. It occupies significant positions in major commodity businesses, including aluminium, energy coal and metallurgical coal,…
Bumi Resources
Indonesia
Bumi Resources is currently the most significant coal producer in Indonesia with 2013 production at 80 million tonnes. It owns the Kaltim Prima Coal project in…
BW Plantations
Indonesia
BW Plantations is an Indonesian oil palm company that is involved in plantation development as well as crude palm oil production. Through its subsidiaries, BWPT owns…
Coal India
India
Coal India is the biggest coal producer worldwide, majority-owned by the government of India. It was created in the 1970's when India's coal mining industry was nationalised…
EDF
France
Like its rival and fellow French multinational AREVA, Électricité de France (EDF) is one of the biggest players in the global energy game. In fact, with more…
Elbit Systems
Israel
Elbit Systems is a military equipment producer with a focus on defense electronics such as intelligence gathering systems.  It was established in 1967 and is headquartered…
Eletrobras
Brazil
Founded in 1962, Eletrobras is an electric power holding company and the largest electricity generation and transmission company in Brazil. Through its subsidiaries it owns…
Enel
Italy
Enel is Italy's largest power company and Europe's second largest according to its generating capacity. Its interests stretch beyond Italy to 40 countries on four continents.…
ENGIE
France
ENGIE (known as GDF SUEZ until April 2015) is the largest independent power producer in the world. In 2013 it operated 600 power plants worldwide. It had 113.7 GW of installed…
Glencore
Switzerland
Glencore plc (formerly Glencore Xstrata) is an Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. The company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata…
Golden Agri-Resources - GAR
Singapore
Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (GAR) is the world's second largest palm oil plantation company with a total planted area of 470,600 hectares (including smallholders) as at 30…
HAGL
Viet Nam
Hoang Anh Enterprise is a Vietnamese company, founded by Chairman Doan NGuyen Duc in 1993, was converted to a Joint Stock Company and renamed as HAGL JSC in 2006. On 22 Dec…
IOI Corporation
Malaysia
IOI Corporation, founded in 1969, is a Malaysian conglomerate involved in the property and plantation business, including oil palm cultivation. The company's specialty fats…
Lockheed Martin
United States
Lockheed Martin is one of the worlds largest arms-producing and military services companies. It is a global security company engaged in the research, design, development,…
Rio Tinto
Australia
Rio Tinto is a mining and exploration company involved in each stage of metal and mineral production and processing. Rio Tinto is one of the largest publicly listed mining…
RWE
Germany
RWE is Europe's second largest electricity generator and one of Europe's five leading gas and electricity companies. Founded in 1898, the company is active in the generation,…
Samling
Hong Kong
The Samling group, which is based in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo, is one of Malaysia's biggest logging companies and responsible for the ongoing destruction…
Sappi
South Africa
Sappi Limited is a South African pulp and paper company with global operations. It was originally incorporated as South African Pulp and Paper Industries Limited in 1936,…
Sime Darby
Malaysia
Sime Darby is a Malaysian multinational conglomerate that has operations in the plantations, property, healthcare, the energy and utilities sector. It was founded in 1910…
Sinar Mas
Indonesia
Sinar Mas Group is one of the largest conglomerates in Indonesia. Its main activities are in the  Palm Oil and Pulp and Paper sectors, operating as well in Real Estate,…
Singapore Technologies Engineering
Singapore
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) is an integrated engineering group specialising in innovative solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics,…
Textron
United States
Textron is a multi-industry company, consisting of numerous subsidiaries and operating units. One subsidiary is Textron Systems, which is active in the defence, homeland…
Vattenfall
Sweden
Sweden's state-owned Vattenfall is Europe's sixth largest generator of electricity and largest producer of heat. In 2013, Vattenfall's total installed capacity across all…
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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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Bruno Manser Fund protests agains Credit Suisse
Apr 26, 2015 - Protest at the Annual General Assembly of Credit Suisse, regarding its financing of deforestation.

NGOs ask questions on APRIL at the Credit Suisse AGM
Apr 24, 2015 - Watch questions asked at the 2015 Credit Suisse AGM on APRIL and Bumi: 01:24:20 Question from Lukas Straumann from the Bruno Manser Fund; 01:29:50 Question from Woro Supartinah from Jikalahari; 01:35:15 Woro and Isnadi give a peat sample gift to the Chair of the Board of Credit Suisse; 01:35:31 Question from Merel van der Mark, from BankTrack. 01:36:44 Question from Katya Nikitenko from Greenpeace, on Bumi Resources.

No credit for clearcutting!
Apr 07, 2015 -

Mountaintop Removal: An American Tragedy
Apr 06, 2011 - Wake up call for MTR banks

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headquarters
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zurich
Switzerland
supervisor
FINMA
CEO/chair
Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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FINMA
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Mr. Tidjane Thiam
CEO
 
banktrack contact

Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration


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