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Swiss Football: How a Little Nation Has Made It Big

Qualification for the World Cup and 17 Swiss pros in Germany's Bundesliga: Despite its small population, Switzerland has many great players. There's a reason that national coach Ottmar Hitzfeld isn't setting any limits in Brazil.

A Day in the Life of Clarinetist Pablo Barragán

He admits to being a bit nervous: The young clarinetist and winner of the 2013 Prix Jeunes Solistes, Pablo Barragán, is refreshingly frank in this video prior to the Lucerne Festival. And he stresses that music should be for enjoyment and must always be fun. Watch the video to find out why he is nonetheless never fully satisfied after a concert.

No Progress Without Science

In the Chinsali district in northern Zambia, Camfed allows young women to complete their education and become financially independent. Credit Suisse has supported the organization since 2008.

Australian Open: Roger Federer on His Odds in 2013

Roger Federer is chasing his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open (January 14 – 27). Federer skipped the Qatar Open in Doha for the first time since 2008, but isn't worried about going into the Australian Open without a warm-up tournament.

A Few Surprises Are Waiting for Us in Malawi

In the fourth episode of the documentary series "Growing Up in Malawi" we encounter various surprises: The kitchen is now in full use. But the nearby source of water has dried up. The women now have to fetch water from far away.

Coaching a New Generation of Leaders

The Cathy Freeman Foundation is encouraging indigenous children in the remote community of Palm Island to take an active role in their own education. The foundation's programs encourage students to set and achieve goals, and are also helping to develop well-performing students into community leaders.

"I want to do better after every concert"

Anticipation about a past musical event: The prizewinner's concert by Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang, winner of the 2012 Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Bernard Haitink, was one of the highlights of the Lucerne Festival. It will be broadcast by Swiss Radio DRS 2 at 20:00 on Thursday, December 13.

Sydney Symphony Extends a Warm Welcome to Jessica Cottis

The Sydney Symphony recently announced British-Australian Jessica Cottis as their new Assistant Conductor. "Jessica really impressed us", says Director of Artistic Planning, Peter Czornyj.

Bolshoi Theatre – Performance on the Highest Level

The Bolshoi Theatre is Moscow’s cultural landmark. Our film offers an insight into this "grand" theater.

Classic Car Rally: Driving Fun in "Old Bangers"

Every spring and fall since 2004 Credit Suisse has organized a classic car rally for a select group of guests. In 2012 the spring rally took place against the backdrop of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. "It was pure pleasure driving around in the hills above Monaco," enthuses Alain de Cadenet, UK motor racing journalist and a passionate collector of classic cars.

Exclusive Interview with Roger Federer

One week after his historic victory at Wimbledon and two weeks before the 2012 Olympic Games, we talk to the tennis star. He discusses his records, the sporting challenges ahead, and his fans.

The Malawi Initiative Is Making Progress

The second episode of the documentary series that Credit Suisse is making about the work of the Roger Federer Foundation in Malawi was broadcast recently. It shows that progress is being made. The foundation sponsors early childhood education in this African country.

Episode 2: The Initiative Makes Progress

The infrastructure of the day care center in Mbwetu has been improved significantly in recent months. Things have been a little more difficult for the initiative in Thundu, a four-hour drive from the capital Lilongwe.

Roger Federer on the Malawi Initiative

Through improvements in early-childhood education, the Roger Federer Foundation is contributing to a brighter future for Malawi: "I want to give some of my own good fortune back to the children," says the tennis ace. The initiative has been made possible thanks to the partnership with Credit Suisse.

A Mini Compost Revolution in Malawi

Jailos Kanjanga's story is the story of his Lipangwe Organic Manure Demonstration Farm in southern Malawi. It shows how, with passion and without chemical fertilizer, people can claw their way out of poverty. Some 3,500 farmers have already followed his teaching and done just that.

Australian Open: Roger Federer on His Odds in 2012

After bowing out in Doha due to back problems, Roger Federer confirms he is ready to fight for his 17th Grand Slam title in Melbourne. "If my body holds up I will definitely have a chance," he says.

Twice the Cheer

The idea behind “2x Christmas” is simple. Donations of food and daily necessities that more fortunate people have a surplus of are donated to the needy. With some 400 tons of gifts to be distributed by the Swiss Red Cross, volunteers from Credit Suisse are helping to sort the parcels. By doing so, they learn about the plight of the less fortunate in Switzerland and Eastern Europe.

Banking on Wheels in Malawi

Credit Suisse has been committed to microfinance since 2002, supporting and working with a variety of specialized partner organizations. We paid a visit to two microfinance clients in southern Malawi, in the company of credit advisors from Opportunity International.

Credit Suisse Pleased with Social Media Campaign

Credit Suisse's social media campaign – featuring the top prize of a meet and greet with Roger Federer – was a total success. 15,035 people took part in the Facebook competition. The winner is from Italy.