Turning aspirations into action

Committed to sustainable outcomes, without compromise

Through exacting standards, we aim to drive long-term performance for clients, with robust investment processes and a true focus on top-tier client service delivery. At the same time, we systematically adopt a sustainability lens across a range of our investment decisions, with the thought leadership, metrics and influence in the industry to drive positive 'impact' – whether you’re seeking ESG compliance, Impact or ‘Transition’ Investing.

Our sustainability ambition

At UBS Asset Management, we’re focused on helping our clients achieve their sustainable investment and decarbonization objectives. With over 20 years’ sustainable investing expertise at UBS Asset Management, we continue to develop a range of sustainable strategies that are aimed at helping drive positive change, beyond just financial returns.

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We have

  • Embedded sustainability across a range of our investment strategies
  • Created a selection of sustainable and impact investing strategies across asset classes
  • Calculated carbon portfolio foot-printing for clients’ portfolios
  • Received awards for our active engagement with companies in our portfolios
  • Joined and led industry groups – like being a founding member of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative – to drive positive change on sustainable investing

One UBS, one focus

UBS key commitments

  • Founder Member Net Zero Banking Alliance
  • Carbon Disclosure Project founding signatory
  • User of Global Reporting Initiative reporting framework
  • User of Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure framework
  • UN Environmental Program Finance Initiative member
  • Global Impact Investing Network member
  • Group-wide ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System
  • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil member
  • UN Global Compact signatory
  • Founding member and convener of Thun Group of Banks

UBS Asset Management key commitments

  • Founder Member Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative
  • Signatory to Principles for Responsible Investment
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change
  • Asian Corporate Governance Association
  • UK Investor Forum
  • UK Governance Forum
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board member
  • Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmarks
  • Swiss Sustainable Finance member (since 2015)
  • Climate Action 100+
  • IFC Operating Principles for Impact Management
  • One Planet Investment Initiative

Our purpose

Our purpose is clear: Reimagining the power of investing and connecting people for a better world. Whether through directing financing for social progress, promoting philanthropy, and contributing to our communities, we are constantly stretching ourselves and challenging our peers to lead by example.