of the assets UBS managed in 2018 took sustainability criteria (environmental, social and governance) into account.
USD 5 billion
of client assets is the amount UBS is committed to allocate to new impact investments dedicated to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations (SDGs) by the end of 2021.
As part of the global initiative “RE100," UBS aims to source all electricity from renewable energy by the end of 2020.
of UBS's CO2 emissions from air travel have been offset with certified projects since 2007.
hours is the amount of time more than 4,500 employees throughout Switzerland served as volunteers for charitable organizations in 2018, one third of which were in the areas of education and social entrepreneurship.
people benefitted from the bank's societal engagement in 2018. This includes students with learning difficulties benefitting from mentors or young people being inspired to take interest in the economy and entrepreneurship through Young Enterprise Switzerland.
ago UBS first started to support projects and initiatives in the fields of education and social and cultural activities in Switzerland with its independent foundations
fully-endowed and permanent professors at the UBS International Center of Economics in Society contribute to the University of Zurich's top position in the field of economics and encourage the exchange of ideas between academia and society.
key partnerships through which UBS promotes education and innovation are: SwissSkills, the Swiss Finance Institute, Switzerland Innovation digitalswitzerland and the Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation.