100% sustainable. 100% preferred.
For the first time, UBS is making sustainable investments its preferred recommendation for private clients wishing to invest globally. Because sustainable investments aren't just good for the planet and for society – they can be good for investors too.
As the world's leading sustainable investment manager with nearly 25 years' experience in the field, we held $488 billion in sustainable invested assets at the end of 2019. And we are the first truly global wealth manager to make 100% sustainable portfolios our preferred recommendation above traditional investments. So it's only natural we're putting sustainable investing where it belongs: at the heart of all we do.
How much should you invest in doing good?
On average, those who invest according to their values dedicate over a third of their portfolio to sustainable investments.1 But you could do even more. With so many options available today and investors believing that sustainable investing will be mainstream by 2023, you have ample opportunity to invest for good.
If you're unsure about what to do, don't worry, help is at hand. Your UBS advisor can guide you through every step.
How do I get started?
Sustainable investing insights
Take a closer look at the world of sustainable investments – and discover the difference it could make for you.
Learn why ESG factors matter for financial performance, why it accelerated as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and why we expect this trend to continue going forwards.
Learn how you can incorporate sustainability into your investments, and make sure to align your portfolio to a trend that we only expect to accelerate in the coming years.
We want to shape the future of sustainable investing. Why? Because we believe these investments can deliver returns with less risk to your money. We are also confident that sustainable investing will soon become the world's most widely accepted way of investing.2, 3
Furthermore, as the world's leading wealth manager,4 we feel responsible for helping change things for the better. We have the capital, solutions and expertise to make a big difference globally.
These aren’t just words. We walk the talk. In 2017, we announced our intention to raise USD 5 billion in client assets over the next five years to help plug funding gaps needed to reach the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). And you’ll always have a team of sustainable investing experts helping you do more for your ﬁnances and the world.