Your values define you. But do your investments reflect who you are? As a global leader in sustainable investing,4 we can help your portfolio live up to your principles, without compromising performance.2, 3 So your investments don’t only say good things about you, they do good for everyone.
of investors already invest sustainably1
You can do good without sacrificing returns
It’s a myth that you will give up performance when you invest sustainably. Returns are comparable to conventional investments.2, 3 And with companies and funds beginning to report on their social and environmental contribution, it’s getting easier to see how you’re making a difference.
How do I get started?
Other ways UBS can help you make a difference
Here at UBS, we have a long tradition of giving back. Last year alone, the UBS Optimus improved the lives of 2 million of the world’s most vulnerable citizens: children. And it’s only one of the ways UBS can help you make the most of your giving.
of investors want to make the world a better place1
Tackling the world's most critical problems together
Our WEF 2020 whitepaper focuses on ways in which investors can align their investments towards a climate smart future.
Sustainable investing after COVID-19
Explore the five trends arising as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and global mitigation measures.
Sustainability risk information
Under the 2019/2088 Regulation (EU) on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector (so-called "Disclosure" or "SFDR"), UBS (France) S.A. integrate sustainability risks including risks associated to climate change and biodiversity in its investment advice or insurance advice. Additional information on UBS's (France) S.A. policies on the integration of sustainability risks is available with you Client Advisor and at www.ubs.com/SFDR.
Sustainability risks are financial risks that are defined as environmental, social or governance events or conditions that, if they occur, could cause an actual or a potential material negative impact on the value of the investment. Sustainability risk statements cover all investment management mandates and investment advice or insurance advice.
Can I find additional product-specific information online?
Additional information on investment management mandates and funds managed by UBS LA MAISON de Gestion is available with you Client Advisor and at www.lamaisondegestion.com/notre-demarche-responsable.
For information about life insurance contracts that promote environmental or social characteristics or have sustainable investment as its objective under the SFDR Regulations, please visit the insurer's website.
Sustainability in action
Invest in everyone’s future
A scientist designs microscopes that virtually anyone, anywhere can build
Invest for a better climate
Survival situation: Rob and Barney Swan risk their lives to spur action on climate change
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.
We work hard to make the world a better place, not to win awards. We’re grateful the industry recognizes our efforts. Here are some of the awards and recognition we’ve received for putting people – and the planet – ﬁrst.
Wealth Manager of the Year in the Environmental Finance IMPACT Awards 2020
Ranked first by our peers for our philanthropy and ESG/Impact Investing capabilities and services
Ranked first for expertise in sustainable products and impact investments
Gold Class Sustainability Award 2018