External recognition

UBS's Community Affairs program has an outstanding reputation and has received numerous awards:

  • Ten Dragon Awards including the Lord Mayor's 25th Anniversary Award 2012, for the company that has made more impact in the community in London than any other in the last 25 years
  • Three Business in the Community (BITC) Awards for Excellence including Employee volunteering Award Winner 2013
  • Two Better Society Awards: Partnership with a National Charity (2016) and Commitment to the Community - National Company (2015)
  • National CSR Award in 2016 for Best Community Development
  • Two Corporate Engagement Awards: Most effective long-term programme (Gold) and Best educational programme (Silver)
  • UBS in Poland received an award for the "Top Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year 2013" at the Poland Outsourcing and Shared Services Awards
  • UBS in Italy was awarded the Best Newcomer in the 2011 BITC European Employee Volunteering Awards
  • UK Prime Minister’s Big Society Award 2011

“UBS’s partnership with the Bridge Academy has created invaluable opportunities for the Academy’s pupils, their local community, and for UBS’s staff. It has been and continues to be a leading example of what business-community partnerships can achieve, and I congratulate everyone involved.”

The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, UK Prime Minister