UBS and its employees are involved in numerous projects that benefit the community in Switzerland. Our volunteering, a donation program and grants support and empower people, projects and organizations in the areas of education and entrepreneurship as well as the environment, societal issues and culture. Our goal is to make an active contribution to shaping the future of Switzerland as a strong business location.
UBS Employee Donations
UBS Employee Donations is a program that benefits ten Swiss charitable organizations per year. All employees who work in Switzerland can support these selected charitable organizations through donations. UBS matches donations of up to CHF 3,500 per person, per year.
When choosing projects, UBS attaches importance to contributing to a broad range of charitable activities at home and abroad. These range from supporting poor families in Switzerland and the support of educational projects in countries in the developing world. The careful vetting of organizations ensures that employees' donations are used effectively and efficiently.
UBS also works with the Swiss Red Cross and the UBS Optimus Foundation Emergency Rapid Response Fund. In the event of disasters, the two partners make it possible for UBS employees to donate quickly and without unnecessary bureaucracy.