Sustainability Redefining the way you think about sustainable investing

For 20 years our team has been implementing sustainable portfolio solutions for institutional investors across the globe. Backed by our distinguished expertise, proprietary sustainability data, and a diverse research platform, we build tailored strategies to meet your investment goals while focusing on the impact to society and the environment.


Latest insights

Up in the air on carbon: How investors can leverage carbon data

White paper

For professional investors. Much of the investment industry has begun incorporating carbon emissions data into investment decisions, but the way forward is complex and requires analysis that goes beyond standard carbon emissions data. Our new paper goes in-depth on how to help you think about and incorporate data analysis into your investment decisions.

Research

Changing finance, financing change: the advent of impact measurement for public equities and the button, as this was getting lost.

What is the impact of your investments? Get expert information from UBS Asset Management!

Measuring the social and environmental impact of public companies

Video

Listen as our UBS Sustainable Investors team and Piet Klop, Senior Advisor at PGGM, outline their initiatives and goals to develop impact methodology in this new video.

White paper and webinar recording

Stranded assets: What lies beneath

White paper

For professional investors. As evidence of climate change mounts, investors are considering the stranded assets hypothesis, which argues that fossil fuel reserves cannot be safely burned without triggering runaway global warming. Dr. Dinah Koehler and Bruno Bertocci of the UBS Sustainable Investors team led an in-depth study on stranded assets.

White paper

Climate change: A risk to the global middle class

White paper

Dinah Koehler, Head of Research for the Sustainable Equities team, and Paul Donovan, Global Economist at UBS Investment Bank, assess the economic implications of climate change on the world's middle class.

White paper

A revolution in equity investing - A deeper dive into nonfinancial data

White paper

Equity investing and security analysis are undergoing a paradigm shift toward a sharper focus on evaluating intangible assets. In parallel, sustainable investing is transforming from an investment approach heavily reliant on exclusionary screens and haunted by questions about underperformance toward identifying outperforming companies using an extended mosaic of nonfinancial data.

White paper Adding value to investing

Adding value(s) to investing

White Paper

In recent years, growing portions of society have raised concerns about the prevailing economic growth model.
This introduction to SI is targeted at investors new to the field as well as those with some familiarity who wish to learn more.


Newsletter

UBS Sustainable and Impact Investing News Flash

Newsletter: Sustainable and Impact Investing

Keep informed about new sustainable and impact solutions and thought leadership papers.


Discover the range of broad thematic SRI funds and strategies offered by our Sustainable Equities team

 
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

In 2009, UBS Asset Management became an Investment Manager signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). This global investor initiative is designed to provide a framework for the better integration of ESG considerations into mainstream investment practice.

We recognize the growing importance of ESG investments on the dynamics of the asset management  industry. Increasingly, we see our clients and their consultants focusing on this important aspect of their investments.

Specific information

In the year to 31 December 2016, UBS Asset Management gave instructions to vote on 97,670 separate resolutions at 9,895 company meetings. Further details regarding our voting information can be found below, including fund specific disclosures where required.

UBS`s own commitment

UBS is firmly committed to corporate responsibility and actively strives to understand, assess, weigh and address the concerns and expectations of the firm's stakeholders.