Ratings and recognitions

In 2019, we continued to gain industry recognition for our commitment to improving performance under ESG criteria and for our efforts in offering clients world-class expertise and sustainable products. For the fifth year running, we were named the best performer in the Diversified Financial Services and Capital Markets Industry of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the most widely recognized corporate sustainability rating. MSCI ESG Research maintained our rating at AA, while Sustainalytics ranked our firm as an industry leader.

Ratings and recognitions

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Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance

UBS result

Industry leader

Index member of DJSI World and DJSI Europe

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CDP

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Climate change

UBS result

Climate A- rating (on Leadership band)2

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Sustainalytics

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ESG performance

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Leader score within our industry 95th percentile ranking

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MSCI

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ESG performance

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AA rating

Top three among primary peer group3

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ISS-ESG

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ESG performance

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Corporate responsibility prime status

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FTSE4Good Index

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ESG performance

UBS result

Index member

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Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019

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Philanthropic advice

UBS result

Winner

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Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019

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SRI / Social impact investing

UBS result

Winner

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PWM / The Banker Global Private Banking Awards 2019

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Sustainable investing

UBS result

Winner

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Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2019

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Best ESG Hybrid Fund

UBS result

Winner

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Environmental Finance Sustainable Investments Awards 2019

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Best ESG Initiative of the Year

UBS result

Winner

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GRESB Real Estate, Debt and Infrastructure assessments

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Sustainability performance of real asset portfolios worldwide

UBS result

Submission of 20 of REPM’s (Real Estate & Private Markets) flagship funds (across real estate equity, real estate debt and infrastructure globally), representing 95% of REPM’s direct pooled real estate and infrastructure vehicles globally. 15 real estate and infrastructure funds achieved 5-star status, the highest recognition available

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ShareAction

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Stewardship

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AM ranked as the leading asset manager globally for voting on climate-related resolutions

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Corporate Engagement Awards

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Community investment

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Gold for Best Educational Programme

Best alignment of brand values through sponsorship activity

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Better Society Awards (UK)

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Community investment

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Highly Commended for Commitment to Local Community

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Global Good Awards (UK)

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Community investment

UBS result

Gold for Community Partnerships in Education and Entrepreneurships

Silver Award in the Best Education Project category for UBS’s 10 year partnership with The Bridge Academy

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2019 Top 10 Enterprises for Public Welfare (China)

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Community investment

UBS result

Winner of the Charity Award

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Japan Corporate Philanthropy Award (Japan)

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Community investment

UBS result

Grand Prix of the Award

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Employer of Tomorrow Award (Polish Agency for Enterprise Development)

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Employment-related and community investment

UBS result

Winner

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World’s Most Attractive Employers (Universum)

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Employment-related

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Top 50

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Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Employment-related

UBS result

Index member

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Working Mother magazine's "100 Best Companies" (US)

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Employment-related

UBS result

Top 100

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (Human Rights Campaign), US

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Employment-related

UBS result

15th consecutive year

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The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers (UK)

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Employment-related

UBS result

Top 100

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Best HR Center of Expertise in Greater China Award (HRoot 2019)

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Employment-related

UBS result

Winner